How do I apply for scholarships at Kent State University?

INCOMING FRESHMEN:

Students who will attend the Kent Campus should complete the Undergraduate Application for Admission and be admitted to the Kent Campus of Kent State University no later than February 1, to ensure that you are considered for incoming freshmen scholarships awarded by the Admissions Office, Honors College, and the Student Financial Aid Office.

Incoming freshmen scholarship awards are based on academic credentials (cumulative high school GPA and test scores).

In addition to scholarships awarded by the Admissions Office, Honors College and Student Financial Aid Office, students can also apply for scholarships awarded by Colleges and other departments at Kent State University.

Students who will attend a Regional Campus should contact that campus for more information regarding scholarship opportunities and deadline dates.

Visit the Kent State Online Scholarship Search

CONTINUING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship awards are based on academic performance (cumulative Kent State University GPA) and in some cases the student’s academic major, talent, financial need, extracurricular activities and demonstrated leadership.

In addition to scholarships awarded by the Student Financial Aid Office, students can also apply for scholarships awarded by various departments at Kent State University.

Students who will attend a Regional Campus should contact that campus for more information regarding scholarship opportunities and deadline dates.

Visit the Kent State Online Scholarship Search

INCOMING TRANSFER STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Students who will attend the Kent Campus should apply and be admitted to Kent State University no later than July 1 for the fall semester and December 1 for the spring semester, in order to be considered for incoming transfer student scholarships awarded by the Admissions Office and the Student Financial Aid Office.

Scholarship awards are based on academic cumulative GPA from all prior colleges attended and the number of credit hours earned.

In addition to scholarships awarded by the Admissions Office, Honors College and Student Financial Aid Office, students can also apply for scholarships awarded by Colleges and other departments at Kent State University.

Visit the Kent State Online Scholarship Search