Out-of-State High School Senior

National Scholars

Awards ranging from $5,000 - $12,000 based on academic merit; students must apply for admission by February 15.  To be considered for the National Scholars Program, you must submit a completed application for admission to UofL, the $50 application fee, ACT or SAT scores and an official high school transcript.

Please note: Residents of Kentucky and the seven reciprocal Southern Indiana counties (Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Scott, Perry and Washington) are not eligible for the National Scholars Award. Students meeting the requirements are also eligible to apply for the Grawemeyer Scholarship.  National Scholars cannot be combined with either the Grawemeyer or National Merit Finalist scholarships.

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Brown Fellows

Full tuition, room and board, plus a stipend for books. The program also includes a leadership retreat and local service activity; international travel as a group; and funding for individual enrichment opportunities. - 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (CR+M) and 3.5 GPA. Kentucky residents and non-residents may apply.

        • 10 awards given each year
        • Two letters of recommendation
        • Résumé
        • One essay -  Brown Fellows Program individual enrichment experiences typically occur in the summers following the sophomore and junior years.  Fellows work with program and faculty mentors to develop an enhanced academic experience consisting of individual study, research, community service, or some combination of activities.  If you were selected as a Brown Fellow, what would you be interested in pursuing for these individual enrichment experiences?  Where would you want to go?  Why?
        • Deadline to apply: January 15
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Grawemeyer Scholarship

Full tuition, plus a stipend for room, board, and books ($7,000). Recipients will also receive an opportunity for undergraduate research.  - 31 ACT or 1360 SAT (CR + M) and 3.75 GPA.

          • One essay- A short essay describing a potential undergraduate research project. (500 words or fewer)
          • Two letters of recommendation
          • 10 awards given each year