Scholarships

At Kent State University, our number one priority is students.  Our goal is to help each and every one of our students explore, engage and succeed with purpose. We believe it is important to provide access to higher education for all students, independent of financial background.

The Best Investment

What is the value of a Kent State education? It goes far beyond dollars and cents. Kent State is the best  investment in your future! 

  • ONLY NORTHEAST OHIO INSTITUTION in the top public schools ranking by U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges list
  • #1 IN OHIO #6
    IN THE NATION
    best university makerspaces
    by great value colleges
  • $400 MILLION in financial aid and scholarships
    awarded in 2018-2019
  • 92% of graduates
    are employed
    or continuing their education within
    6 months of graduation

Incoming freshmen in the class of 2024, who apply for admission by February 1, 2020, will automatically be considered for scholarships based on their high school GPA and test scores. Scholarship awarding to students who apply after February 1 will be based on available funding. You must be a U.S. citizen and plan to enroll full-time at the Kent Campus.

Additional Help

Use these links to help answer any questions you may have regarding scholarships.

Kent State University makes every effort to provide accurate, timely, and current information. However, the University reserves the right to change without notice any statement due to federal, state, or institutional changes in policies, procedures, or regulations.