Important Dates

Kent State's First Star Academy's first cohort candidates should be aware of these important dates.

After the candidates are selected, the academy will be posting other critical information and dates associated with summer sessions, field trips and other events.  So please check back throughout the course of the program.

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  • January 2020
    • Application available for Cohort 1
  • Feb. 21, 2020
    • Application deadline for Cohort 1
  • March 24, 2020
    • Academy selection
  • April 2020
    • Virtual Scholar Academy Welcome 
  • May 19, 2020
    • Virtual Academy Orientation
  • May 29, 2020
    • Application deadline reopened to May 29, 2020
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  • June 22-July 17, 2020 
    • Summer Academy

Note: Due to COVID-19 Summer Academy will be virtual.

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Note: Due to COVID-19 Saturday Academies are temporarily suspended.