Summer Aid

Are you planning on taking summer classes at Kent State Trumbull?

If so, in addition to applying for student aid using the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you are also required to complete the Kent State University Enrollment Plan information on your Flashline Financial Aid Section. This form allows us to collect additional information to accurately award your student aid for the summer.  


  • Using grants, scholarships, loans, or work study during the summer may decrease your fall/spring aid.
  • Processing of the Summer Aid begins in  April.
  • Please check your Financial Aid Status within FlashLine for the status of your Summer Aid Request.

To apply for summer financial aid you must:

  • You must have completed the 2017-2018 FAFSA.
  • Complete the 2017-2018 Enrollment Plan.
    • Log in to Flashline
    • Financial Aid subsection -> Financial Aid Resource & Additional Information
  • Be enrolled in summer courses.

Before summer financial aid can be processed and disbursed:

  • You must be in compliance with the Academic Progress Policy.
  • If selected for Verification, all requested document must be submitted and processed.
  • Enrolled in six credit hours for use of loans (4 hours for graduate students).

Important Information

  • Withdrawal of hours after financial aid has been disbursed may result in a reduction of financial aid.
  • If repeating a course, review new regulation regarding financial aid. View repeating coursework page.
  • If you indicate that you will graduate in August or December, your Federal Direct Loan will be prorated based on your enrolled credit hours. View Loan Proration page.

Summer Enrollment Requirements

Type of Aid Minimum Credit Hour Requirement
Undergraduate Graduate
Federal Pell Grant 1 Not Eligible
Federal TEACH Grant 1 1
Federal Direct Loan 6 4
Federal Parent PLUS Loan 6 Not Eligible
Federal Graduate PLUS Loan Not Eligible 4
Federal Work Study* 6 6
Ohio College Opportunity Grant 1 Not Eligible
Pennsylvania State Grant 6 Not Eligible
Scholarships** 12 9

*-Enrollment not required during summer
**-May vary depending on scholarship