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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 ScholarshipExperts profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Horatio Alger Kentucky Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors in Kentucky who have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher and demonstrate critical financial need.

Total: $10000

Awards: 10

Deadline: October 25

Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG)

This grant is available to Kentucky resident undergraduate students who are attending or planning to attend an eligible Kentucky independent college. Students must demonstrate financial need, as determined by completing the FAFSA.

Total: $2920

Awards: 12400

Deadline: 

Kentucky Go Higher Grant

This award is for Kentucky resident undergraduate students who are 24 years of age or older and enrolled in fewer than six credit hours or eight quarter hours at a Kentucky college or university.

Total: $1000

Awards: 267

Deadline: 

Caroline M. Hewins Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. graduate students who specialize or plan to specialize in library work with children. Students must plan to attend an institution that is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA).

Total: $4000

Awards: 1

Deadline: September 01

College Access Program (CAP)

This award is to Kentucky resident undergraduate students who are attending or planning to attend an eligible Kentucky postsecondary institution. Students must demonstrate financial need, as determined by completing the FAFSA.

Total: $1900

Awards: 37836

Deadline: 

Elisha Hall Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female members of Women in Aviation, International who are seeking to further their aviation careers in one or more of the following areas: flight training (any phase), aircraft scheduling or dispatch, aviation management, aviation maintenance, or avionics. Preference will be given to local candidates within the Cincinnati, Ohio, and tri-state area.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: November 10

Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES)

This award is available for Kentucky high school students who are planning to attend an eligible postsecondary institution in Kentucky. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1381

Awards: 65000

Deadline: 

Harold F. Polston Scholarship

This award is for U.S. college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Priority will be given to students that belong to the Middle Tennessee Chapter, attending Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN, Murray State University in Murray, KY and those that live in the Region VII area (in that order).

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: December 01

ISNetworld Scholarship

This award is for U.S. and international college juniors and graduate students who are pursuing a degree in occupational safety and health or a closely related field. Priority will be given to students living in OK, TX, NM, LA or AK. The applicant must enroll full time and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000

Awards: 3

Deadline: December 01

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