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Admissions

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Kent Campus Connection Scholarship
Description:
Awarded to Regional Campus students who are transitioning to the Kent Campus. Full-time Kent Campus enrollment (12 hours per semester) is required to receive this scholarship. Requisites: 30+ hours completed at a Kent State Regional Campus, full time (24 hours) enrollment at Kent Campus, 3.0+ college GPA. Contact the Admissions Office for application information. Submit the application by June 15.
Annual Amount:
$1,000
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.0+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
SO, JR, SR, Graduating Senior
Deadline:
June 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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Kent State Bound Scholarship
Description:
Incoming transfer students from Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College and Lorain County Community College, who are admitted to the Kent Campus of Kent State University before June 15 are considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application required. Students must have completed a minimum 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) at one of the above institutions and have a minimum college cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be considered. Selection process is competitive and only 25 awards are available each year. The Kent State Bound Scholarship is to be used for full-time Kent Campus tuition only.
Annual Amount:
$1,000
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.0+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
SO, JR, SR, Graduating Senior
Deadline:
June 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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Oscar Ritchie Memorial Scholarship
Description:
The Oscar Ritchie Memorial Scholarship is a merit-based, Kent Campus scholarship available to incoming freshmen who are a member of an underrepresented population in higher education(African-American, Hispanic, or Native American). To be considered for this award, students must have a minimum 3.25 cumulative high school GPA and a minimum ACT of 21. Incoming students must submit a complete application for admission to the Kent Campus of Kent State University (application, fee, test scores and high school transcript) by January 15 to be automatically considered for this scholarship. Freshmen applying for admission after this date will be considered for the scholarship only if funds are available. This scholarship can only be used toward full-time Kent Campus tuition, room or board charges.
Annual Amount:
Varies
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.25+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
Incoming Freshman
Deadline:
January 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
Description:
Incoming transfer students who are members of Phi Theta Kappa with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must have completed at least 30 semester or 45 quarter hours to be considered.
Annual Amount:
1000
Age:  --
Renewable?  No
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.0+
# Available:   Three
Class Standing:
SO, JR, SR
Deadline:
June 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444

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President's Grant
Description:
Available to an incoming freshman who is the child or step-child of a Kent State University graduate. Must be an out-of-state resident. Incoming freshmen students who apply to the Kent Campus of Kent State University, by January 15 will be automatically considered for this scholarship. Freshmen applying after this date will be considered for the award only if funds are available. The President^s Grant can only be used if the student is registered for a minimum 12 credits at the Kent Campus each semester.
Annual Amount:
Half of the out-of-state tuition surcharge
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  --
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
Incoming Freshman
Deadline:
January 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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President's Scholarship
Description:
Available to out-of-state incoming freshmen students. Students must have a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA, 24 ACT composite or combined 1110 critical reading and math on SAT. All out-of-state incoming freshmen students who submit a complete application for admission to the Kent Campus of Kent State University (application, fee, test scores and high school transcript) by January 15 will be considered for this scholarship. To use this award, students must register for a minimum 12 credits at the Kent Campus each semester.
Annual Amount:
Half of the out-of-state tuition surcharge
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.3+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
Incoming Freshman
Deadline:
January 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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Transfer Scholarship
Description:
Incoming transfer students from schools other than Cleveland-area community colleges (see Kent Bound Scholarship). Students must have minimum of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Selection process is competitive and a limited number of awards are available each year. Students must register for a minimum 12 credits at the Kent Campus each semester to receive this scholarship.
Annual Amount:
$1,000
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.0+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
SO, JR, SR
Deadline:
June 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 800-988-5368
 

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Trustee Scholarship
Description:
Trustee Scholarships are merit-based tuition scholarships offered to talented high school students who will be attending the Kent Campus of Kent State University. To be considered for this award, students must have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 and a 21 ACT/980 SAT combined critical reading and math. Incoming students must submit a complete application for admission to the Kent Campus of Kent State University (application, fee, test scores and high school transcript) by January 15 to be considered for this scholarship. The Trustee Scholarship can only be used toward full-time tuition at the Kent Campus of Kent State University.
Annual Amount:
$1,000-$4,500
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent Campus
GPA:  3.25+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
Incoming Freshman
Deadline:
January 15
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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University Award - Incoming Freshmen
Description:
The University Award will cover one half of the out-of-state tuition surcharge for full-time students who are residents of a U.S. state outside of Ohio and not eligible for in-state tuition. International students who are not U.S. citizens or Permenant Residents are not eligible for this award. Incoming freshmen must have a minimum cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 OR a 21 composite ACT score or a 980 combined critical reading and math score on the SAT. Incoming freshman students may receive the University Award for a total of eight semesters. All out-of-state incoming freshmen students who complete the Undergraduate Application for Admission will be considered for this award.
Annual Amount:
Half of the out-of-state tuition surcharge
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent and Regional Campuses
GPA:  --
# Available:   --
Class Standing:
Incoming Freshman
Deadline:
Not Applicable
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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University Award for Transfer Students
Description:
The University Award is available to incoming transfer students with a minimum college cumulative GPA of 2.25 (on a 4.0 scale), who are US Citizens or permanent residents, and are residents of any state outside of Ohio. Incoming out-of-state transfer students will be automatically considered for the University Award for Transfer Students at any Kent State University campus by submitting a complete Application for Admission. Students who have already completed a bachelor^s degree are not eligible for the award. The number of semesters of renewal will be based on the number of hours accepted as transfer credits to Kent State University. Students must maintain a minimum 2.25 cumulative GPA at Kent State to qualify for renewal of the University Award. Students must plan to enroll full time to qualify.
Annual Amount:
one half of the out-of-state tuition surcharge
Age:  --
Renewable?  Yes
Available To:
Kent and Regional Campuses
GPA:  2.25+
# Available:   Varies
Class Standing:
Freshman (not incoming), SO, JR, SR
Deadline:
Not Applicable
 
School/College:
Open to all schools & colleges
Majors:
Open to all majors
Contact:
Admissions Office, Ph: 330-672-2444
 

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