Out-of-state Scholarships

Admission-Based Scholarships

Out-of-state students who meet the minimum criteria will automatically receive renewable awards following admission to UofL. No scholarship application is required. Eligible students may also apply for Mentored Scholarships.

The University of Louisville guarantees Admission-Based Scholarships until the first day of classes (August 17, 2020) for students entering UofL in the fall. We will accept scores for tests taken over the summer.

These scholarships are also available for students entering in the spring.

Name Amount Information Minimum Criteria

Regional Scholars Program

(Chicago-, Cincinnati-, Dallas-, DC Metro-, Evansville-, Indianapolis-, Nashville, New Jersey/Philly- and SoCal-area students)


Admission to the University of Louisville; Residence or school attendance in an eligible zipcode or county. View criteria.

National Scholars Program

(Out-of-State students outside of regional areas)


Eligibility based on academic merit; 
View criteria.

National Merit Finalist $20,000 National Scholars Award

Must list UofL as first choice with National Merit Corporation

National Merit Semifinalist $15,000 National Scholars Award

3.5 GPA

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


Mentored Scholarships

The Fall 2020 scholarship application is now closed. 

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

Name Type Amount Information Minimum Criteria
Brown Fellows Program Mentored Full tuition, plus additional education allowance; 10 awarded 31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Grawemeyer Scholarship Mentored Full in-state tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded 31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA

If you have any questions about scholarships, please e-mail and put “scholarship” in the subject line.