Mentored Scholarship Programs

**The Fall 2018 scholarship application is now closed. If you have questions about the Fall 2018 scholarship application, please email with "Scholarships" in the subject line.**

The Fall 2019 scholarship application will open in late Summer of 2018. The deadline is December 15.


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 to be considered for these programs. Review resume scoring rubric.

NameTypeAmountMinimum Criteria
Brown Fellows ProgramMentoredFull tuition, plus additional education allowance; 10 awarded31 ACT or 1420 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Grawemeyer ScholarshipMentoredFull in-state tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded31 ACT or 1420 SAT and 3.5 GPA
McConnell ScholarsMentoredFull tuition, plus additional educational allowance; 10 awarded

3.5 GPA, academic merit and leadership potential
Kentucky residents only

Martin Luther King Scholars ProgramMentoredFull tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded

26 ACT or 1240 SAT and 3.5 GPA
African American and Hispanic/Latino students in Kentucky and Southern Indiana*

*Southern Indiana counties include Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Perry, Scott and Washington.