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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.

Martha J. Branch Scholarship

The Martha J. Branch Scholarship is for those minority students seeking to improve the health, fitness, and/or nutrition of the community. Example programs are exercise science, nutrition, or health education.

Total: $750

Awards: 1

Deadline: June 17, 2023

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: $4000

Awards: 2

Deadline: March 31

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 01

David J. Clarke Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. or international undergraduate and/or graduate students who attend a college or university within the designated market area of stations serving the Ohio Valley Chapter region (this includes some schools in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia). Students must major in broadcasting.

Total: $3000

Awards: 1

Deadline: April 30

Anthony Muñoz Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who attend a high school in the Tri-State (OH, IN, KY) area and plan to attend a college/university in the Tri-State area. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher or an ACT composite score of 18 or higher, and must demonstrate financial need.

Total: $20000

Awards: 7

Deadline: May 01

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

Bucknell University Campus Enrichment Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students enrolling at Bucknell University. First generation college students, students from outside the university’s traditional geographic area, and those who bring cultural and intellectual diversity to the campus will be considered.

Total: $100000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

Nancy Penn Lyons Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available to Georgia high school seniors with demonstrated financial need who have been accepted for enrollment at selective private or out-of-state institutions (students attending public Georgia institutions ineligible). Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and an SAT score of 1000 or higher or an ACT score of 22 or higher.

Total: $20000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 22

American Electric Power Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores or juniors enrolled in an mechanical engineering or related program are eligible for this award. Preference will be given to students who are interested in power engineering and/or who reside or attend school in the American Electric Power service area of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Total: $4000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 18

MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge

This award is for U.S. high school juniors and seniors who participate in a mathematical modeling challenge as part of a school-based group.

Total: $20000

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 21