Kentucky Scholarships

Scholarships for students Kentucky. Some scholarships specifically open to Kentucky students, and others give preference to students in Kentucky.

McDonald’s Black History Makers of Tomorrow
Sponsor: Black History Makers of Tomorrow – Kentuckiana
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding Kentuckiana (specific areas in Indiana and Kentucky) high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, scholarship and community service. The program is open to students with at least one parent of African-American or Black Caribbean descent.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 8, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2018. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives Scholarship
Sponsor: Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Midwives
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an accredited MSN, DNP, or PhD program in Nursing and who either live in Kentucky or are enrolled in a Kentucky program. Applicant must also be a current member of KCNPNM.

KYPTA Scholarships
Sponsor: Kentucky PTA
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and parent PTA members who plan to attend a Kentucky accredited college or university and pursue a degree in education.

KyCPA College Scholarships
Sponsor: Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: February 19, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in an accredited Kentucky-based college or university who are at least a sophomore at the time of application. Applicant must have completed Principles of Accounting and either has completed or is enrolled in Intermediate Accounting.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

Blue Grass Energy Scholarship
Sponsor: Blue Grass Energy
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors living with a parent or guardian who is a Blue Grass Energy member (service area is in Kentucky).

Community Foundation of Louisville Scholarships
Sponsor: Community Foundation of Louisville
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate and graduate students in the Louisville area. There are multiple scholarships available with different requirements. See website for details.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

Safe Driver Scholarship
Sponsor: Levy Law Offices Cincinnati
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Ohio and Kentucky. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to distracted driving.

SETC Scholarships
Sponsor: Southeastern Theatre Conference, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students attending school in the 10 state region of SETC (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia). Applicant must be studying or planning to study theater or a closely related field.

CASE Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Casualty Actuarial Society
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college students who have sat for an actuarial exam and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must attend a college or university in one of the following Southeastern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia.

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