Kentucky Scholarships

Kentucky scholarships, or at least the few examples below, appear to lean considerably toward helping others once you've graduated. However, these aren't the only scholarships for which you can qualify as a Kentucky resident. Myriad sources of financial aid are available to those willing to do the research. The opportunities and their criteria stretch well beyond the state from which you hail, too. can help you find information about scholarships especially created for those living in Kentucky at the same time we are finding other opportunities for you based on your interests, academics and GPA. Just conduct a free scholarship search today and you will find a whole list of scholarship opportunities based on all manner of filtering criteria. The scholarships below will give you an idea of the opportunities that may be found at To get the full benefit of our free services and for additional information about Kentucky scholarships and awards based on different search criteria, you should conduct a free college scholarship search at

Aileen Lee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 06, Annually
Aileen Lee Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon each academic year in recognition of students who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence throughout their high school career in leadership, service and academic excellence.

Applicants must be out-of-state students beginning their first year at the UO. Three men and three women will be selected and funds [...] More

ASTA Southeast Chapter Professional Development Scholarship
Application Deadlines: November 03, Annually
Tourism Cares will award ASTA Southeast Chapter Professional Development Scholarships to be applied to the cost of an ASTA or The Travel Institute Educational Program, or the registration fee only for the ASTA International Destination Expo. To be eligible, applicants must be permanent U.S. residents, with a minimum of two years of experience in the travel industry, who have successfully [...] More

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
CBYX for Young Professionals is a yearlong fellowship, funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress through the U.S. Department of State. The program annually gives 75 American young professionals the opportunity to study, work, and live with a host in Germany. The CBYX program consists of three phases: two months of German language school; four months of classes in your career field at a [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
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The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
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This scholarship fund was established by the family of Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr., one of the founders of the Kentucky Hemophilia Foundation, in honor of his memory.

The $500 Herb Schlaughenhoupt, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded twice each year to individuals with hemophilia or a similar bleeding disorder - OR -individuals with an immediate family member with a bleeding disorder.

The [...] More

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 3.0 GPA; 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may [...] More

Kentucky College Access Program Grants
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The College Access Program (CAP) helps Kentucky’s financially needy undergraduate students attend eligible public and private colleges and universities, proprietary schools, and technical colleges. CAP Grants are awarded to Kentucky residents enrolled for at least six semester hours (half time) in academic programs that take at least two years to complete. To qualify for a CAP Grant, the total [...] More

Kentucky Early Childhood Development Scholarships
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The Early Childhood Development Scholarship provides a seamless system to upgrade the professional development of child-care workers and trainers. The state legislature and the Governor created the Early Childhood Development Scholarship as part of the KIDS NOW early childhood initiative. The scholarship provides financial assistance, to the extent of available funds, in the form of nonrepayable [...] More

Kentucky Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund (NISF) provides scholarships to Kentucky residents who will be attending approved prelicensure nursing programs (registered nurse or practical nurse) or graduate nursing programs. NISF recipients are selected individually by the Board, using specified criteria. NISF scholarships may be used for cost of living expenses, as well as school expenses.

The NISF [...] More

Kentucky Teacher Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The KHEAA Teacher Scholarship Program provides financial aid to highly qualified Kentucky students pursuing initial teacher certification at participating Kentucky institutions. All applicants must be Kentucky residents enrolled full-time (unless enrolled for the final term of a teacher certification program and less than full-time enrollment is required to complete the program). Applicants must [...] More

Kentucky Tuition Grants
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The Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) Program provides need-based grants to qualified Kentucky residents to attend the Commonwealth’s independent colleges. Eligible institutions must be accredited by a regional accrediting association recognized by U.S. Department of Education and not be comprised solely of religious instruction.

The program is designed to assist students with the higher tuition [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation - Eastern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The KASF scholarships are awarded each year to the college students of Korean heritage. A student currently enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program is qualified to apply for the KASF scholarship. The scholarship recipient is selected on the basis of financial need, academic achievement, school activities, and community services. Each applicant must submit an application to the [...] More

Louis-Edward Nicklies Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The Louis-Edward Nicklies Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate, master's and doctoral students enrolled in 12+ credit hours who have graduated from a high school located in Jefferson County, [...] More

NTA Pat & Jim Host Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
To be eligible for the NTA Pat & Jim Host Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- permanent resident of Kentucky
- full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of study; or full-time graduate student enrolled in a travel-and-tourism- or hospitality-related program of [...] More

Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship helps Kentucky students attend Pikeville College’s School of Osteopathic Medicine. The award is equal to the difference between the average amount charged for in-state tuition at the state medical schools and the tuition at the Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Recipients must practice 2,000 hours in Kentucky for each year they receive a [...] More

The Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant
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In order to qualify for the Heidelberg College Out Of State Grant, the applicant must be resident of a state other than Ohio and attend Heidelberg College. This grant is renewable for four years as long as the student is making satisfactory academic progress. For more information, please visit [...] More

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