The 2015-16 Freshman Honors Program, Scholarship and Guaranteed Entrance Program application is now closed. The 2016-17 application will be available in September 2016.

Please note: The University of Louisville will be making changes to our freshman scholarship programs, including our Governor’s Scholars awards.  The most up-to-date information will be posted in June 2016.  Please e-mail and put “scholarship” in the subject line with any questions or concerns.

The University of Louisville provides scholarships to new freshmen based upon academic merit. All scholarships are competitive with the exception of National Merit Scholars, Roger's Scholars, Governor’s Scholars, and Governor’s School for the Arts.  The minimum requirements to apply for competitive scholarships are a 3.35 GPA and a 26 ACT or 1240 SAT*. A student-involvement resume is required for the application.

To apply for scholarships:

  1. Apply for admission. If you have not yet applied for admission, read application instructions.
  2. You will use the same username and password you create to apply for admission to apply for scholarships.  If you do not apply for admission online, please create an account to apply for scholarships. Create your account now. If you have successfully created an account, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from Applyweb.  Please save this e-mail.
  3. Apply for scholarships. (At this time the scholarship application is closed). Please note your username and password.  You will need them to access your admission and scholarship applications.  If you forget your password, click here.
  4. If the program for which you are applying requires letters of recommendation, you will enter the information for the individuals from whom you are requesting recommendations. They will receive e-mail notification of your request. Please notify all recommenders in advance.
  5. The student-involvement resume can include, but is not limited to: extracurricular activities, leadership positions, honors/awards, athletic teams, community service, and work experience. Resumes should not exceed 2 pages. Please put your name on each page of your resume. Click here to view the scholarship scoring rubric.
  6. You may always review your applications (including the status of all letters of recommendation).  Click here to review activity.
  7. You can submit the scholarship application up to three times. This will allow you to complete the application for the December 15 deadline and then create another application for the January 15 deadline. If you chose to submit all on the December 15 deadline be sure to upload all of the required application materials at that time.

*This score reflects the new SAT to ACT Concordance Table. For any questions regarding SAT exams taken prior to March 2016, please contact the Office of Admission at 502-852-6531 or