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GED Scholars Initiative

Bridge Program
For students transitioning to higher education

GED Scholars Initiative Bridges Program funded by:
GED Scholars Initiative Bridges Program funded by Dominion

Mission: The GED Scholars Initiative Bridge program supports GED graduates planning to attend KSU by providing:

  • Advice and information about policies and procedures for college acceptance
  • Resources on Financial Aid and academic policies and programs

    What: A five step process has been created to help make the transition to higher education much easier and you are invited to attend the Bridge Program of the GED Scholars Initiative:

    Day 1 Receive information about Admissions and Financial Aid
    Day 2 Learn about Academic Counseling and take a Campus Tour
    Day 3 Shadow a KSU Student (to be arranged by appointment)
    Day 4 Develop Study Strategies for College
    Day 5 Begin the Application Process

    When: The Bridge Program will be offered in both the Fall and Spring semesters and are usually held between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Specific dates and times TBA. Breakfast and lunch provided.

    Where: The Bridge Program is held at the Ohio Literacy Resource Center (OLRC) Conference Room, Research 1 Building, 1100 Summit Street, Kent, Ohio 44242.

    With completion of all five sessions you will receive a fee waiver for the KSU admissions application and a $300 Book Scholarship towards your first semester.

    To find out more about the college experience and your future enrollment at Kent State University, simply contact the GED Scholars Initiative at 330-672-4649 or email cwhite@literacy.kent.edu.

    A GED is only the Beginning!

  • Kent State University - Excellence in Action
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