Kentucky & Southern Indiana Scholarships

The Fall 2019 Honors and Scholarship application is now available. The competitive scholarship application deadline is December 15. View application instructions.

If you have questions about scholarships or award amounts and criteria, please email  with "Scholarships" in the subject line.

Admission-Based Scholarships

Kentucky and Southern Indiana students* who meet the minimum criteria will automatically receive awards following admission to UofL. No scholarship application is required. Eligible students may also apply for Competitive and Mentored Scholarships. UofL will accept the February 2019 ACT scores for these awards.

NameTypeAmount InformationMinimum Criteria
Trustees' ScholarshipOne-time$2,000 & $3,000 one-time award. View chart.26-28 ACT or 1230-1300 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Trustees' ScholarshipRenewable$3,000-$8,000; renewable award. View chart.29 ACT or 1330 SAT and 3.5 GPA

GSP, GSA, GSE Award**

Gatton & Craft Academy**

Rogers Scholars**

Renewable$5,000No minimum test score, 3.5 GPA

GSP, GSA, GSE Award**

Gatton & Craft Academy**

Rogers Scholars**

Renewable$7,50028-30 ACT or 1300-1380 SAT and 3.5 GPA

GSP, GSA, GSE Award**

Gatton & Craft Academy**

Rogers Scholars**

RenewableFull in-state tuition31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA

National Merit Finalist**

RenewableFull in-state tuition, $8,000 educational allowanceMust list UofL as first choice with National Merit Corporation

National Merit Semifinalist**

RenewableFull in-state tuitionNo minimum test score, 3.5 GPA

*Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Perry, Scott and Washington counties

**Full program participation required. May not be stacked with Trustees' Admission-Based Scholarships.

The University of Louisville reserves the right to stop awarding scholarships after February 15 based on available funding.

Competitive Scholarships

Trustees' Competitive Scholarships

Students with a 31 ACT or 1390 SAT and a 3.5 GPA are eligible to compete for additional Trustees' Scholarship awards. A scholarship application must be submitted by December 15.

  • The consideration for these awards is primarily based on a student-involvement resume (view resume scoring rubric), which should include but is not limited to
    • honors and awards
    • service
    • extra-curricular activities
    • work experience
  • The University of Louisville will award 150-200 Henry Vogt Scholarships (full tuition + $3,500 final award amount).
  • Applicants not receiving the Vogt Scholarship will be eligible for additional $1,000-7,000 awards, which can be stacked on Admission-Based Scholarships.

Woodford R. Porter Scholarships

Awarded to Black/African-American students based on academic merit, leadership and service.
  • Award values vary; 200+ awarded
  • Students must submit a scholarship application, essay, and a student-involvement resume by December 15.

Kentucky Dataseam Scholarship

Awarded to ten students from schools in coal severance counties participating in the Kentucky Dataseam Initiative.
  • $2,000 renewable award; 10 awarded
  • Students must meet the University of Louisville's admission standards and pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math while attending the University of Louisville. 
  • Students must submit a Kentucky Data Seam Scholarship application, a student-involvement resume, and request a letter of recommendation to be submitted by January 15. View additional criteria and apply.


Mentored Scholarships

In addition to monetary awards, these scholarships have significant programming components which can include travel, leadership, service, research and more. Students must submit a scholarship application, letters of recommendation, essays and a student-involvement resume by December 15 to be considered for these programs. View resume scoring rubric.

NameAmount InformationMinimum Criteria
Brown Fellows ProgramFull in-state tuition, plus additional education allowance; 10 awarded31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Grawemeyer ScholarshipFull in-state tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA
McConnell ScholarsFull tuition, plus educational allowance; 10 awarded3.5 GPA, academic merit and leadership potential 
Kentucky residents only
Martin Luther King Scholars ProgramFull tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded26 ACT or 1230 SAT and 3.5 GPA 
Black/African-American and Hispanic/Latino students