Transfer & Adult Scholarships

Scholarships Managed by Transfer & Adult Services

KCTCS Academic Transfer Scholarship

  • Students transferring from any KCTCS institution or Ivy Tech Community College, Sellersburg.
  • Minimum award amount: $1,000

UofL Regional Awards

National Transfer Scholarship

  • Non-resident, out-of-state students who are a first-time transfer to UofL.
  • Minimum award amount: $5,000

Guaranteed Transfer Scholarship

  • First-time transfer students (not readmits) from a 4yr institution with at least 24 transferrable hours and a 3.5 GPA
  • Residents of Kentucky or Indiana Reciprocity (Southern Indiana)
    • Students admitted through a residency exception (ex. Academic Common Market) are not eligible
  • Award amount: $2,000
  • Renewable scholarship for up to six semesters 
  • No scholarship application required, however students must submit their complete admission application and materials  no later than June 1st

Osher Reentry Scholarship

  • Adult students completing their first Bachelor's degree after a cumulative gap in higher education of five or more years.

Questions? Contact Transfer & Adult Services at (502) 852-0166 or .

Scholarships Managed by the Student Financial Aid Office

UofL Departmental Awards

  • Awards offered through individual academic departments.

Go Higher Grant

  • Need-based grant for adults 24 or older

Fields Alumni Scholarship

  •  Students 25 or older who have at least one dependent and meet academic criteria

New Beginning Scholarship

  • Kentucky residents who demonstrate financial need and are returning to college after a break of at least one year.

Questions? Contact the Student Financial Aid Office at (502) 852-5511 or .

Scholarships Managed by Community Partners

Community Foundation of Louisville Scholarships

  • Over 80 scholarship opportunities for Kentucky students. Read each scholarship description for specific eligibility criteria.

Outside Scholarships

  • Various scholarship opportunities from community partners.