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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.

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: 

Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship

The Alberta C. Kaufman Scholarship is offered a to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Students must be Kentucky or Indiana residents.

Total: $2000

Awards: 2

Deadline: May 10

I Have a Dream Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 14 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2027) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 31

Sweet and Simple Scholarship

This award is open to all U.S. students who are 14 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2027) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship.

Total: $1500

Awards: 1

Deadline: February 28

Cay Drachnik Minorities Fund for Art Therapy

This scholarship is available for U.S. students who are members of an ethnic minority group. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and acceptance or enrollment in an American Art Therapy Association (AATA) approved art therapy program.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: May 01