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Scholarships Managed by the Student Financial Aid Office

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The application cycle for scholarships managed by the Student Financial Aid Office is currently closed.  The typical application period is January 1st through March 15th, although new scholarship opportunities could be available at other times. Please review the list below of scholarship opportunities typically available each academic year in preparation for the next application cycle. Check back frequently for new updates!  

 

African American Alumni Council Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The African American Alumni Council Scholarship is awarded to University of Louisville students pursuing a undergraduate or graduate degree.  Racial consideration will be given in addition to financial need and academic merit.  First preference will be given to applicants from Jefferson County, Kentucky. 

Arizona Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Arizona Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Arizona residents or students who graduated from an Arizona high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.  Recipients will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement (3.0 GPA or above) and financial need as determined by the Student Financial Aid Office.   


Michael R. Baer Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is available to students from Fayette, Jessamine, Woodford, Clark, Bourbon, Scott, Harrison, and Madison counties seeking a degree at the University of Louisville, who are graduates of a Lexington area high school.  The recipient shall be selected on the basis of financial need.  The recipient shall also have a 3.0 GPA in high school or previous college experience.  Consideration shall be given to applicants whose father, mother, or guardian is a recovering patient, current patient, or victim of a terminal illness. Preference will be given to students who best exemplify the following characteristics: leadership ability, academic achievement, and breadth of interests.

Please note: Preference is given to students whose personal statement describes how they demonstrate leadership ability, academic achievement, and breadth of interests.  Please also describe your relationship with a recovering patient, current patient, or victim of a terminal illness.

 

Teresa A. Butt Memorial Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The late Teresa Butt believed in the power of education.  She thought the world was a harder place for young women with no contacts or family funding.  Family and friends of the late Teresa Butt have joined together to create a scholarship in her memory.  This scholarship is to be awarded to a female student seeking a degree at the University of Louisville.  The selected student should demonstrate financial need and/or academic merit.  The scholarship is eligible for renewal for subsequent years as long as a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 is maintained and satisfactory progress towards a degree is being made.

William G. Caldwell (Southern California) Scholarship Fund
Deadline for Application: March 15

The William G. Caldwell Scholarship is awarded to Southern California residents pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.  Recipients will be selected based on a combination of academic achievement (3.0 GPA or above) and financial need as determined by the Student Financial Aid Office. 

Central Kentucky Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is available to students from Fayette, Jessamine, Woodford, Clark, Bourbon, Scott, Harrison, and Madison counties seeking a degree at the University of Louisville, who are graduates of a Lexington area high school.  The recipient shall be selected on the basis of financial need and/or academic merit. Preference will be given to students who best exemplify the following characteristics: leadership ability, academic achievement, and breadth of interests.

Please note: Preference is given to students whose personal statement describes how they demonstrate leadership ability, academic achievement, and breadth of interests.


J. Gorman and Mary E. Conliffe Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The J. Gorman and Mary E. Conliffe Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing any degree at the University of Louisville. This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates academic promise but faces documented financial limitations in the pursuit of the degree. This scholarship will be used to help meet the expenses of an undergraduate education. This scholarship is renewable throughout the recipient’s undergraduate school career as long as the recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA, participates and documents ten hours of volunteer service per semester at a Louisville Area homeless shelter and continues to satisfy criteria herein.


Ford Motor Company Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is awarded to minorities or women who have a connection to Ford Motor Company as an employee, their spouse, or child (persons without a Ford connection will be considered ONLY in the event that no Ford Motor Company employee, their spouse, or children apply). Applicants must also be a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, an undergraduate pursuing a first degree (graduates and post-bac's may be considered on an exception basis) at the University of Louisville, and must have demonstrated academic merit. For entering freshment, a high school GPA of 3.0 or above and a composite ACT score of 20 or above is required.  For continuing UofL students, a cumulative college GPA of 2.5 or above is required. Transfer, non-traditional, post-bac, and graduate level students must have comparable proof of academic merit (to be reviewed on an individual basis). 

Additional documentation for this scholarship is required: Preference is given to students connected to the Ford Motor Company. If applicable, please include the Ford Motor Company Verification of Connection in your scholarship application materials.


Raymond A. Kent - Navy V-12/ROTC Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship will be awarded to students pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville who are direct decendants of an individual who has served or whose parent or grandparent has served in the V-12 Program or the Naval ROTC at the University of Louisville. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of financial need and/or academic merit.

Additional documentation for this scholarship is required: Certification showing your relationship with the V-12 Program or the UofL Naval ROTC program is required.


Kentucky Health Systems Agency-West Scholarship Fund
(KHSA-West Scholarship)
Deadline for Application: March 15

The KHSA-West Scholarship is awarded to Kentucky residents pursuing an undergraduate health-related field of study (excluding pre-veterinary medicine) at the University of Louisville. The recipient must be an undergraduate who has completed at least 24 credit hours. Awards will be based on a combination of academic achievement (3.0 GPA or above) and financial need as determined by the Student Financial Aid Office. This scholarship is awarded for one year with renewal assistance based upon successful competitive reapplication.


Lenny Lyles Scholarship Fund
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Lenny Lyles scholarship will be awarded to an entering full-time, undergraduate degree-seeking student in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Louisville.  Students must be economically disadvantaged and from the west end of Louisville.  Students who receive this scholarship must have maintained a cumulative 2.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) in high school, maintained good attendance, and demonstrated good conduct and citizenship.  If a 2.5 cumulative GPA is maintained at the University of Louisville, the selected student is eligible to submit a competitive reapplication.


Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Dr. Mark and Cindy Lynn Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.  This scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates documented financial need in the pursuit of their degree. This scholarship will be used to help meet the expenses of tuition, room, board and/or books. This scholarship is renewable for five year of the recipient’s undergraduate school career so long as the recipient maintains a 2.5 GPA.


New Beginning Scholarship Fund
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is awarded to non-traditional Kentucky residents who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville, and who exhibit financial need. Recipients must no longer be supported by their parents and must be returning to college after a break in their education of at least one year. The New Beginning Scholarship Fund is renewable for subsequent years, provided the recipient maintains at least a 2.0 GPA and makes satisfactory progress toward a degree. The scholarship is very competitive and award amounts vary.


Dr. Sava M. and Emma C. Roberts Memorial Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship will be awarded to students seeking a degree in the College of Arts and Science, the Kent School of Social Work, or the School of Medicine at the University of Louisville based on need and/or academic merit. This scholarship is renewable if the student is making satisfactory progress towards a degree in their respective college or school.


Switzerland County Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship will be awarded to residents of Southern Indiana who are pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville. Preference will be given to students from Switzerland County.  If there are no eligible applicants from Switzerland County, a student from Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott, Crawford, or Washington County will be considered.    Academic merit and demonstrated financial need will be considered in the awarding of the scholarship.


Heidi King Vaughn Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Heidi King Vaughn Scholarship will be used to award a scholarship to a student being served by the Disability Resource Center who is seeking a degree from the University of Louisville. Preference will be given to students from Indiana or Kentucky.  This scholarship will be awarded based on demonstrated need and/or academic merit.  The award is renewable as long as the student maintains a minimum cumulative GPA (Grade Point Average) or 2.0 and makes satisfactory academic progress.

Women’s Club Commuter Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Women’s Club Commuter Scholarship will be used to award scholarships to full time students at the University of Louisville.  Preference will be given to female students who are single mothers in need of financial assistance.

Zonta Club of Louisville Inez Webb Award
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is awarded to a single mother with financial limitations in the pursuit of an undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville who demonstrates honesty, integrity, and a commitment to the role and advancement of women in the workplace.

Please note: Preference is given to students whose personal statement describes how they demonstrate honesty, integrity, and a commitment to the role and advancement of women in the workplace.

 

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