Scholarship Search Checklist for International Students

Steps for starting your scholarship search

Apply for Admission

To be considered for our merit scholarships, you'll need to be an admitted or returning Kent State Student. Get started with your Kent State application today.

What's Your Why? 

Our students all have their “why” for choosing Kent State as an investment in their future. Find out more.

Check Out Kent State’s Scholarship Opportunities

Many departments have special scholarships for students in their majors. ScholarshipUniverse is our scholarship-matching tool for admitted and current Kent State students. ScholarshipUniverse connects Flashes to millions of dollars in external scholarships.

You can also access scholarships that might not yet be in Scholarship Universe from the departmental listing, which appears alongside our ScholarshipUniverse login on this same web page.

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Review International Student Scholarship Information

If you’re interested in pursuing international student scholarships offered at Kent State, our Office of Global Education is here to help. As an international student, you’re qualified for many of the Kent State scholarships.

Find a listing of these opportunities

Complete the Student Financial Aid Scholarship Application

The Student Financial Aid Scholarship Application allows students to be considered for multiple scholarships by completing one application. Each scholarship program below is extremely competitive and awards will be based on available funding.


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Looking for free money for college is going to take as much time, energy and effort as a part-time job. It is worth it.

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