GC Scholarship Personal Statement Instructions

Geauga Campus Scholarship Application: Personal Statement Instructions

All scholarship applicants are required to submit a personal statement to be considered for the scholarships listed on the Geauga Campus Scholarship Application.  Personal statements should describe how your college and community extracurricular activities, service, and employment (including leadership, citizenship, special projects, honors, and awards) will contribute towards your career goals.  Include any other information regarding your background that is pertinent.  Present your information clearly to reflect your thoughts and writing ability.

Personal statements will be uploaded to the online scholarship application in a .doc (Microsoft Word), .docx (Microsoft Word XML), or .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) file format.  Students can also submit personal statements to the Student Services Desk at the Geauga Campus in Burton or the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg labeled ATTN: Scholarship Application, emailed to GeaugaFinAid@kent.edu, or mailed to Geauga Campus, ATTN: Scholarship Application, 14111 Claridon-Troy Road, Burton, Ohio 44021.