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Inform Your Female Students About the Women’s Center Foundation Scholarship

Posted Dec. 3, 2012
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The Women's Center at Kent State University provides
Kent State female students with scholarships. Nineteen
students so far have benefited from the scholarship
program. 

The Women's Center at Kent State University has been a motivating force toward the advancement of women in higher education. An integral part of the center’s effort is to empower women with financial assistance in obtaining a college degree.

The Women’s Center endowed scholarship fund, established in 2003, enables the center to provide two Kent State female students with a $500 scholarship. To date, 19 women have received scholarships.

Applications will be accepted for the 2013-2014 school year through Monday, Feb. 11, at 5 p.m.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Applicants must be a female sophomore, junior or senior enrolled at Kent State University as a full-time student during the award period
  • Strong academic performance
  • Demonstrated contribution to social causes related to diversity and/or women’s issues
  • Active involvement in campus and/or community groups and organizations (including holding positions and/or coordinating responsibilities)
  • Unique life circumstance/challenges, such as financial need or overcoming obstacles

To apply, encourage your female students to complete the application found at www.kent.edu/womenscenter/scholarships.cfm and submit it to the Women’s Center by Feb. 11 at 5 p.m.

For more information, contact the Women’s Center at 330-672-9230.