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).  

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List of Available Scholarships and Criteria

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     
  GPA Amount
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

J.E.D.D. Scholarship

The J.E.D.D. Scholarship has a separate application from Kent State Geauga’s application process to make it easier to apply.

Apply for the J.E.D.D. Scholarship

External Scholarships

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.

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