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Choose Ohio First STEMM Scholarships

Scholarships are available up to $4,200 per year (based on full-time credit hours) for first year students interested in majoring in STEM fields (biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, mathematics), or nursing, specifically RN-BSN students from Stark State College who will continue at Kent State University.

 


Eligibility criteria

  • 3.0 GPA
  • Admittance to Kent State University at Stark for Fall 2020
  • Registered for at least 6 credit hours

DEADLINE

  • Review of applications will be begin March 30, 2020 and will continue until filled
  • Applicants receiving the scholarship will be notified by May 1, 2020

Applicants must submit

  • Completed online scholarship application.
  • Essay indicating why you are interested in a STEM occupation in northeast Ohio. Your essay must be typed, double-spaced and 500-1,000 words. You will upload your essay when you complete the online scholarship application.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
    • One letter should come from a teacher.
    • Letters of recommendation must be submitted via email by the person writing the recommendation. Email letters to ksustarkcof@kent.edu.

SUBMIT 2020-21 APPLICATION


QUESTIONS

Email all inquiries about the Choose Ohio First program at Kent State Stark to ksustarkcof@kent.edu.

Program Coordinators:

  • Dr. Bathi Kasturiarachi, Mathematics
  • Dr. Chrissy Kauth, Nursing
  • Dr. Greg Smith, Biological Sciences