Newsymom Scholarship Application

Please submit either a 1-2 page essay or a 1-2 minute video answering one of the following prompts:

1.) The Newsymom family believes that mothers can change the world, what do you do as a mother to change the world for the better in the midst of so much turmoil?

2.) What challenges did you face as a parent during a pandemic and how did you overcome them?

Application Criteria

  • A scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to one full-time or part-time student for any Kent State Tuscarawas program, and be distributed as the full amount in the 2021 fall semester.
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA to be eligible to apply.
  • The recipient must be enrolled (or accepted) as a student at the Kent State Tuscarawas campus.’
  • The recipient must maintain continuous enrollment at the Kent State Tuscarawas campus from one semester to the next to be eligible.
  • The recipient must maintain a 2.5 GPA during the period of the scholarship award.
  • Non-traditional students (returning adults) are eligible to apply. The scholarship is not automatically renewable, but previous recipients are eligible to re-apply as long as the required 2.5 GPA is maintained.
  • Geographic preferences:  Any geographic location so long as the student is enrolled (or accepted) to Kent State University Tuscarawas. 
  • Possible allowable expenses include:  Tuition, Fees, Books and Supplies
  • Applicants must plan to claim a child as a dependent on their 2020 tax return.
  • Final essays can be submitted to Completed videos can be submitted to using 


Application Deadline

The application deadline is July 1st, 2021. The award recipient will be announced in August prior to the start of the 2021 Fall semester.