Ashtabula Campus Scholarships

The following scholarships are available exclusively to Kent State Ashtabula students thanks to the generous support of donors, organizations, foundations and community members. Please go to the ScholarshipUniverse portal to apply.

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NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH

Nursing

Ashtabula Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated financial need

Cooper Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6 
  • Completion of first year of Nursing ADN program with declaration of intent to enroll in the RN to BSN program

Patsy Hurst Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Second semester Nursing ADN student
  • 40+ years of age
  • Demonstration of compassion for others and genuine love of nursing
  • Complete at least one semester in the Nursing ADN program

Kondru Family Kent State Ashtabula Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Preference given to Ashtabula County residents
  • Must be enrolled in the Kent State University at Ashtabula Nursing Program

The Jacqueline Maylish Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Completed at least one semester in the Nursing ADN program

The Margaret S. Peterson Scholarship for Nursing

Requirements:

  • A graduate of one of the last three graduating classes of Conneaut High School
  • Admitted into the Nursing program at Kent State Ashtabula
  • Recipients must be recommended by a KSUA nursing faculty member and be able to demonstrate a record of academic success.

Pat C. and Mary M. Rich Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Students in a pre-licensure Nursing degree program at the Ashtabula Campus
  • Students should be former or current Ashtabula County high school graduates

Susan J. Stocker Nursing Scholarship

Requirements:

  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Major: Associate of Applied Science in Nursing
  • College or Campus: Ashtabula
  • Enrollment: Minimum of 6 credits in award semester
  • In their 3rd or 4th semester of the nursing program
  • Other: Demonstrated leadership in Student Nurse Association, the local community or clinical settings
  • Renewable: Yes

Louise M. Vecchione Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Nursing ADN student in the last semester of the nursing program
  • Student who exhibits determination, compassion and a genuine love of nursing

Radiologic Technology

Susan Rizzo-Noles Radiology Technology Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Second-year Radiologic Technology student
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong work ethic, enthusiasm for learning and the potential to contribute to the profession as evidenced by the scholarship application. 

Radiologic Technology Alumni Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Second-year Radiologic Technology student

Respiratory Technology

National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Scholarships

Requirements:

  • Specific course of study: Respiratory Care / Respiratory Therapy
  • Required GPA: 2.0
  • Enrollment status: Full or part-time

General Nursing and Allied Health

Jah'Life Ali & Elena Marquetti-Ali Scholarship

Requirements:

  • 2.8 or higher GPA
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Must be enrolled in Business or Allied Health programs at Kent State University at Ashtabula
  • Preference given to minority students

The Philip C. and Mary Lou Herbert Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Allied Health degree programs, Science related degree, or beginning a Chemistry or Biology major
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

The Robert and Gloria McCarthy Fund

Requirements:

  • Preference to first generation college student and/or from underrepresented student populations
  • Health Care, Science, or Technology related degree

The United Way of Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 10 for fall and spring
  • Permanent resident of Ashtabula County
  • Sophomore, junior or senior status
  • Health Care, Education, or Human Services related degree

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ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Accounting

Clayton Garrett Demshar Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Accounting Technology

The George W. Csepegi Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • GPA: 2.5
  • Financial Need
  • Major: Business, Accounting Technology, Information Technology or Engineering-related field
  • Ashtabula campus
  • The recipient must live or work in Ashtabula County. 
  • Can be either an incoming or returning student

Business

Jah'Life Ali & Elena Marquetti-Ali Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Must be enrolled in Business or Allied Health programs at Kent State University at Ashtabula
  • Preference given to minority students

Edward W. Chiaramonte Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • BBA in Business Management degree
  • Preference for Ashtabula County resident

The George W. Csepegi Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • GPA: 2.5
  • Financial Need
  • Major: Business, Accounting Technology, Information Technology or Engineering-related field
  • Ashtabula campus
  • The recipient must live or work in Ashtabula County. 
  • Can be either an incoming or returning student

James W. Wentling Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • BBA in Business Management degree
  • Graduate of an Ashtabula County high school in the spring prior to attending Kent State Ashtabula

General Accounting, Business and Computer Technology

Jah'Life Ali & Elena Marquetti-Ali Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.8
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Must be enrolled in Business or Allied Health programs at Kent State University at Ashtabula
  • Preference given to minority students

The Andover Bank Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Business Management Technology, Computer Technology, or BBA in Business Management related  degree
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

The Robert and Gloria McCarthy Fund

Requirements:

  • Preference to first generation college student and/or from underrepresented student populations
  • Health Care, Science, or Technology related degree

Premix Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 9
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Accounting, Business Management, or Computer Technology related degree
  • Ashtabula County resident

The George W. Csepegi Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • GPA: 2.5
  • Financial Need
  • Major: Business, Accounting Technology, Information Technology or Engineering-related field
  • Ashtabula campus
  • The recipient must live or work in Ashtabula County. 
  • Can be either an incoming or returning student

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HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND VITICULTURE/ENOLOGY

Hospitality Management

Hospitality Management Society Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Third semester of Hospitality Management associate or bachelor's degree
  • Active member of the Hospitality Management Society

Viticulture/Enology

Dr. Kent Glaus Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Student must be enrolled in the Viticulture or Enology programs at Kent State Ashtabula.

ARTS AND SCIENCES, SOCIAL SERVICES AND EDUCATION

Education

Ashtabula County Retired Teachers Association Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Education related degree
  • Completed at least two (2) semesters at Kent State Ashtabula

Serene C. Farmer Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Preference Given to BA English students
  • Ashtabula County high school graduate or resident
  • Enrolled in last year of declared associate or bachelor's degree as evidenced by a graduation evaluation or submission of application for graduation

The Robert and Gloria McCarthy Fund

Requirements:

  • Preference to first generation college student and/or from underrepresented student populations
  • Health Care, Science, or Technology related degree

The Judge Marianne Sezon Groundbreaker Award Honoring Judge Florence Allen, Mary E. Pierce, Susan M. Rebhan, and Bertha A. Miller

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA:  2.5
  • Student who is female, identifies as female, or a male student committed to the empowerment of women
  • First generation college student attending Kent State Ashtabula
  • Preference given to students majoring in criminal justice or interested in a career in education, law, or otherwise engaged in social justice.

The United Way of Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 10 for fall and spring
  • Permanent resident of Ashtabula County
  • Sophomore, junior or senior status
  • Health Care, Education, or Human Services related degree

Katie R. Whitman Endowed Memorial Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Education related degree

Social Services

Nelson H. and Shirley J. Humphrey Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Preference for Criminology and Justice Studies, Political Science, Public Administration, Pre-law or any Social Services degree
  • Ashtabula County high school graduate or resident

The United Way of Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 10 for fall and spring
  • Permanent resident of Ashtabula County
  • Sophomore, junior or senior status
  • Health Care, Education, or Human Services related degree

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GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Ashtabula Area College Committee, Inc. Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.25
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Preference given to junior or senior
  • Preference given to students in a bachelor's degree program

Ashtabula Faculty Funded Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12

Ashtabula High School Class of '70 Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Any associate degree program
  • Completed at least one (1) semester at Kent State Ashtabula

Ashtabula Rotary Club Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Graduating senior from a high school in Ashtabula County; involved in extracurricular activities

John and Grace Cogan Kent State Ashtabula Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Ashtabula County resident

East Ashtabula Educational Assistance Corp. Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Ashtabula County resident
  • Completed at least two (2) semesters at Kent State Ashtabula

Flashes Go Further Scholarship Program

The Andy and Rose Marie Garcia Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Conneaut High School graduate

The Eleanor A. Jammal Leadership Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus:9
  • Incoming or returning student in any major
  • Recipient must demonstrate support for the advancement of women and advocacy for the power of higher education
  • It is preferred that the recipient meets one or more of the following criteria:
    • has demonstrated or is aspiring to a leadership role in business, healthcare or community services
    • demonstrated financial need on their FAFSA
    • pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics
    • has been a foster child
  • Renewable if all criteria continue to be met

Richard N. Jaskela Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Any bachelor's degree program
  • Complete at least two (2) semesters at Kent State Ashtabula
  • Preference given to applicants with a physical disability

Dr. Richard Stanley Knowlton and Jane Amsden Knowlton Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Graduating high school senior from Ashtabula County

LEADERship Legacy Endowed Scholarship at Kent State University at Ashtabula

Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12 or for the remaining hours required for graduation
  • Any bachelor's degree program
  • Third- or fourth-year student
  • Preference given to students demonstrating leadership abilities or experience

Clarence E. & Janet H. Lesser Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12

Joseph A. Misinec, Jr. and Richard D. Selip Endowed Scholarship

Requirements: 

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Full-time student in junior or senior year of study pursuing a bachelor's degree
  • Ashtabula County resident
  • Recipients may apply annually for this scholarship.

Molded Fiber Glass Companies Ashtabula County Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.5
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Recipient must be a resident of Ashtabula County, Ohio, or a graduate of an Ashtabula County high school

George D. and Helen L. Nassief Endowed Scholarship

Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Ashtabula County
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Credit Hours enrolled at the Ashtabula campus: 6
  • Returning student in at least the second semester at Kent State University at Ashtabula

John A. Yesso, Jr. Endowed Scholarship for Kent State Ashtabula

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA: 2.75
  • Minimum Credit Hours at the Ashtabula campus: 12
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Ashtabula County high school graduate or resident
  • In last year of degree

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