Kentucky & Southern Indiana Scholarships

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

The University of Louisville guarantees Admission-Based Scholarships until May 1 for students entering UofL in the fall. These scholarships are also available for students entering in the spring.

Name Type Amount Information Minimum Criteria
Trustees' Scholarship One-time $2,000 & $3,000 one-time award. View chart. 26-28 ACT or 1230-1300 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Trustees' Scholarship Renewable $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 $5,000 No minimum test score, 3.5 GPA

GSP, GSA, GSE Award**

Gatton & Craft Academy**

Rogers Scholars**

Renewable $7,500 28-30 ACT or 1300-1380 SAT and 3.5 GPA

GSP, GSA, GSE Award**

Gatton & Craft Academy**

Rogers Scholars**

Renewable Full in-state tuition 31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA

National Merit Finalist**

Renewable Full in-state tuition, $8,000 educational allowance Must list UofL as first choice with National Merit Corporation

National Merit Semifinalist**

Renewable Full in-state tuition No 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.


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.

The Fall 2020 scholarship application will be available after application (based on your reported ACT/SAT and GPA) in your New Cards Gateway.

  • 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.

The Fall 2020 scholarship application will be available after application (based on your reported ACT/SAT and GPA) in your New Cards Gateway.

  • Award values vary; 200+ awarded

Kentucky Dataseam Scholarship

Awarded to ten students from schools in coal severance counties participating in the Kentucky Dataseam Initiative.

The Fall 2020 scholarship application will be available after application (based on your reported ACT/SAT and GPA) in your New Cards Gateway.

  • $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


Mentored Scholarships

In addition to monetary awards, these scholarships have significant programming components which can include travel, leadership, service, research and more.  View resume scoring rubric.

The Fall 2020 scholarship application will be available after application (based on your reported ACT/SAT and GPA) in your New Cards Gateway.

Name Amount Information Minimum Criteria
Brown Fellows Program Full in-state tuition, plus additional education allowance; 10 awarded 31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Grawemeyer Scholarship Full in-state tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded 31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA
McConnell Scholars Full tuition, plus educational allowance; 10 awarded 3.5 GPA, academic merit and leadership potential 
Kentucky residents only
Martin Luther King Scholars Program Full tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded 26 ACT or 1230 SAT and 3.5 GPA 
Black/African-American and Hispanic/Latino students

 

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