Student Financial Aid

2020-2021 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 Kent State 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 2020-2021 FAFSA and we must have your results on file by the scholarship deadline.
  2. To ensure maximum financial aid eligibility, complete the 2020-2021 Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than February 1, 2020, if you have not already done so. 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
see descriptionAl and Mack L. Geitgey Memorial Scholarship
see descriptionArthur E. Dubois Scholarship
see descriptionBarnes & Noble Book Scholarship - Kent Campus
see descriptionBetty Jean "BJ" Bartlow Wilkins Scholarship
see descriptionBlack Alumni Scholarship
see descriptionBragg Family Scholarship
see descriptionCaptain Mark D. Rullman, USMC '86 Scholarship
see descriptionCharles L. Greene Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionClarence D. Rogers Diversity Scholarship Fund
see descriptionCollege of Education Alumni Future Teacher Scholarship
see descriptionCrans Family Scholarship Endowment Fund
see descriptionDr. Michael D. Bunsey Memorial Scholarship
see descriptionEdward J. and Mary I. Zink Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionElizabeth M. Lewis Education Scholarship
see descriptionFilmco, Inc. Scholarship
see descriptionGeorge and Edith Duncan Bowman Scholarship
see descriptionGeorge Janik Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionGrand Chapter of Ohio, Order of the Eastern Star Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionGross Family Scholarship
see descriptionHome Savings Charitable Foundation Kent Campus Scholarship
see descriptionIdabelle Hoose Memorial Scholarship
see descriptionJames and Nancy Arthur Scholarship Endowment for Kent Roosevelt High School Students
see descriptionJames Todd Walters Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionJohn Gus and Ara Lou Panutsos Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionKent State University Alumni Legacy Scholarship
see descriptionKent State University Delaware County Student Assistance Scholarship
see descriptionKent State University Retirees Association Scholarship
see descriptionKent State University/Akron Branch of NAACP Scholarship
see descriptionLefton Scholarship for Education Abroad - Fall Semester
see descriptionLefton Scholarship for Education Abroad - Spring Semester
see descriptionLoretta M. Antl Scholarship
see descriptionMarie L. Barzan Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionMarlo & Paul Kibler Single Parent Scholarship - Spring Semester
see descriptionMarlo and Paul Kibler Single Parent Scholarship - Fall Semester
see descriptionMary Luette Weixel Novak Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionMay 4 Commemorative Student Activism Scholarship
see descriptionMedical Mutual of Ohio Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionNursing Alumni KARE Scholarship
see descriptionPaul Kornmeyer Grant-in-Aid
see descriptionPay It Flash Forward Scholarship
see descriptionPeggy and Larry Shaffer Endowed Scholarship for Non-Traditional Students
see descriptionPortage County Insurance Association-David H. Green Scholarship
see descriptionPortage County NAACP / Kent State University Scholarship
see descriptionProfessional Women of Kent State University Carol A. Cartwright Scholarship
see descriptionR. Robert and Linda J. Cueni Last Dollar Scholarship
September 28Robert and Emily Beasley Scholarship
see descriptionRomanian Scholarship
see descriptionRussell E. Jones Scholarship
September 25Sharon Sigel Memorial Scholarship
see descriptionThe Adora Parish Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionThe Christine S. and Shawn M. Riley Educational Assistance Scholarship
see descriptionThe James E. Martin Scholarship
see descriptionThe Paul W. Litchfield Endowed Scholarship
see descriptionUniversity Academic Scholarship
see descriptionUniversity Women of Kent State University Edith Duncan Bowman Scholarship
see descriptionWilliam B. Risman Burton Carol Company Employee Scholarship
see descriptionWomen's Center Endowed Scholarship
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