Student Financial Aid

If you are a new Kent State University student, you can still apply for a variety of scholarships for fall 2018. New Freshman Scholarships Kent State is still awarding these three scholarships for new freshmen: Oscar Ritchie Memorial Scholarship, Trustee Scholarship and the University Award for Out-of-State Students. Oscar Ritchie Memorial Scholarship Amount: $3,000 per year Type: Renewable Trustee Scholarship Amount: $1,000-$5,000 per year Type: Renewable University Award for Out-of-State Students Amount: $4,266 Type: Renewable Access New Freshm...

One Stop for Student Services will serve as a single point-of-contact for student customer services previously provided at the Bursar, Registrar and Student Financial Aid offices.

Although it opened in June, One Stop for Student Services will soon get its largest group of students as the fall semester quickly approaches. As part of the "Students First" Initiative, the One Stop for Student Services serves as a single point-of-contact for student customer services previously provided at the Bursar, Registrar and Student Financial Aid offices. One Stop counselors are cross-trained and provide holistic advising in these areas. The One Stop is located on the first floor of University Library at the Kent Campus. Comprehensive student services also will...

True or false -- only star athletes and academic all-stars receive funding for college? False! David Garcia, Kent State University’s associate vice president for enrollment management, talks with WKYC about the misconceptions of financial aid. Watch more here as WKYC explores scholarships for all kinds of students. ...

What began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University senior Carissa Deeds could have imagined.  A few months ago, Deeds was awarded the first Kent State University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship. In the essay that secured her award, Deeds wrote about how working at the library helped her meet new people and made the transition from high school to college smoother.   “This is going to be a huge help financially,” Deeds said. “Because I am working on both a major in early education and a minor in sign lang...

What began as a job to help pay for college and meet new people turned into a bigger reward than Kent State University senior Carissa Deeds could have imagined. A few months ago, Deeds was awarded the first Kent State University Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship. In the essay that secured her award, Deeds wrote about how working at the library helped her meet new people and made the transition from high school to college smoother. “This is going to be a huge help financially,” Deeds said. “Because I am working on both a major in early education and a minor in sign language in four ...