Scholarship Opportunities

Kent State Trumbull offers scholarships to new freshmen, transfers, and currently enrolled students. Scholarships are funded by generous gifts and donations from campus friends, businesses, foundations, faculty/staff, local community, and the University.

A committee of staff and faculty select deserving recipients in May. Scholarships are awarded for Fall and Spring semesters only. The scholarships are not renewable (unless specified) but students may reapply each year. Scholarships are awarded to students on a part-time or full-time basis, depending on the number of hours a student is enrolled per semester at Kent State Trumbull. Scholarships are awarded based on merit, the program of study, county of residence, financial need, and other criteria.

Applications are not required for the Automatic Freshman Scholarships and Transfer Scholarships.

Complete the scholarship application for Campus Scholarships. For more information about scholarships or financial aid, contact Nicolette Fenlock, assistant director, at 330-675-8847 or nmhall@kent.eduThe 2020-2021 Trumbull Campus Scholarship Application closed on May 1. The 2021-2022 Trumbull Campus Scholarship Application will become available on Nov. 1.

Browse our scholarships:

If you are a graduating high school senior who is admitted to Kent State University at Trumbull by May 1 and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0 or greater, you automatically qualify for a scholarship. 

  • These scholarship offers are based on your cumulative high school GPA at the time of admission
  • These scholarships require that you enroll full-time at Kent State Trumbull for the 2021-2022 academic year (12 or more credit hours per semester)
  • You can combine one of these scholarships with other privately funded and Honors scholarships
  • You cannot combine Freshman scholarships (Dean’s, Gold, Silver, or Bronze)

 Scholarship Level

Amount/Year

Cumulative HS GPA

 Full Tuition

$6,561*

4.0

 Dean's Scholarship

$4,000

3.8

 Gold Scholarship

$2,000

3.6

 Silver Scholarship

$1,500

3.3

 Bronze Scholarship

$1,000

3.0

 

The Full-Tuition Scholarship is renewable for four years. You must achieve a 3.5 GPA or higher and maintain continuous full-time enrollment at Kent State Trumbull.

The Dean’s Scholarship is renewable for four years.  You must achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher and maintain continuous full-time enrollment at Kent State Trumbull.

The Gold, Silver & Bronze Scholarships may be renewed for an additional year if you achieve a 3.0 GPA or higher and earn 24 or more credit hours during your Freshman year.

*This is the tuition cost for 2020-21. 

Additional Scholarships Specific to Local High Schools 

Students admitted to Kent State Trumbull by May 1 will be considered for the scholarships below.  There is no additional application needed.  For more information, please email trumbullfinaid@kent.edu.

Edith Bainbridge Memorial Scholarship

Edith Bainbridge was a Warren native employed by Packard Electric who was devoted to her family and church. Even though she never completed high school, Edith supported children and education. She established the scholarship to provide opportunities to students who were never available to her. Additional Criteria: Available for new freshman.

Elizabeth Z. Bartz Scholarship for Howland Tigers

Elizabeth Z. Bartz graduated from Kent State University having earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism in 1980 and a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science in 1982.  She credits the Trumbull Campus and its professors as the place and people who supported her at the beginning of her educational journey. This scholarship will support students who matriculate to Kent State Trumbull from Howland High School, her alma mater.  

Dr. Guion S. Bluford, Jr. Minority STEM Scholarship

Dr. Guy Bluford is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, who was the first African American in space.  The scholarship program was established to support Dr. Bluford’s interest in assisting minority students to pursue a degree in a STEM discipline.  The scholarship is available to graduating seniors from a Trumbull County High School pursuing a STEM degree.  Preference will be given to African American or Hispanic students from Warren G. Harding High School participating in the Inspiring Minds program.  Minimum GPA of 2.5 and ACT score of 21.  The scholarship is renewable for up to an addition 3 semesters by maintaining a GPA of at least 2.5.

Cafaro Foundation Scholarship for Niles Red Dragons

The Cafaro Foundation is a charitable entity established by the Cafaro family in loving memory of William M. Cafaro, the founder of the real estate development and management company that bears his name.  The scholarship will benefit students from Niles, Ohio, home to the Cafaro corporate headquarters and will be awarded to a graduating senior from Niles McKinley High School.

Lawrence Del Pizzo Newton Falls Scholarship

Larry has been a long-standing Mathematics professor at Kent State Trumbull for more than 40 years.  The scholarship will benefit students from Newton Falls, where Larry currently resides and will be awarded to a graduating senior from Newton Falls High School.  

Dr. Gary L. Robinson Chalker High School Scholarship

Gary is an alumnus of Kent State University, having attended the Trumbull campus.  He is originally from Southington, Ohio and a graduate from Chalker High School.  This scholarship will benefit students from his previous home town and will be awarded to a graduating senior from Southington Local High School.

Kent State University at Trumbull Foundation Scholarships

The 2021-2022 Trumbull Campus Scholarship Application is now available!

Apply Here

Adult Non-Traditional Student (ANTS) Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support students that enroll in classes after the traditional college ages of 18-24. In many cases, these students are juggling additional life demands including maintaining a job and raising a family. Additional Criteria:  Students 25 years of age and older.

George Apostolakis Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in 1984 by the Eastern Ohio Automobile Dealers Association in memory of George Apostolakis. George was a community leader and founder of the local Apostolakis Honda and Mazda automobile dealerships. Additional Criteria:  Trumbull County resident.

Atkinson-Hoobler Scholarship
This scholarship was established by George and Betsy Hoobler to support student tutors. Betsy, a professor emeritus of English, has been credited with creating the Kent State Trumbull Skill Center. The Atkinson name has been included in memory of George’s late mother. Additional Criteria: Sophomore status or later, employed as a student tutor.

AVI Foodsystems Scholarship
AVI Foodsystems, located in Warren, Ohio, and founded in 1960, has evolved into one of the most respected and trusted food service companies in the nation. AVI supports the local community in a number of ways, including higher education.

Edith Bainbridge Memorial Scholarship
Edith Bainbridge was a Warren native employed by Packard Electric who was devoted to her family and church. Even though she never completed high school, Edith supported children and education. She established the scholarship to provide opportunities to students which were never available to her. Additional Criteria: Available for new freshman.

Elizabeth Z. Bartz Scholarship for Howland Tigers
Elizabeth Z. Bartz graduated from Kent State University having earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism in 1980 and a Master of Arts Degree in Political Science in 1982.  She credits the Trumbull Campus and its professors as the place and people who supported her at the beginning of her educational journey. This scholarship will support students who matriculate to Kent State Trumbull from Howland High School, her alma mater.  

Dr. Guion S. Bluford, Jr. Minority STEM Scholarship
Dr. Guy Bluford is an American aerospace engineer, retired U.S. Air Force officer and fighter pilot, and former NASA astronaut, who was the first African American in space.  The scholarship program was established to support Dr. Bluford’s interest in assisting minority students to pursue a degree in a STEM discipline.  The scholarship is available to graduating seniors from a Trumbull County High School pursuing a STEM degree.  Preference will be given to African American or Hispanic students from Warren G. Harding High School participating in the Inspiring Minds program.  Minimum GPA of 2.5 and ACT score of 21. The scholarship is renewable for up to an additional three semesters by maintaining a GPA of at least 2.5.

Jack L. Brizzi, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Mary A. Turzillo is a professor emeritus of English from Kent State University at Trumbull. She has established a scholarship in the arts in memory of her son. Additional criteria: Undergraduate student majoring in the arts.

Cafaro Foundation Scholarship for Niles Red Dragons
The mission of the Cafaro Foundation is rooted in the generosity of William M. Cafaro, the founder of the real estate development and management company that bears his name.  For over a half century prior to their passing, Cafaro and his wife Alyce enthusiastically, but quietly, supported churches, schools, hospitals and other charitable causes.  The scholarship will benefit students from Niles, Ohio, home to the Cafaro corporate headquarters and will be awarded to a graduating senior from Niles McKinley High School.

Christman Family Scholarship for Nursing
Sandra L. Christman is a professor emeritus at Kent State University at Trumbull. The scholarship has been established to honor members of her family. Her sister, Carole Botkin, embarked on a nursing career as a non-traditional student after raising eight children. Her brother, Tom Christman, was a student at Kent State University who died in an auto accident. The scholarship also honors Sandra’s parents, James and Ethel Christman. Additional criteria:  Nursing student, 30 years of age or older entering sophomore year, minimum 3.5 GPA, with preference given to applicants with children or who are single parents.

Anne and Walter Ciuba Memorial Scholarship
Gary Ciuba has served as an English professor at Kent State University at Trumbull since 1986. This scholarship was established in memory of his parents. Additional criteria: First preference will go to a student majoring in English; second preference will go to a student majoring in nursing. 

Dorothy T. and Arnold A. Danes Nursing Scholarship
Stephanie Danes Smith is an alumna of Kent State University and current professor for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and School of Communication Studies.  She established the scholarship in memory of her parents who were residents of Trumbull County. Additional criteria: Nursing student.

Lawrence Del Pizzo Newton Falls Scholarship
Larry has been a long-standing Mathematics professor at Kent State Trumbull for more than 40 years.  The scholarship will benefit students from Newton Falls, where Larry currently resides and will be awarded to a graduating senior from Newton Falls High School.  

Luise Finney Young Memorial Scholarship
Luise Finney Young was a member of the Ohio Music Teachers Association and a graduate of the Dana Musical Institute when it was located in Warren. Music was her life. She taught piano lessons to hundreds of students throughout Trumbull County. The scholarship supports students with an interest in music and fine arts. Additional criteria: Trumbull County resident, preference is given to students participating in a music or fine arts program.
 
George Gentithes Memorial Scholarship

George Gentithes was President of the former Area Betterment Council. The scholarship recognizes his unselfish service to the Trumbull County community. Additional criteria:  Trumbull County resident pursuing a degree in Political Science or Pre-Law.

Charles R. and Mary E. Holton, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established in the memory of Charles and Mary Holten, former Warren residents who supported education and local hospitals. Additional criteria: Nursing students admitted into the BSN program, preference given to Howland High School graduates and Trumbull County high school graduates.

William (Bill) C. Horton Memorial Scholarship
Born on July 23, 1933, in Warren, Horton was a local businessman and community leader. He was the owner/operator of Horton Electrical Contracting Inc. for many years, before retiring in 1997. Horton’s passion for the community was displayed through his countless hours committed to volunteer organizations. Horton passed away on August 28, 2013. Additional Criteria: The scholarship supports residents of Trumbull County who are pursuing a degree in business while attending Kent State Trumbull. Special consideration will be given to students who are involved in volunteer activities within the local community.

Michalene Hughley Scholarship
Michalene Hughley attended Kent State Trumbull and Youngstown State University as a single mother raising two children.  Her schooling led to a career in social work with various county and state agencies.  She feels strongly about helping others since many people have helped her along the way.  She has established a scholarship as a way to give back. Additional criteria: Student must be a single parent.


Ann H. and Robert T. Izant, II Memorial Scholarship
The Izants were key contributors within Trumbull County. Robert practiced real estate law for the former Trumbull Savings and Loan Company, while Ann was a dedicated community volunteer who was actively involved with the local Red Cross, as well as the TMH Women’s Auxiliary. Both were great advocates for higher education and Kent State University at Trumbull and created a scholarship endowment to support students.

Jeanette Jackson Memorial Scholarship
The Gillmer Kroehle Foundation has a long history of supporting student scholarships at Kent State Trumbull. Prior to her untimely death, Jackson had a profound impact on the Gillmer-Kroehle Family. The family’s foundation established a scholarship in her memory that supports low-income students. Additional criteria: Minimum GPA of 2.5 and must qualify for financial assistance.

David A. Jewell Memorial Scholarship for Kent State Trumbull
Mrs. Jewell is a life-long resident of Trumbull County, Ohio.  In 2007, she established the David A. Jewell Memorial Scholarship at Kent State University in memory of her son.  The scholarship supports students in the fashion merchandising program with a preference given to residents from Trumbull County.  In 2018, she established an additional scholarship to assist students attending Kent State University at Trumbull.  Additional criteria: Student must be a resident of Trumbull County, have completed 60 or more credit hours, and show financial need.

Kent State Trumbull Advisory Board Scholarship
This scholarship was established through the generosity of the members of the Kent State Trumbull Community Advisory Board. 

Kent State Trumbull Faculty and Staff Scholarship
The Kent State Trumbull Faculty & Staff Scholarship was established in 2012 and is funded through donations from current campus faculty and staff.

Kent State Trumbull Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Association Scholarship
This scholarship was established by members of the Kent State Trumbull Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Association to provide support to students attending Kent State Trumbull. The scholarship signifies their commitment to the university priority of placing “students first.”
 

Nikki Keyser Memorial Nursing Scholarship
This scholarship was established to honor the life of Nikki Keyser to assist Nursing students at Kent State University at Trumbull. Additional criteria:  Nursing student in the BSN program that has completed 30 credit hours.

The Ralph and Marion Gillmer Kroehle Memorial Scholarship
The Kroehle Family have long been community leaders and established a scholarship to benefit future students at Kent State University at Trumbull. The late Ralph Kroehle was President of the former Peerless Electric Company, while the late Marion Gillmer Kroehle was well known in the local arts and healthcare community.

Dr. John S. Latcham Memorial Scholarship
John Latcham retired from Kent State University as professor emeritus after 28 years of service. He taught Political Science and Economics at Kent State University at Trumbull. Through his lifelong commitment to education, he bequeathed a scholarship that was established upon his passing. Additional criteria:  Full-time student enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Larry Lawrence Memorial Scholarship
Larry Lawrence was an active member of the theatre program at Kent State University at Trumbull. He was best known as a prankster that had a way to make people laugh. His most memorable performance was his portrayal of Michael in “The Boys in the Band,” just two weeks prior to passing away from Hodgkin’s disease. In his memory, a scholarship has been established to support theatre students at Kent State University at Trumbull. Additional criteria:  Students involved in the theatre program.

Ruth Linamen Memorial Scholarship
A life-long resident of Warren, Ruth Linamen received both a Bachelors and Masters degree from Kent State University. She worked for much of her career in the Warren City School system and last served as principal at the Henry H. Alden School. The scholarship represents the care for students that Ruth showed throughout her life. Additional criteria: Female resident of Trumbull Country, preference for a non-traditional student pursuing a degree in education.

Paul E. Martin Memorial Scholarship
During his lifetime, Paul Martin maintained a commitment to community service with a focus on higher education and support of Kent State University at Trumbull. In his professional career, he founded the former Martin Chevrolet Dealership in Warren in 1958. The scholarship continues his commitment to Kent State University at Trumbull, and students in the local community. Additional criteria: Trumbull or Mahoning county residents. Preference given to Business majors.

John and Dorothy Masternick Nursing Scholarship
John Masternick was a pioneer in the nursing industry until his passing in 2009. Along with his wife, Dorothy, they developed and operated more than 20 nursing homes under the Windsor House name. Through their foundation, a scholarship has been established to support future students pursuing a career in nursing. Additional criteria:  Nursing student.

Hazel B. Oehler Memorial Scholarship
Hazel Oehler was one of the area’s best known civic and community leaders with involvement in numerous organizations including the YWCA, Trumbull County Community Chest, United Way, American Red Cross, Girl Scouts, and Warren Civic Music Association. Her husband, Dr. Irving Oehler, established the scholarship in her honor and memory upon her death in 1976. Additional criteria:  Non-traditional female student 25 years of age and older.

Nelson and Claudia Reel Medallion Scholarship
A lifelong resident of Trumbull County, Claudia Reel graduated from Kent State University at Trumbull with an Associate Degree in Business that helped to advance her career at Delphi Packard Electric. She established a scholarship that also recognizes her late husband so that area students have an opportunity to receive a college education. Additional criteria:  Trumbull County resident.

Nancy M. (Johnson) Resh Memorial Scholarship
Professor Nancy M. (Johnson) Resh was a well-loved professor of American Sign Language at Kent State University at Trumbull before her untimely death. She is best remembered for her exceptional teaching, her passionate community service, and, above all, her ability to unite members of the deaf and hearing communities both within and outside of the classroom environment. Eligibility for this scholarship includes: Must be a Kent State University at Trumbull student, and undergraduate student at any class level, must be taking at least six credit hours at Kent State University at Trumbull during semester for which the scholarship is awarded, must have a 3.0 or higher GPA, must be a student pursuing a major in ASL, Deaf Education or ASL/English Interpreting or a Deaf student pursuing any major. The scholarship recipient may be a Deaf or Hearing student according to the guidelines stated above.
This scholarship requires a separate application.  Deadline May 2, 2020

Dr. Gary L. Robinson Chalker High School Scholarship
Gary is an alumnus of Kent State University, having attended the Trumbull campus. He is originally from Southington, Ohio and a graduate from Chalker High School.  This scholarship will benefit students from his home town.  Additional criteria: Graduating senior from Chalker High School.

Dr. Gary L. Robinson Rising Sophomore Scholarship
Gary is an alumnus of Kent State University, having attended the Trumbull campus.  He is originally from Southington, Ohio, and a graduate from Chalker High School.  This scholarship will benefit rising sophomores that have shown improvement and promise throughout their freshman year.  Additional criteria: Student must have recently completed 30 credit hours with a GPA of 2.7 to 3.3. Students should submit a letter of recommendation from a Kent State faculty or staff member in addition to their scholarship application.

Bob Russell Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship has been established by Dr. Mary Russell to honor her father, Bob Russell. Mary has been a faculty member at Kent State University at Trumbull in Biological Sciences since 2003. She chose to honor her father with this scholarship because he highly valued education. He became a non-traditional student himself, earning his degree after retiring from the United States Marine Corps. 

Clydus F. Sells Memorial Scholarship
Clydus F. Sells, community leader and businessman, was employed at Republic Steel for 42 years. He served as Chairman of the Warren Area College Committee which was created in 1962 and provided the impetus for establishing Kent State University at Trumbull, which opened in 1970. The scholarship recognizes his lifetime service and contributions to the campus.

Kathryn Sines Single Parent Scholarship
Kathryn L. Sines earned an Associate of Applied Business (BMRT, ‘88), a BBA in Human Resources, Cum Laude (‘91) and a Masters of Business Administration (‘93) from Kent State University. She began her college studies as a Non-Traditional Adult Student and a single parent.  Her commitment to Kent State is very strong and she was instrumental in the Adult Non-Traditional Students (ANTS) scholarship endowment. It is her desire to support single parents attending the university. Additional criteria: Student must be a single parent.

Professor M. Rick Smith Memorial Scholarship
Dr. M. Rick Smith was an Associate Professor of English who taught for 10 years at Kent State University at Trumbull. A scholarship has been established in memory of Dr. Smith’s passion for literature and teaching. It will benefit outstanding students within the Trumbull campus English department. Additional criteria: Consideration will be given based upon grade point average, number of hours earned, and contributions to the English Department at the Trumbull Campus.

Violet E. and Angelo L. Strabley Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was established to support non-traditional female students in memory of Violet and Angelo Strabley. Additional criteria:  Non-traditional female student 25 years of age and older.

Surya Srivastava Memorial Scholarship
Surya Srivastava was a Professor and Assistant Dean at Kent State University at Trumbull. He immigrated to Ohio from Lucknow, India in 1970 and committed his career to education. The scholarship was created in his memory. Additional criteria: Full-time student, Trumbull or Mahoning County resident, preference to a student pursuing a degree in science.

Trumbull County Private Industry Council Foundation Scholarship
The Private Industry Council connected youths and adults to educational and employment opportunities in Trumbull County until its closing in 2000. At that time, a scholarship endowment was established to benefit area students pursuing higher education that are in need of financial support. Additional criteria:  Student must demonstrate financial need, Trumbull County resident.

Trumbull County Scholarship for Future Nurses
This scholarship has been established to support future nurses from Trumbull County.  As the local healthcare industry faces a shortage of nurses when the “baby boom” generation continues to retire, these students will comprise the future workforce in our area hospitals.  Kent State Trumbull is well positioned to meet this demand and graduate nurses that will contribute to the health and wellness of our local citizens.  Additional criteria:  Nursing students admitted into the BSN program that reside in Trumbull County.

Van Huffel Nursing Scholarship
The Van Huffel family name is connected to the area’s industrial past. Employing a workforce of 1,200 in 1962, the Van Huffel Tube Corporation was the fourth largest employer in Warren at the time. The company was purchased by Youngstown Sheet and Tube in 1967. Parents Isadore and Elizabeth Van Huffel created a family foundation that still benefits the local community today. Additional criteria:  Nursing student.

Veterinary Technology Scholarship for Animal Welfare
The Associate Degree of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology is currently offered at Kent State Trumbull.  The degree prepares graduates to serve as technicians performing support functions within area veterinary clinics.  The campus maintains a unique relationship with the Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County by offering onsite classes whereas students receive hands-on experience at the facility.  A scholarship was established to support students pursuing a career in animal welfare.  Additional criteria: Student must be enrolled in the Veterinary Technology program at Kent State Trumbull.

Warren Chamber Foundation Scholarship
The Warren Chamber Foundation was established in 1991 with an Educational, Civic and Cultural division that funds programs and projects that promote the cultural advancement, the development of civic pride and spirit and the maintenance and enhancement of educational opportunities throughout the city of Warren and Trumbull County. Additional criteria: Student must be a resident of Trumbull County attending Kent State Trumbull.

Warren Kiwanis Scholarship
The Warren Kiwanis is a local service organization committed to supporting the community. Through their annual Turkey Trot fundraiser, a 2 mile and 5-mile race held on Thanksgiving Day at Kent State University at Trumbull, scholarships are created to assist area students. Additional Criteria:  Preference given to Warren resident. Additional criteria: Non-traditional student, 25 years of age or older. A graduate of a Trumbull County high school. Must have completed 30 hours.

Milton I. Wick Memorial Scholarship
Milton I. Wick, founder of Wick Communications, dedicated his life to the field of journalism and publishing. In 1926, Milton and brother Jim purchased the Niles Daily Times. The company, now based in Arizona, consists of 32 newspapers and 23 specialty publications across 13 states. A scholarship was established to assist students pursuing a career in writing and communications. Additional criteria:  Student pursuing a degree in Journalism, English, or Applied Communications, preference given to student writing for campus newspaper.

Bill and Pat Wonders Memorial Scholarship
The scholarship was established to support non-traditional students in memory of Bill Wonders and Pat Dailey. They first met and fell in love in 1941 while she was attending Kent State University and both were working in Warren, Ohio. After taking time off for marriage and to raise five children, Pat returned to Kent State at a Trumbull County branch at Warren G. Harding High School. Upon earning a Bachelor’s degree in 1959 and a Master’s degree in 1965, Pat taught in the Warren City Schools for more than 20 years. As a tool and die maker in local steel plants, Bill fully supported and encouraged her educational pursuits. Additional criteria: Non-traditional student 25 years of age and older, graduate of Trumbull County High School and must have completed 30 credit hours. Additional criteria: Full-time student enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.

 

External scholarships require separate applications to be completed directly from the offering institutions and may have different requirements and deadlines than those offered by Kent State Trumbull. Please contact the organizations directly for additional information.

Allen Endowment
Florence Allen Scholarships are awarded annually by The Allen Endowment to provide Ohio women with the opportunity to achieve their full potential through education. The application deadline is Monday, April 1, 2019. 

American Association of University Women
The American Association of University Women – Warren/Trumbull Branch is offering a scholarship to assist a Trumbull County, nontraditional woman pursuing a two-/four-year degree at Kent State University, University of Akron, or Youngstown State University. The scholarship will be an award of $500.00 posted to the recipient’s account. The application deadline is Feb. 29, 2020.  

ATHENA Scholarship
The ATHENA Award Program honors exceptional professional women for their career successes, service and leadership to the community and their empowerment of other professional women through active mentorship. The application deadline is March 2, 2020. 

College Now
College Now offsets the high cost of college tuition by awarding renewable, need-based scholarships to students across Northeast Ohio. More information.  

District Three, Ohio Nurses Association
One or two $500 BSN completion scholarships and one MSN scholarship are available to be awarded in 2019 by District Three, Ohio Nurses Association. Must be current members of District Three and be employed in the tri-county area (Mahoning, Trumbull or Columbiana counties). Must show proof of acceptance in a School of Nursing that must be NLN accredited. The application deadline is Sunday, March 31, 2020

The Melinda Henning Scholarship Fund Melinda “Mindy” Henning, a 1984 graduate of the Ohio State University’s School of Natural Resources, spent the bulk of her career at Ford Nature Center in Mill Creek MetroParks (serving Youngstown and Mahoning County, Ohio).  She unexpectedly and tragically passed away in 2008.  Her family and friends have established a scholarship at the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley to assist students studying Natural Resources, Nature Interpretation, Environmental Education, Parks and Recreation, Environmental Studies, or any related field deemed appropriate by the Selection Committee. The application deadline is March 1st, 2019. 

The Jane Edna Hunter Scholarship
This scholarship had been established to provide financial assistance for full-time undergraduate women under the age of 30, who are residents of Ohio or South Carolina. 

Jane Edna Hunter (1881-1971) was an African-American Social Worker from South Carolina. She established what became known as the Phillis Wheatley Association of Cleveland to help elevate African-American women and children. The application deadline is Monday, April 15, 2019. 

 

Mercy Health Foundation Nursing Scholarships
As the largest employer in the Mahoning Valley, Mercy Health Youngstown is vital to our local economy. Through inpatient, outpatient, home health and palliative care services, among others, Mercy Health is delivering healthcare with state-of-the-art technology and through the hands and hearts of a dedicated, skilled workforce. The Mercy Health Foundation Mahoning Valley connects this level of care to those in our community who need it most. Nursing scholarships are available to Mercy Health employees and immediate family members. The application deadline is March 30, 2020.

Junior League of Cleveland Scholarship
Application, including scholarship details, is available on their website.

Ohio Academy of Science
This is an opportunity to help young scientists who are headed towards careers in environmental science and environmental engineering in Ohio. This scholarship offer is funded by The Ohio EPA and administered by The Ohio Academy of Science. The application deadline is Monday, April 15, 2019. 

Ohio Gas Association
Must have a career goal in the crude oil and natural gas industry, or related energy field. The application deadline is Monday, March 15, 2019. 

Richard T. Naples, Sr. Education Foundation Scholarship
Richard T. Naples Sr. and his family own and operate three fireworks stores located in Niles, Hubbard, and Canton, Ohio. They have established the scholarship program to help young adults defray a portion of the costs of higher education. Additional information can be obtained from Wholesale Fireworks.

Nordson BUILDS
The mission of Nordson BUILDS is to attract and develop a diverse, highly-skilled talent pool for careers in the manufacturing industry. Scholarship recipients will be considered for available internship opportunities with Nordson Corporation. These scholarships are targeted at individuals whose permanent residence or postsecondary institution is near a Nordson facility and/or attend a college targeted by Nordson for employment. To be considered, applicants must be pursuing a major in manufacturing, STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), or business disciplines, and demonstrate how their area of study prepares them for a career in manufacturing. Scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000 will be awarded to students planning to enroll or already enrolled in an accredited public or private not-for-profit postsecondary institution. Additional information can be obtained from Nordson BUILDS.

Thomas J. Seefred Trust
The Thomas J. Seefred Trust is a perpetual fund that will award scholarships up to $3,000 each to college students between 18-25 years of age who are suffering from Juvenile Diabetes. Preference is given to qualified applicants from Trumbull, Mahoning, and Columbiana Counties in Ohio. Deadline is May 1, 2020

Seven Seventeen Credit Union Scholarships
Seven Seventeen Credit Union offers scholarships for post-secondary education to graduating high school seniors who have an account at Seven Seventeen or are the legal dependent of a Seven Seventeen member or are members of Seven Seventeen's cha-ching Teen Club or the edge young adult program. Additional information can be obtained from Seven Seventeen Credit Union.

Shultz-Mills Scholarship
GFWC Ohio Warren Junior Women’s League Application for Shultz-Mills Scholarship for a non-traditional, independent female student (age 25 or older and not living with parents) and of sophomore or higher standing. Various scholarships and deadlines. Additional Information

Trumbull County Disabled Americans Veterans Chapter #11 Scholarship Fund
The Trumbull County Disabled American Veterans Chapter #11 is awarding two (2) individual undergraduate scholarships of one thousand dollars ($1,000) each to help defer the cost of higher education for a Disabled American Veteran's family. These scholarships will be to attend Kent State University at Trumbull or Youngstown State University. 

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation
The Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation has scholarships available for Trumbull County residents who are pursuing a healthcare degree or certification from an accredited institution. The deadline is March 20, 2020.

Trumbull Town Hall Scholarship
The Trumbull Town Hall Scholarship is open to female students, 24 years old and older, and that are Trumbull County residents. The application deadline is Friday, April 12, 2019. 

Trumbull County Women's History Committee
Trumbull County Women’s History Committee is for a non-traditional, independent female student (Age 25 or older, not residing with parents, and of sophomore status or higher). Must be a resident of Trumbull County and possess 3.00 GPA or higher and include official grade transcripts. The application and personal/professional goal statement deadline is Feb. 28, 2020.

Ursuline Sisters Scholars Program
The Ursuline Sisters Scholars Program seeks to break the cycle of poverty through post-secondary education. It offers individual mentorship, scholarships, financial assistance for school-related and living expenses, workshops to promote personal and academic growth, and links to community resources. Students' incomes must be below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines; priority goes to single parents and current/former Beatitude House program participants. 
To apply to the program please contact Emily Moran, Program Director at 330-746-6622 or email emoran@beatitudehouse.com

Warren City Federation of Women's Clubs
The Warren City Federation of Women’s Clubs, a GFWC member, is offering a $500 scholarship to assist a Trumbull County woman pursuing a university degree. The application deadline is April 15, 2020.

Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship
Wells Fargo’s emergency grants ensure veterans already enrolled in postsecondary education are able to stay in school without creating undue financial hardship for themselves or their families. To learn more about the program, eligibility requirements, and to apply, visit the Wells Fargo Veteran's website.

The Woman’s Board of Youngstown Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the scholarship is to promote excellence in healthcare by providing scholarships to students pursuing nursing degrees. The applicant must be a resident of the Mahoning Valley with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The application deadline is March 1. 

 

 

Eligible students will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for the first year, renewable for a second year pending student establishes a 3.0 or higher GPA at Kent State University. 

Eligible students must have a 2.5 GPA at current institution at the time of admission to Kent State University at Trumbull and choose to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in one of the majors listed below: 

  • Business Management

  • Communication Studies 

  • Criminology & Justice Studies

  • English 

  • Information Technology 

    • Application Development
    • Applied Computer Security and Forensics
    • Database Design and Administration
    • Health Information Technology
    • Integrated Information
    • Internet/Multimedia
    • Networking
  • Nursing

  • Psychology 

  • Technical and Applied Studies 

    • Applied Business
    • Fraud Examination
    • Nonprofit-Human Services
  • Theatre Studies (Theatre and Society) 

The Trumbull Transfer Scholarship is automatically awarded. No separate application is required.

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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.

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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! 

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  • #1 IN OHIO
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  • $420 MILLION in financial aid and scholarships
    awarded in 2019-2020
  • 92% of graduates
    are employed
    or continuing their education within
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