Scholarship applications are due on May 15.
Kent State Geauga Campus and Twinsburg Academic Center scholarship application should be completed online. Students with accessibility needs are encouraged to call 330-888-6400 or 440-834-4187 for assistance or to receive a paper copy. Please read through the criteria before beginning the scholarship application to identify for which scholarship(s) you qualify. The scholarship application requires a personal statement completed and ready to upload upon completing the scholarship application. Applicants are encouraged to review the personal statement requirements prior to beginning the scholarship application.
Kent State Scholarships
To apply for any scholarship, please submit the application along with any requested supporting documents to the Student Services desk at the Geauga Campus or Twinsburg Academic Center, via email or by mail (Kent State University Geauga Campus, Financial Aid, ATTN: Scholarship Application, 14111 Claridon Troy Rd., Burton OH 44021).
In addition, Kent State University offers a variety of scholarship opportunities available. Scholarship awards are based on a variety of criteria including academic merit, demonstrated financial need, field of study, participation in a specific program, membership in an organization or activity, and/or any combination of the above. Review the information at the Kent State University Financial Aid website to identify additional scholarships for which you may qualify.
Freshman Merit Scholarships
Freshman Merit Scholarships are awarded on the basis of high school academic performance. These scholarships do not require repayment. Priority will be given to students who have applied and been accepted to Kent State Geauga and the Twinsburg Academic Center by February 1, 2020, and are enrolled by July 1, 2020.
Students must be enrolled in at least six credit hours at Kent State Geauga and the Twinsburg Academic Center to receive the scholarship.
|Freshman Merit Scholarship Amounts Awarded|
|Merit Scholarship I||3.7-4.0||$1,500/year|
|Merit Scholarship II||3.25-3.69||$1,000/year|
|Merit Scholarship III||3.0-3.24||$750/year|
|Merit Scholarship IV||2.8-2.99||$250/year|
The J.E.D.D. Scholarship has a separate application from Kent State Geauga’s application process to make it easier to apply.
Students are encouraged to consider scholarships available outside of Kent State University. Information related to outside scholarships, grants, and/or other resources received by students to help pay education-related expenses must be reported annually to the Student Financial Aid Office. Please review the Outside Resources Form for more information.
Additional Resources for Scholarships
Scholarship Help Tabling Events
We will be doing tabling on campus to help students apply for scholarships.
|April 15||5 p.m. - 6 p.m.||Twinsburg Academic Center|
|April 16||9 a.m. - 10 p.m.||Geauga Campus in Burton|
|April 21||3 p.m. - 4 p.m.||Geauga Campus in Burton|
|April 22||9 a.m. - 10 p.m.||Twinsburg Academic Center|
Additional dates will be added at a later date.