School of Teaching, Learning & Curriculum Studies

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Middle Childhood/Adolescent & Young Adult Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled in Middle Childhood Education (MCED) Advanced Study (licensure) program or the Adolescent and Young Adult (ADED) Advanced Study (licensure) program.

Stanley and Deborah Gudel May 4th Memorial Scholarship in Education
Scholarship for students enrolled in Early, Middle, or Adolescent & Young Adult education who have and maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The Katherine and Stephen Steiert Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a student with a sophomore standing or above (including graduate students) with a 3.0 GPA majoring in Adolescent and Young Adult Education. Funds to be applied to tuition.

Herbert E. & Eloise C. Hurd Scholarship
Scholarship recipients should have a junior or senior standing, enrolled full time (during the academic year the award is activated) in a declared major that prepares the recipient to teach in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, or education with a minimum GPA of 3.5. The intent of this scholarship is to encourage and support non-traditional students, first preference will be given to qualified mature applicants at least thirty years old who have entered the University after other life experiences and who meet the criteria.

The Glen R. and Fredericka M. Lindquist School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies Scholarship for Int'l Study
This scholarship shall be awarded to students during their student teaching semester who are enrolled in the Consortium for Overseas Student Teaching program (COST). Applicants must submit a one-page essay detailing why they want to teach abroad and preference will be given to students who have not previously traveled outside of the United States. 

Vernon E. and Diane M. Roberts Memorial
Support scholarships for a student enrolled in the College of Education, Health and Human Services who are studying School Counseling or Adolescent and Young Adult Education with an emphasis on teaching Language Arts/English.

Grace Louise Smith Scholarship Fund
Scholarship to support a student in good standing in the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies majoring in Integrated Social Studies. The scholarship shall begin in the freshman year and continue through to graduation. The scholarship is based on financial need.

Margaret E. Ratcliff Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for students who are enrolled in and pursuing a degree in the College of Education, Health and Human Services, have a desire to serve as a teacher and are enrolled in an undergraduate program.

Elizabeth Mancuso Middle Childhood Education Scholarship
Scholarship to support students majoring in Middle Childhood Education.

Marion Van Campen Scholarship
Scholarship for a student enrolled in the College of EHHS in either Early or Middle Childhood education, and has successfully completed one semester of classes.

Dennis Luchin Scholarship for Concerned Educators of Black Students
Scholarship to provide academic support to African American students demonstrating financial need pursuing a Master’s degree or Doctoral degree in Reading Education at KSU. Covers tuition and books

Ethel Mary Kotis Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for a female, Ohio resident, majoring in Early Childhood, Middle Childhood or Adolescent to Young Adult Education. Must have a junior or senior standing, have financial need and a GPA in the upper quarter of her class.

Diane Burbick Scholarship
Scholarship with a first preference going to a female Kent State University student from the Six District Educational Compact; either she participated in The Diane Burbick Math and Science conference for Middle School Girls; or is in the Compact's Teaching Professions College Tech Prep initiative with the desire to teach math and/or science. Should be an undergraduate student with preference given to an incoming freshman student, admitted to and enrolled in a teacher licensure program in the College of Education, Health and Human Services that leads specifically to licensure in mathematics and/or science. Currently this includes integrated mathematics, integrated science, earth science, life science, life science/chemistry, physical science, and middle childhood education with a concentration in either mathematics or science or both.

Marlene and Alan Evans Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship
The recipients of this scholarship shall be an African-American student from Ohio, preferred but not limited to a graduate of Kent Roosevelt High School with a high school GPA of 3.0. Candidate should have potential for strong leadership as demonstrated through service and extracurricular activities, have good verbal and written communication skills, and who is enrolled in a Teacher Education program. Must have demonstrated financial need. As part of the Scholarship, the student shall be offered student employment through the Instructional Resource Center (IRC). The student must maintain satisfactory work performance.

Martha Thompson Corbett Scholarship
Merit based scholarship for a student who has completed at least 30 credit hours, has declared a major in either Early or Middle Childhood education, has a minimum 3.3 GPA, is an Ohio resident, and has volunteered in teaching or community service in any area. It is renewable for one year if GPA minimum is met.

Lillian Pollack Cawley Early Childhood Scholarship
Scholarship for a student majoring in Early Childhood Education, pursuing either a BS in Education, Master in Education, Master of Arts, or Master of Teaching. Awarded to the student with greatest financial need provided the student maintains a GPA of 3.0.

James A & Dorothy Rinier Scholarship in Education
Scholarship for two full-time undergraduate students who are Early Childhood Education majors with a junior or senior standing and a GPA of 3.5 in their major and 3.0 overall. Students must be a U.S. citizen.

Dr. Beverly Seidel Scholarship in Health and Physical Education
Scholarship for a student in the Physical Education or Health and Physical Education major with additional emphasis on academic achievement, professionalism, and leadership.

Claire Yost Anderson Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time graduate student whose intention/goal is to teach in America's classrooms and/or laboratories, preferably diverse economically, racially or culturally, and in the specialized disciplines of music, dance, art or physical education.

Betty S Truog Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for students majoring in physical education and plan to teach at the elementary, secondary or post-secondary level. Recipients must have junior, senior, or graduate level rank, have a 3.0 GPA or better, must have participated in intramural and/or intercollegiate sports.

Mary Beth Ikerman Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship fund for a Physical Education female major at the upper division level.

Rose Arnold & Lucille Wilson Graduate Scholarship Fund
Scholarship fund to support Kent State University students returning for a Masters of Art in Teaching (MAT) degree. Must be an education major, minimum GPA of 3.0, demonstration of financial need, and written essay focusing on the intent of the scholarship.

Dave Toothaker Alumni Scholarship Fund
Full-time Kent State University students with a junior class standing and a minimum of 60 credit hours completed. Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, and majoring in Physical Education Professional (PEP), with a concentration in either Physical Education Teacher Education or Health and Physical Education Teacher Education. Funds directed toward tuition.

Judith L Oslin Scholarship
Scholarship for Physical Education and/or combined Physical Education and Health Education Major (HPE), with outstanding leadership and service and has completed 2 or more semesters with a 2.75 GPA or better. Priority given to student from Cleveland, Ohio or other Ohio urban area.

Dr. Robert W and Janine G Obee Endowed Education Scholarship
This scholarship will be selected on the basis of being a declared undergraduate Early Childhood Education major in any class standing; incoming freshman must rank in the Top 10% of their graduating class, or be in the 90th or above percentile ACT or equivalent score; sophomores, juniors, and seniors must maintain a 3.5 GPA; renewable by new application; extreme financial need as defined by current federal formulas or as determined by the Office of Financial Aid; graduates of small public schools whose graduating class was less than 200 students. Funds will support, tuition, room and board, fees, books and supplies, and authorized travel expenses.

Mary K Deisman Scholarship in Mathematics Education
Scholarship applicants should be enrolled in either the undergraduate Integrated Mathematics Program (IMTH) in the advanced study phase or the Masters of Arts in Teaching Program (MAT) with licensure in Integrated Mathematics. Minimum GPA of 2.75. Preference given to students with financial need. Funds may be applied to tuition, room and board, fees, books and supplies, travel expenses.