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College Information

Local Scholarships available

 

RMHC U.S. SCHOLARSHIPS: helping students afford the education of their dreams
 

Burger King Scholars Program

 

Blue Grass Community Foundation
 

Jane Allen Newman Scholarship: The Jane Allen Newman Scholarship Fund awards 3 scholarships of $2,000 each to high school seniors in Kentucky with financial need who wish to further pursue their education by attending college. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years of undergraduate study, provided that the student maintains a 2.0 cumulative GPA, maintains full-time status, and is in good academic standing. 

Scholarship Opportunities

College Sites

The links below will allow you to conduct your college search on a state-by-state basis:

List of Colleges by State


List of Colleges and Universities

Touched by Cancer Scholarship

Cancer Scholarship Brochure 2015

General Information


KHEAA

Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES)

The KEES program provides scholarships to students who earn at least a 2.5 GPA each year they attend a certified Kentucky high school. The better they do in high school, the more they earn toward college. They may also earn awards for ACT/SAT scores and Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) test scores. Home school and GED graduates may earn awards based on their ACT scores.

FAFSA

Federal Student Aid is responsible for managing the student financial assistance programs authorized under Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school.

FAFSA Login

FAFSA Student Aid Deadlines

Affordable College Resources for Kentucky Students

The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program
For students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Western KY University, University of Louisville, or University of Kentucky.  Students can also take classes at other Kentucky state colleges/universities, with approved programs, before transferring to WKU, UofL, or UK.  Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college.  College Freshmen and Sophomores currently receive $5750 a semester to apply towards tuition, books, etc.  Juniors and Seniors receive $6150 a semester.  Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend
This scholarship can be worth over $47,000! 

 

The Civil Engineering Technology Program
For students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community & Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community & Technical College in Lexington.  (We are currently working on developments to expand this program to western Kentucky.)  Candidates must meet the entrance qualifications for the college and maintain a GPA of 2.5.  Students receive $2750 a semester, and are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend. 

 

Society of African American Alumni Scholarship

The scholarship recipient will receive $1,000 per academic year for four (4) years to be used at Western Kentucky University AND enrollment in the Alumni Leadership Scholars (ALS) program.  The ALS program is a leadership development program that meets on a regular basis to visit alumni at businesses and organizations in the community and across the state.
 

       Kentucky farm Bureau

  • Must be a member of KYFB
  • Deadline Feb. 28th, 2015
  • See guidance office for application

Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts

  • Must major in agriculture of conservation of natural resources.
  • Deadline March 1.2015
  • See guidance office for application

State Farm

  • Be a 2015 graduating high school senior.
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2015-16 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Deadline March 2, 2015
  • See guidance for application or online https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship

Buick Achievers Scholarship Program

Applicants to the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program must:

  • Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduate students.
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2015-16 academic year. Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.
  • Plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design and Business related programs of study. See the list of eligible majors.
  • Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
  • Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico. https://buickachievers.scholarshipamerica.org/

Kentucky Manufactured Housing institute Scholarship

  • Three Scholarships will be awarded 1,000.00
  • Eligible participants must live in modular or manufactured homes
  • All entries must be postmarked by April 1, 2015.
  • See Guidance for Application

Whitaker Bank

For the second year, Whitaker Bank, as part of its continuing title sponsorship of the Boys’ Sweet 16®, and the KHSAA will be presenting four one-time $1,500 scholarships.

WHITAKER BANK/KHSAA SWEET 16® SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION


State Farm

Do you know high school seniors planning to attend college, technical, or vocational school?

The State Farm Good Neighbor Scholarship does not require a high GPA, but rather focuses on students who are leaders and volunteers in their communities and demonstrate financial need.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a 2015 graduating high school senior.
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2015-16 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  •  

The deadline is March 2, 2015.

 Kentucky farm Bureau

  • Must be a member of KYFB
  • Deadline Feb. 28th, 2015
  • See guidance office for application

Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts

  • Must major in agriculture of conservation of natural resources.
  • Deadline March 1.2015
  • See guidance office for application

State Farm

  • Be a 2015 graduating high school senior.
  • High school seniors must have a cumulative GPA between a 2.5 and 3.2 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Plan to enroll full-time for the 2015-16 academic year at an accredited 2- or 4-year college, university or vocational-technical school.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Deadline March 2, 2015
  • See guidance for application or online https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/statefarmgoodneighborscholarship

 2015 USDA 1890 National Scholars Program

The USDA Office of Advocacy & Outreach (OAO) recently released its USDA 1890 National Scholars Program. The National Scholars Program is a major effort of the USDA and nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Institutions (HBCUs) to award scholarships to students to attend one of the nineteen 1890 Institutions in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related disciplines. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program will provide full tuition, employment, employment benefits, fees, books, and room and board each year for up to four years to selected students pursuing a bachelor’s degree at the following universities:

•         Alabama A&M University

•         Alcorn State University

•         Central State University, Ohio

•         Delaware State University

•         Florida A&M University

•         Fort Valley State University, Georgia

•         Kentucky State University

•         Langston University, Oklahoma

•         Lincoln University, Missouri

•         North Carolina A&T State University

•         Prairie View A&M University, Texas

•         South Carolina State University

•         Southern University, Louisiana

•         Tennessee State University

•         Tuskegee University, Alabama

•         University of Arkansas Pine Bluff

•         University of Maryland Eastern Shore

•         Virginia State University

•         West Virginia State University

Eligible students must be U.S. citizens, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, have been accepted at one of the 1890 HBCUs, study agriculture, food, natural resource sciences or other related academic disciplines, demonstrate leadership and community service, etc. Please visit the USDA 1890 National Scholars Program website for more information. The scholarship may be renewed each year contingent upon satisfactory academic performance and normal progress toward the bachelor’s degree. 

High school applications and college applications may be downloaded from this website:  http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/.  Application and supporting documentation DEADLINE is February 1, 2015.

Parkplace Homes Scholarship

$1000 scholarship to graduating seniors or GED recipients who live in modular, or manufactured homes in Kentucky