Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund

$5,000Award Amount
1Number of Awards
12/31/2022Submission Deadline

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Every year, undergraduate and graduate nursing students are eligible for scholarships from the College of Nursing at Kent State University. One of the biggest prizes is the $5,000 Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund. It is given to a sophomore student committed and passionate about the area of oncology.

This scholarship is ideal if you want to complete one of the nation’s most prestigious Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) programs to become an in-demand registered nurse (RN). The KSU program is available at five campuses throughout northeast Ohio and includes clinical courses in a variety of settings as well as cutting-edge simulation experiences.

There are no application restrictions, and no documents or minimum academic averages are required. All you have to do is demonstrate an interest in oncology and be accepted into a university nursing program.

Key Information of Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund

Study Details

Area of Study

  • Nursing
  • Oncology

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

College of Nursing, Kent State University

Scholarship Details

Intended Level of Study


Award Amount


Number of Awards


Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund Timeline

January 2022

Applications Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

December 2022

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on December 1.

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following criteria.

  • Eligible Grade: College Sophomore
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: Any
  • Geographic Eligibility: United States
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity:

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submits besides your application.

  • * None

How to ace the Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund


Enroll for the program

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must first be registered and plan to attend Kent State University to pursue your professional goals. Check each faculty's application deadlines and register early.


Familiarize yourself with the scholarship platform

Spend some time getting to know the KSU application platform thoroughly. Create an account and look over the scholarships that are available to you. Check your eligibility for the Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund.


Show your commitment

Are you really interested in oncology? This will be reflected in your application process. Be honest, review the study program, and make sure it fits your interests.


Contact the scholarship program

Although the application process is simple due to the platform designed for this purpose, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Resolve it in time to avoid any conflicts and to complete your proposal on time.

How the Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund is Judged

The candidate's willingness to contribute their talents and knowledge to research and practice in the field of oncology will be taken into account.

Why We Love the Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund


A focus on oncology

The fact of rewarding students specifically interested in the area of oncology is an important decision to support research progress in this important area.


Donations for academic development

This scholarship is made possible by donations. At Kent State, raising money to meet scholarship needs is their top concern. With this focus, they can support their students from the moment they receive their acceptance letter to the moment they receive their diplomas.


No discrimination

The program is open to all sophomore students interested in oncology as long as they meet the scholarship requirements. It supports equality and has no discrimination against gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.

5 Facts about Diane McCloskey Memorial Fund


Applicable at Nursing College of Kent State University

Only nursing students at Kent State University can apply.


Only sophomore students are eligible

Applicants must be in their sophomore year.


Oncology is the area of focus

Applicants must demonstrate their interest in oncology to apply.


It is nonrenewable

The program is a one-time award for sophomore students.


The priority of Kent State University

A foundational element of a student-first environment is attention to academic excellence and student success.

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