Choose Ohio First Scholarship

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The Choose Ohio First Scholarship program supports Ohio residents who are enrolled in STEMM academic programs.

The Kent State nursing program at the Kent and Stark campuses is participating in this program for the 2020-2021 academic year.


  • Tuition assistance, nursing textbooks, and testing products
  • Professional and peer mentoring
  • Specialized clinical experiences at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center (Kent students)/Aultman¬†Hospital (Stark students) leading to a position as an STNA and future RN


  • Must live in Ohio
  • Must consider working in Ohio after earning the BSN degree

The scholarship application will be scored on high school GPA and ACT/SAT score. Previous healthcare experience and diversity will be taken into consideration.