Student Financial Aid

2019-2020 Kent State University
Student Financial Aid
Scholarship Application

PLEASE NOTE: The questions below are used to determine which scholarship(s) you are eligible to apply for using this application. It is separate from the questions used to search (or explore) Kent State University's online scholarship database.

  The Kent State University Student Financial Aid Scholarship Application contains approximately 50 scholarships for which students can apply using this single application. Please be prepared to complete the application in its entirety including the personal statement and any additional questions/requirements. Once submitted, you will not have the ability to edit your application, apply for additional scholarships, or complete the additional questions/requirements at a later date. Scholarships will be awarded based on available funding.

Please read the following information:
  1. In order to be considered for the scholarships included on this application, you must:
    • Be fully admitted to, or are a continuing student in good standing at, Kent State University
    • Submit this application in its entirety with the correct KSU Banner ID number
    • Complete the personal statement and any additional scholarship requirements and/or questions
    • For scholarships that require the demonstration of financial need, you must complete the FAFSA and we must have your results on file by the scholarship deadline.
  2. Complete the 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) if you have not already done so. Priority processing deadline is December 1 for Kent State University. Complete the FAFSA online at Be sure to designate Kent State University to receive your FAFSA results (Federal School Code: 003051). Failure to complete the FAFSA will eliminate you from consideration for need-based scholarships.

INCOMING FRESHMEN - Click here for a complete list of scholarships incoming freshmen may apply for using this application (view list below). If you have not yet applied for admission to Kent State University, please click here to link to the Application for Admission.
REGIONAL CAMPUS STUDENTS - In addition to completing this scholarship application, it is recommended that you contact your campus representative to discuss additional scholarship opportunities not included on this application (or specific to your respective campus).

For a complete list of scholarships that require completion of this application, click here (view list below).
Hover over scholarship name to view scholarship details. To hide this list click here.
DeadlineComplete list of SFA scholarships in this application
May 1Al and Mack L. Geitgey Memorial Scholarship
May 1Arthur E. Dubois Scholarship
May 1Barnes & Noble Book Scholarship - Kent Campus
May 1Betty Jean "BJ" Bartlow Wilkins Scholarship
March 1Black Alumni Scholarship
May 1Bragg Family Scholarship
May 1Captain Mark D. Rullman, USMC '86 Scholarship
May 1Charles L. Greene Endowed Scholarship
May 1Clarence D. Rogers Diversity Scholarship Fund
March 1College of Education Alumni Future Teacher Scholarship
see descriptionCrans Family Scholarship Endowment Fund
May 1Dr. Michael D. Bunsey Memorial Scholarship
May 1Edward J. and Mary I. Zink Endowed Scholarship
March 1Elizabeth M. Lewis Education Scholarship
May 1Filmco, Inc. Scholarship
May 1George and Edith Duncan Bowman Scholarship
March 1George Janik Endowed Scholarship
May 1Grand Chapter of Ohio, Order of the Eastern Star Endowed Scholarship
February 1Gross Family Scholarship
see descriptionHome Savings Charitable Foundation Kent Campus Scholarship
May 1Idabelle Hoose Memorial Scholarship
May 1James and Nancy Arthur Scholarship Endowment for Kent Roosevelt High School Students
May 1James Todd Walters Endowed Scholarship
May 1John Gus and Ara Lou Panutsos Endowed Scholarship
February 15Kent State University Alumni Legacy Scholarship
May 1Kent State University Delaware County Student Assistance Scholarship
May 1Kent State University Retirees Association Scholarship
March 1Kent State University/Akron Branch of NAACP Scholarship
May 1Lefton Scholarship for Education Abroad - Fall Semester
see descriptionLefton Scholarship for Education Abroad - Spring Semester
May 1Loretta M. Antl Scholarship
May 1Marie L. Barzan Endowed Scholarship
December 15Marlo & Paul Kibler Single Parent Scholarship - Spring Semester
May 1Marlo and Paul Kibler Single Parent Scholarship - Fall Semester
May 1Mary Luette Weixel Novak Endowed Scholarship
April 1May 4 Commemorative Student Activism Scholarship
May 1Medical Mutual of Ohio Endowed Scholarship
March 1Nursing Alumni KARE Scholarship
May 1Paul Kornmeyer Grant-in-Aid
see descriptionPay It Flash Forward Scholarship
May 1Peggy and Larry Shaffer Endowed Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students
March 15Portage County Insurance Association-David H. Green Scholarship
March 1Portage County NAACP / Kent State University Scholarship
May 1Professional Women of Kent State University Carol A. Cartwright Scholarship
May 1R. Robert and Linda J. Cueni Last Dollar Scholarship
September 28Robert and Emily Beasley Scholarship
May 1Romanian Scholarship
May 1Russell E. Jones Scholarship
September 25Sharon Sigel Memorial Scholarship
see descriptionThe Adora Parish Endowed Scholarship
May 1The Christine S. and Shawn M. Riley Educational Assistance Scholarship
March 1The James E. Martin Scholarship
March 1The Paul W. Litchfield Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionUniversity Academic Scholarship
May 1University Women of Kent State University Edith Duncan Bowman Scholarship
May 1William B. Risman Burton Carol Company Employee Scholarship
May 1Women's Center Endowed Scholarship
Hover over scholarship name to view scholarship details. To hide this list click here.

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