Geauga Campus Scholarship Criteria | Kent State Geauga | Kent State University

Geauga Campus Scholarship Criteria

Access Scholarship
  • 2.8 cumulative high school G.P.A.

  • Incoming new freshman

  • Geauga County resident
  • Enrolled in 12 or more credit hours each semester
  • Deadline May 15
The Dr. Shirley J. Barton Endowed Scholarship
  • Student must have earned a KSU technical associate degree and be admitted to pursue a Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrate financial need (current FAFSA required)
  • Evidence of motivation, character, ability, and potential
  • Demonstrates leadership on campus and in the community
  • This scholarship requires a separate application available online at www.kent.edu/financialaid/scholarships
  • Deadline March 31
Campus Scholarship (Current Students)
  • 3.0 cumulative G.P.A.
  • Registered for 6 or more credit hours for each semester
  • Must have attended Kent State Geauga or the Regional Academic Center for one full semester
  • Two references with at least one being a faculty member
  • FAFSA on file
  • Deadline May 15
Campus Scholarship (Incoming New Freshmen)
  • 3.0 cumulative high school G.P.A.
  • Registered for 6 or more credit hours each semester
  • Two references with at least one being a high school faculty member
  • FAFSA on file
  • Deadline May 15
William T. & Margaret R. Clark Scholarship for the Geauga Campus
  • Geauga County resident
  • Sophomore status or above
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
  • Preference given to Education, Health Care, Business, or Humanities majors
  • Must submit a 300 word on career aspirations
  • Two letters of recommendation which support the applicant's career intent, academic achievement, and community engagement
  • Deadline May 15
Faculty Scholarship
  • Minimum cumulative 2.70 G.P.A.
  • One letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • 500 word (maximum) personal statement (optional) 
  • Deadline May 15
Fairmount Minerals Endowed Scholarship
  • Geauga County resident
  • Minimum of 12 credit hours completed
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the Geauga Campus
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative G.P.A.
  • Deadline May 15
    Geauga County Township Association Endowed Scholarship
    • Geauga County resident
    • Attending the Kent State Geauga Campus or Regional Academic Center
    • Completed 12 or more credit hours
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • 500 word essay
    • Deadline May 15
    Giardina-Lindeman Endowed Scholarship
    • Registered for a full time (12 or more credit hours) schedule at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Seeking an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Management, or Technical and Applied Studies
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Deadline May 15
    Loretta Mae Hausmann Holmes Endowed Scholarship in Middle Childhood Education
    • Middle Childhood Education major predominately enrolled at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Deadline May 15
    Gerry and Sally Hornick Endowed Scholarship for Middle Childhood Education
    • Middle Childhood Education major enrolled at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
    • Deadline May 15
    J.E.D.D. Scholarship
    • Applicants must meet be (1) a resident of the Twinsburg Township, or the Village of Remindervile, OR (2) a qualifying employee in the J.E.D.D. area, OR (3) the spouse/child/stepchild of a qualifying employee in the J.E.D.D. area.
    • Applicants claiming eligibility under employment or dependent status of a qualifying employee must state both the name of the employee and name of the employer on the application
    • Applicants must be enrolled in at least 1 class at the Regional Academic Center
    • Applicants must be pursuing an Associate's or Bachelor's degree
    • Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation
    • Applicants must submit a 300-word personal statement
    • Deadline May 15
    Rosemary L. Jividen Endowed Scholarship
    • Parent is/was a Geauga County Public School employee or Kent State Geauga Student who is a Geauga County Resident
    • Applicant must be enrolled at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Deadline May 15
    Kent Campus Connection
    • Available to Regional Campus students transitioning to the Kent Campus
    • 30 credit hours must have been completed at a Regional Campus
    • Applicant must have a declared major
    • Applicant must enroll in 12 or more credit hours at the Kent Campus
    • Separate application required - available in the financial aid office
    • Deadline June 15
    Kent Honors Academic Achievement Awards
    • Minimum 3.5 cumulative G.P.A.
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing who attended a Kent State Regional Campus
    • Applicant must be enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at the Kent Campus per semester
    • Separate application required - Please call the Honors College at 330-672-2312
    • Due June 15
    LifeShare Community Blood Services Scholarship
    • Applicant must be an undergraduate student
    • Minimum cumulative Kent State University 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Six credit hours must have been completed at the Kent State Geauga Campus or Regional Academic Center
    • Applicant must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours at the Kent State Geauga Campus or Regional Academic Center
    • Applicant must have active involvement in ongoing community service
    • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident
    • Scholarship must be used for tuition
    • Note: Applicants do not need to be donors to be eligible to apply
    • Deadline May 15
    Colleen Major Endowed Nursing Scholarship
    • Applicant must be accepted into the BSN nursing program (Second year student or beyond)
    • Applicant must be a Kent State Geauga Campus student
    • Deadline May 15
    David and Connie Mohan Endowed Scholarship for the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg
    • Applicant must have the preponderance of enrolled hours be located at the Regional Academic Center
    • Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours
    • Resident of Northeast Ohio
    • Applicant must have completed 12 or more credit hours of university coursework
    • Minimum cumulative 2.75 G.P.A.
    • Two letters of recommendation that support the applicant's academic achievement and community engagement are required
    • Deadline May 15
    Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation Scholarship
    • Minimum cumulative 2.70 G.P.A.
    • Applicant must have earned 12 credit hours
    • Applicant must be a resident of Summit or Stark County
    • Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours at the Regional Academic Center
    • Deadline May 15
    Returning Adult Student Scholarship (Full Time)
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Minimum 1 year lapse in education
    • Applicant must have completed 2 semesters at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Minimum 24 credit hours completed
    • Applicant must not have completed a prior degree
    • Applicant must be at least 21 years old
    • FAFSA on file
    • Deadline May 15
    Returning Adult Student Scholarship (Part Time)
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Minimum 1 year lapse in education
    • Applicant must have completed 2 semesters at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Applicant must have completed 6-23 credit hours
    • Applicant must not have earned a prior degree
    • Applicant must be at least 21 years old
    • FAFSA on file
    • Deadline May 15
    Rotary Club of Chardon
    • Geauga County resident
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Applicant must have completed 12 hours of college or university coursework
    • Two letters of reference are required with at least 1 from a faculty member
    • Preference will be given based upon financial need
    • Current FAFSA on file
    • Deadline May 15
    Dr. Molly Sergi Endowed Scholarship in History
    • Applicant must be a History major or a returning nontraditional student
    • Applicant must be predominantly enrolled at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
    • Minimum cumulative 2.6 G.P.A.
    • Deadline May 15
    Spitz Memorial Fund
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Applicant must be a returning student
    • Applicant must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at the Geauga Campus
    • Preference is given to an applicant with a declared Bachelor of General Studies (Integrative Studies) major
    • Applicant must be enrolled in 3 or more credit hours each semester
    • No FAFSA required
    • Deadline May 15
    Student Barnes & Noble Book Scholarship
    • Minimum cumulative 2.8 G.P.A.
    • Applicant must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours
    • The scholarship may only be used at the Kent State Barnes & Noble Bookstore (in person or online)
    • Deadline August 1
    Technology Scholarship
    • Applicant must be enrolled in IT, COMT, or the BTAS degree with a computer concentration
    • Applicant must be registered to attend the Kent State Geauga Campus, Regional Academic Center
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Deadline May 15
    Keith and Mamie Tompkins Endowed Scholarship for Middle Childhood Education
    • Geauga County resident
    • Minimum cumulative 2.5 G.P.A.
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
    • Applicant must have a declared Education major with a focus or emphasis on science or math
    • Financial need can be considered, but is not required
    • Deadline May 15
    Walkway Scholarship
    • Geauga County resident
    • Applicant must be a new, incoming freshman
    • Applicant must enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester
    • Minimum 2.8 cumulative high school G.P.A.
    • Deadline May 15
    Terry Weaver Nursing Scholarship
    • Ashtabula, Geauga, Lake, Portage, or Trumbull County resident
    • Applicant must be enrolled in the BSN sequence at the Kent State Geauga Campus
    • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing
    • Minimum cumulative 3.0 G.P.A.
    • Applicant must submit a personal statement of interest
    • Two letters of recommendation must be submitted
    • Deadline May 15

    *Scholarship availability, criteria, and award amount are subject to change

    *Scholarship recipients and their benefactors are invited to attend the annual scholarship dinner