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.

NameAmount InformationMinimum Criteria

Regional Scholars Program

(Chicago-, Cincinnati-, Dallas-, DC Metro-, Evansville-, Indianapolis-, and Nashville-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

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.


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, 2018 to be considered for these programs for Fall 2019. View resume scoring rubric.

NameTypeAmount InformationMinimum Criteria
Brown Fellows ProgramMentoredFull tuition, plus additional education allowance; 10 awarded31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA
Grawemeyer ScholarshipMentoredFull in-state tuition, plus $8,000/year educational allowance; 10 awarded31 ACT or 1390 SAT and 3.5 GPA