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The state of Kentucky may be known for such things as its: bluegrass, Mammoth Cave National Park, the Kentucky Derby, Louisville Slugger, and Chevrolet Corvettes — but students know it’s also home to some great colleges, like the University of Kentucky (UK), University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University (WKU). So, it comes as no surprise that students and residents planning to attend schools in the state of Kentucky have the chance to earn free college dollars with these Kentucky scholarships. Don’t miss your chance to add to your college savings fund. Check out this directory of scholarships for Kentucky students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Joseph Hagan Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students who are or will be enrolled in an ABFSE-accredited mortuary science program.

Total: $2500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Memorial Classic Golf Tournament Scholarship

U.S. students who are enrolled in, or accepted into, a mortuary science program at an ABFSE-accredited school for the upcoming fall semester are eligible for this award. Students may enroll part time or full time.

Total: $1000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  March 30
2019

Unigo Superpower Scholarship 2019

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2025) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $2,500 scholarship.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  March 31
2019

SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program

This award is available for U.S. minority students who are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program and planning to pursue a career as a professor.

Total: $20000 Awards:  80
Deadline:  March 31
2019

Discover Student Loans Scholarship Award

This scholarship sweepstakes is open to U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students who are 16 years of age or older. Students must plan to attend or be attending an accredited, non-profit, four-year college or university located in the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico.

Total: $2500 Awards:  11
Deadline:  March 31
2019

AIST Ohio Valley Member Chapter

This scholarship is available for U.S. high school seniors and undergraduate students in the Ohio Valley Region (Southern Indiana, Kentucky, Western Tennessee and Southern Ohio) who are planning to major in engineering and pursue a career in iron and steel technology. Applicants must be AIST members or dependents of AIST members.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  March 31
2019

NTA Pat & Jim Host Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who reside or are students in Kentucky and are enrolled in a travel and tourism- or hospitality-related program of study. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Becca's Closet Spirit of Generosity Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved in community service, including, but not limited to Becca's Closet, are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Rebecca Kirtman Memorial Scholarship

U.S. high school seniors who have been involved with Becca's Closet are eligible to apply for this award. Students must enroll full time and have an unweighted grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 1
2019

Annual Signet Classic Student Scholarship Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to high school juniors and seniors and home-schooled students who are 16 to 18 years of age. To enter, students must write a two- to three-page essay on one of the topics listed on the Penguin Group (USA) Inc. website regarding the current contest's book.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 15
2019

PFLAG Cincinnati Chapter Scholarship

This scholarship is available for students who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and straight allies. Applicants must reside in or attend school in the greater Cincinnati area, and must demonstrate a commitment to advocacy of LGBT causes.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  April 19
2019

Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship

This fellowship program is open to Rhode Island residents who need financial assistance to acquire education toward a master's or doctorate in order to pursue a teaching career in the arts. Applicants may not be a Rhode Island School of Design graduate or seeking a graduate degree from RISD.

Total: $12000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  April 26
2019