Global Diversity Scholarship is dedicated to diversify the student body and make sure specific regions are represented at Kent State campus.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY

  • International new FRESHMAN that demonstrate excellent academics and come from underrepresented regions
  • Jointly nominated by the departments and the Office of Global Education
  • Students will add to the diversity of the student population based on country/region of origin or ethno-linguistic background
  • Having a minimal overall GPA of 3.0 on US 4.0 scale
  • Unconditional Admission to Kent State University as a freshman

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Students must be admitted prior to applying for the scholarship and will need to submit scholarship application form that includes an essay to be considered for scholarship.  

DEADLINE

  • Application deadline Fall semester- April 1st
  • Application deadline Spring semester- October 1st

AMOUNT  

One-time award ranges from $2,000-$5,000 will be distributed to awardees who have been awarded Global Diversity Scholarship.  Awards disbursed in April for Fall and November for Spring.