Scholarships & Costs

All high school seniors who have been admitted to Kent State's College of Communication and Information (CCI) are invited to apply for CCI scholarships.

The CCI Incoming Student Scholarship Application is now closed.


Available Scholarships

Additional Scholarships

These scholarships are not included in the CCI Incoming Student Scholarship Application and have separate applications you will need to fill out for consideration.

Financial Information for CCI Students

We’ve outlined specific required technology purchases for Communication and Information students, as well as provided helpful links to additional university resources related to financial aid, scholarships and other financial resources.


Financial aid

Find out the process for applying for financial aid, loans (FAFSA) & alternative loans.

Kent State Financial Aid

Kent State Scholarships

There are over 700 scholarships offered by various Kent State University departments to both undergraduate and graduate students. Some scholarships are offered only to incoming freshman, while others are only available to returning students. Many scholarships are open to students in all schools & colleges.

View and Search for Kent State Scholarships

Diversity Scholarships for Communication & Information Students

CCI students with diverse identities and backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply for diversity scholarships.

See CCI Diversity Scholarships


Each year, the College of Communication and Information commits approximately $800,000 in financial support for new and continuing graduate students.

Graduate Student Assistantships, Awards and Fellowships