Current Scholarship Information

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Current Scholarship Information

As scholarship information is received in the counseling office, it will be posted below.  We do not receive information about every scholarship out there, and so we have provided some links to other scholarship sources. Applications that are in paper form will be downloadable from the scholarship announcement (if possible) and available in the SCHOLARSHIP CRATE in the counseling office.

WORK READY KENTUCKY SCHOLARSHIP
 
This scholarship is for seniors who plan to complete a certificate, diploma, or associate's degree program in a high demand area.   High demand areas are health care, transportation, welding, business and IT, construction, advanced manufacturing.  Applications opened on May 1. Students should log into their MyKHEAA account where they check their KEES scholarship money or apply for the dual credit scholarship to complete the application.  Scholarships are first come, first serve.  So apply as soon as possible so funds don't run out.
 
Apply on line through your MyKHEAA account at www.kheaa.com 

HUGGABLE SCHOLARSHIP

Each year, Huggable awards $1,000 in scholarships to high-achieving high school students who are supported by single mothers or who are single mothers themselves.

You can find more information here: https://huggable.com/pages/scholarships

DREXEL UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS

Drexel University offers applicants a variety of merit and special interest scholarships.

Merit scholarships are granted to incoming students based on superior academic performance. Students are automatically considered for merit scholarships during the admissions process.

There are also special interest scholarships that your students may be eligible for with an additional application. Encourage your students to visit Drexel's Undergraduate Scholarships page to view a full listing of opportunities. Students can apply for most of the scholarships from the Enrichment and Scholarship Applications tab in Discover Drexel after submitting their application for admission.

For more information and to apply, visit  Drexel University Scholarship Website. 

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
 

The UK Alumni Association holds a scholarship in the Office of Academic Scholarships called the UK Alumni Association Scholars. This scholarship has the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students at the University of Kentucky must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Incoming freshmen must have a minimum ACT score of 22 or a SAT score of 1100 (M+EBRW)
  • Some alumni scholarships require applicants to be a student member of the UK Alumni Association.
  • Some alumni scholarships require applicants to have a parent or guardian who is a University of Kentucky graduate and a member of the UK Alumni Association.

 

Eligibility and Application Process

Incoming freshmen with a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and minimum 22 ACT or 1100 SAT (M+EBRW) will automatically be considered for Alumni Scholarships. No separate application is required. Information from your Admission application will be automatically considered for the appropriate scholarships.

 

Alumni Club Scholarships – based on the hometown of student.

The Alumni Club scholarships are available to students living in the Club's geographic area. Any student who applies to the university will be automatically considered for the appropriate club scholarship available to students from their home area. If returning students are eligible to receive the club scholarship from their home area, they do not need to apply separately either – each eligible student will be automatically considered.  McCracken County Alumni Association does sponsor a scholarship.  There were six recipients last year.

ACT SCHOLARSHIP GIVEAWAY
 
Eligible students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in high school during the 2019–2020 school year. Students who register to take the ACT test on a national test date beginning with the October 2019 test will automatically be registered for the scholarship and prizes. There is also an option for eligible students to complete a free entry form.  
 
Throughout the 2019–2020 school year, ACT will award 14 students both a $15,000 scholarship and a $5,000 technology package (in October, December, February, April, June, and July). In addition, a variety of prizes totaling up to $65,000 will be awarded in instant giveaways connected to completing activities aimed to help students prepare for the ACT test through ACT® Academy™.  
 
For more information visit the ACT Scholarship Giveaway Website. 
 
Eligible students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled in high school during the 2019–2020 school year. Students who register to take the ACT test on a national test date beginning with the October 2019 test will automatically be registered for the scholarship and prizes. There is also an option for eligible students to complete a free entry form.  
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