Discover Financial Aid

The following is based off of the financial aid publication, Discover Financial Aid. This publication is made available to students at various stages of the Admission or Financial Aid application process.  

Check it out!

Select the checklist based on your student status:  New Freshman, Current Students, Transfer Students or Graduate Students.

Student Financial Aid Checklist

Kent Campus Scholarships

Kent State awards more than $60 million in scholarships each year to recognize achievements and make your college education more affordable.  

The Kent State online scholarship search engine allows you to explore the 700+ scholarship programs offered by Kent State’s Colleges and departments.Visit the search often to ensure you don’t miss an opportunity.

You are welcome to bring any scholarship you receive from an external source (such as your high school, church, employer) to Kent State University, provided the donor will allow the use of the scholarship at Kent State.

All external scholarships must be reported to the Student Financial Aid Office, even if the organization gives the student the check made out to them personally. Students can self-report external scholarships in FlashLine. Scholarship checks should be mailed to: Kent State University, P.O. Box 5190, Kent, OH 44242

Explore Scholarships

Types of Aid

Financial Aid is available to help you with your educational expenses. View the four basic types of financial aid: scholarships, grants, loans and Federal Work Study. You will also find information on our campus-based financial aid programs and private loans.

Types of Aid

Maintaining Eligibility for Financial Aid

Students are required to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) to remain eligible for financial aid. Please see the SAP policy for specific GPA, percent completion and maximum time frame limits.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Do the Math!

View current billable costs to attend Kent State University, which include:

Additional Questions?

One Stop for Student Services serves as the single point of contact for student customer services for Bursar, Registrar and Student Financial Aid at Kent State University.

Regional Campus students are welcome to contact their on-campus enrollment services or may contact the One Stop at the Kent Campus.

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