Global Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • Up to $15,000

Kent State established the Global Scholarship because it values diversity among its student population and as a result, seeks to attract a greater number of high quality international students to its campuses. The Global Scholarship is available to all incoming international undergraduate degree-seeking students who have been admitted to Kent State.

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Kent State University

At Kent State University, people hail from every corner of the globe to do work that paves the way for a brighter tomorrow. Here, you’ll find world-class faculty serving as researchers and mentors. Alumni leaders in business, healthcare, education and beyond, and students unafraid to break the mold and push boundaries. Our family is true blue and gold.

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You ARE eligible if you are...

  • An incoming UNDERGRADUATE international student attending the Kent campus.
  • An F1 visa holder.
  • A first-year or transfer student.
  • Please note: ESL-only students and visiting students will receive $4,300/year provided they are enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours.

You are NOT eligible if you are...

  • A graduate student.
  • A current student.
  • An in-state resident student.
  • Receiving special tuition rates as part of a partnership agreement.

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  • Admitted to Honors College - $15,000 + Honors Scholarship ($2000)
  • GPA 3.70+ : $12,000
  • GPA 3.6 - 3.69 : $10,000
  • GPA 3.5 - 3.59 : $7,000
  • GPA 3.49 and below : $4,300


Students will be automatically considered for the scholarship upon admission to Kent State university.

To be eligible, you must be ADMITTED BY the following dates:

  • July 1st for Fall semester.
  • November 1st for Spring semester.
  • March 1st for Summer semester.