Transfer students may receive only one of the following transfer awards: Honors Academic Achievement Award; Kent State Bound Scholarships; or Transfer Scholarship.
|Scholarship Name||Criteria||How to Apply||Amount||Deadline||Remarks|
|Honors Academic Achievement Awards||Incoming transfer students from four-year college/university or community college with 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher.||Contact the Honors College at 330-672-2312 for application.||$1,000||Awards made on a rolling basis.||Preference will be given to students who have participated in an honors program at the college level.|
|Kent State Bound Scholarships||Incoming transfer students from Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community College and Lorain County Community Colleges. Students must have completed a minimum of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) at one of the above institutions and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Selection process is competitive and 25 awards are available each year.||Apply for admission to Kent State by deadline.||$1,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. Full-time enrollment and 3.0 GPA required.||Awarded on a rolling basis||Must be admitted to Kent State by the May 1 deadline to be considered. Full-time enrollment and 3.0 GPA required.|
|Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship||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. Three awards are available each year.||Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship applications are available from the Admissions Office, Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH44242. Apply Online||$1,000, non-renewable||June 1 (Awarded to fall applicants only)||Part-time students and students with a bachelor’s degree are not eligible.|
|Transfer Scholarship||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) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Selection process is competitive and a limited number of awards are available each year.||Submit complete application for transfer admission (including official college transcripts) by June 1.||$1,000 per year, renewable for up to three years. Full-time enrollment and 3.0 GPA required.||June 1||Students transferring from Cuyahoga Community College, Lakeland Community or Lorain Community College are not eligible for this award. See Kent Bound Scholarship.|
|Departmental Scholarships||Academic record.||Check with the academic department for procedures.||Varies||Varies||Check with your academic department for any special scholarships.|