Scholarship Update - October 2015

Brought to you by Ms. Gorman in the College & Career Center

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation - $20,000

  • Only seniors may apply
  • Required GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • Application is available online
  • Deadline to apply: October 31st, 2015

Voice of Democracy Scholarship - Up to $30,000


  • Students in grades 9-12 may apply
  • See their website for more information and how to apply
  • Deadline to apply: November 1st, 2015

Prudential Spirit of Community Award - up to $5,000

  • Open to all students
  • Must have completed a volunteer activity after Sept. 1, 2014
  • Application is available online
  • Deadline to apply: November 3rd, 2015

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship - Up to $40,000 a year

  • Must be a senior to apply
  • GPA: 3.5 or higher
  • ACT Composite: 26 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: November 3rd, 2015

Youth Noise Scholarship - $1,000

Open to all high school students

See their website for complete details

Deadline to apply: November 21st, 2015

The Fountain 2015 Essay Contest - Up to $1,500

  • Open to all students
  • Essay prompt: How do you think history will record the 21st century?
  • Essays must be submitted online
  • Deadline for submission: November 30th, 2015

Science Ambassador Scholarship

  • Seniors only may apply
  • Must be a female
  • Must plan to pursue a degree in a STEM field
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: December 1st, 2015

William C. Parker Diversity Scholarship @ UK - $5,000 - $15,000

  • Must be a senior planning to attend UK
  • GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • Preference given to minorities
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: December 1st, 2015

Cherry Presidential Scholarship @ WKU - $12,000 - $16,000

  • Must be a senior planning to attend WKU
  • GPA: 3.8 or higher
  • ACT: 31 or higher
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: December 1st, 2015

James W. McLamore Whopper Scholarship - $50,000


  • Open to seniors only
  • GPA: 3.3 or higher
  • ACT: 25 or higher
  • Application is available online
  • Deadline to apply: December 15th, 2015

Brown Fellows Scholarship @ UofL - Full tuition, room and board

  • Must be a senior planning to attend UofL
  • ACT: 31 or higher
  • GPA: 3.5 or higher
  • View application and requirements online
  • Deadline to apply: December 15th

Governor's School for Entrepreneurs (GSE)

  • Students in grades 9-11 may apply
  • This is a summer program from June 12th-July 2nd, 2016
  • Many Kentucky colleges award scholarships to students who are accepted and complete the program
  • Application is available online on October 19th
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: December 21st, 2015

Gates Millenium Scholars Program

  • Only seniors may apply
  • Must be considered a minority
  • Required GPA: 3.0 or higher
  • Application is available online
  • Deadline to apply: January 13th, 2016

WKU Academic Merit Scholarships

  • Only seniors may apply
  • GPA: 3.3 or higher
  • ACT: 25 or higher
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline: January 15th, 2016

Woodford R. Porter Scholarship @ UofL

  • Must be a senior planning to attend UofL
  • Must be African American
  • See website for more information
  • Deadline to Apply January 15th, 2016

Brown Fellows Scholarship at Centre College - Full tuition, room and board

  • Must be a senior planning to attend Centre College
  • GPA: 3.8 or higher
  • ACT: 31 or higher
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: January 15th

Dr. Rodney Gross Diversity Scholarship @ EKU - Up to $3,000

  • Seniors only planning to attend EKU
  • GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • Preference given to minorities
  • See their website for more information
  • Deadline to apply: March 1st

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