There are a number of financial aid options available to LGBTQ students. Some options for financial aid help can be found here and through the links below.
Two financial aid options are available through the LGBTQ Student Center, The LGBTQ Emergency Fund, and The Harry E. Jackson LGBT Endowment Fund Scholarship. Additional resource links are below as well. Please email the Center to request that other specific resources be considered to be adding to this financial support resource list.
The LGBTQ Emergency Fund is available for students in need of additional funding for books, academic supplies, household items, housing, or food. Contact the LGBTQ Student Center if interested in learning more.
The Harry E. Jackson LGBT Endowment Fund Scholarship is available through the generosity of Akron businessman Harry Jackson, who has established a fund to serve the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students on the Kent State University campus. Contact the LGBTQ Student Center if interested in learning more.
Point Foundation is the National LGBTQ Scholarship Fund.
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Students
The Human Rights Campaign coordinates an LGBT Student Scholarship Database