In order to prepare our students for a 21st-century workplace with the knowledge, skills and prowess they will require to become leaders and professionals in their chosen field, Kent State University at Stark is focusing on these key priorities:
Kent State Stark Rising Scholars
Just imagine: You are a middle school student, and you’re told a college education is not achievable for you. Thankfully, Rising Scholars is here to rewrite that narrative. This unique partnership between Kent State University at Stark and school districts in Stark County empowers students who may lack the necessary resources to plan and prepare for success after high school. Upon completion of the program, Rising Scholars students are eligible for a tuition-free education at Kent State Stark and will become mentors to work with younger students in the program. Their dream of attending college is no longer an impossibility; it is a reality.
For anyone wishing to make a true difference, Rising Scholars is it.
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Kent State Stark Scholarships
Many of our students have the talent and drive to succeed, but they lack the financial means to do so. Your gift to a scholarship changes a student’s life today and for generations to come. Our scholarships reach the students who need it the most. Our scholarships show our students that we believe in them. Ultimately, our scholarships fund the future of Stark County.
With the help of our alumni and friends, we can ensure that opportunities remain accessible to students whose ability and ambition are limitless.