Cardinal Covenant Application Essay

Essay submitted to admission by Dec. 15th (Scholarship Deadline)

The Cardinal Covenant is not an award based on merit, but we ask students to submit their essay using the admissions scholarship application process. For complete instructions of how to submit the required essay go to

Essay Rationale

The purpose of this essay is to help the University of Louisville understand from the student’s perspective how receiving Cardinal Covenant will assist them in reaching their full potential as a student at the University of Louisville and citizen of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Covenant Committee will be looking at the quality and thoroughness of your answers. Students are free to draw upon personal experiences and reflections in this essay. The Covenant Committee encourages students to try to have fun with this essay and allow the university to see why and how you will be a significant part of program.