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Contact:
Amanda Paulus
Office of Admissions
110 Main Hall
330-244-3289
apaulus3@kent.edu

First Year Scholarships

Kent State Stark Scholarships for New Freshmen
Entering in Fall 2015

Kent State Stark's first year scholarships are awarded on the basis of high school academic performance. These full and partial tuition scholarships do not require repayment and are often renewable for one additional year if academic expectations are met.

2015-2016 First Year (Freshman) Scholarship Eligibility

  • Must apply and be accepted for admission by March 1, 2015
  • Available to new freshmen (2015 high school graduates)
  • Must attend Kent State Stark for the 2015-2016 academic year
  • Scholarships are for the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters only
  • Scholarships are not available for Summer 2015 or Summer 2016

You will be automatically considered for the first year scholarships below (in gray) if you have been admitted to Kent State Stark by March 1, 2015. No additional scholarship application is necessary.

KENT STATE STARK FIRST YEAR (FRESHMAN) SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship
Criteria
Amount
Deadline

Kent State Stark
Academic Accomplishment Award

Minimum 3.4 high school GPA, minimum ACT composite of 23, full-time enrollment.
Full tuition or partial award. Renewable for second year.
March 1

Kent State Stark Minority Scholar Award
Member of an underrepresented student population in higher education: African American, Hispanic or American Indian, minimum 3.0 high school GPA, full-time enrollment.
Full tuition or partial award. Renewable for second year.
March 1

Kent State Stark Pre-College Award
(Dual Enrollment or PSEO)
Participant in a Kent State Stark pre-college program, minimum 3.4 high school GPA, minimum ACT composite of 25, full-time enrollment. Full tuition or partial award. Renewable for second year.
March 1

Other Scholarship Opportunities for Freshmen:

Kent State Stark Honors Program Scholarship
Full and partial awards available for new freshmen members of the Honors Program.

  • 2015 high school graduate
  • 3.5 cumulative high school GPA
  • ACT composite score of 27
  • Accepted to Kent State University at Stark by March 1
  • Accepted into the Kent State Stark Honors Program by March 1
  • Full-time enrollment at Kent State Stark
  • View scholarship details here

Kent State Stark Alumni Scholarship
Up to $1,000 per year is available to freshman legacies of Kent State Stark alumnus (parent or guardian who attended Kent State Stark at least one semester).

Charity Rotch Scholarship
Up to $500 per year is available to freshman students.

  • Minimum 3.0 high school GPA
  • Nursing, education or health-related major
  • Age 21 or younger
  • Full-time enrollment at Kent State Stark
  • Resident of western Stark County (ex. Massillon, Navarre, Perry, Canal Fulton, Brewster, Jackson Township, locations west of I-77)
  • 2014-15 FAFSA filed and EFC received
  • Essay (listed in scholarship application)
  • Deadline to apply is March 1
  • Apply using the online Current Student Scholarship Application

Charles and Judy Scheurer Endowed Scholarship
$500 per year is available to freshmen Timken High School graduates.

Kent State Stark Music Scholarship
Scholarships are available to new first year music majors.

City of Canton Scholarship Program
$1,000 per year is available to first year students.

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