Student Microgrants

Microgrants from $99-500 for Students

This program will launch in summer 2023. Application coming soon!

LaunchNET is offering funding via microgrants to help Kent State student entrepreneurs move their ideas forward and reach their goals.

  • Grants range from $99-500

  • Available for both new and currently launched ventures

  • Applicants must be current Kent State students

  • Priority will be given to new applicants

    • Returning microgrant award winners will need to have completed follow-up meetings from previous award and have a compelling need/reasoning to be considered for a new request

Applications will be reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis until funding runs out. Applicants may be contacted for additional information about their request.

Microgrants will be distributed through the Kent State scholarship system.  If you have any questions about this process, please email



A video presentation is required as part of your application for the Microgrant. Videos should be 90 seconds or less and focus on your venture and why you are requesting funds. For tips on presenting and how to frame your pitch, please check out our Business Pitch Handout