Scholarships Managed by the Student Financial Aid Office

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University of Louisville User ID and password are required for application log-in. For first-time users, a few initial steps are required to obtain your User ID and password.

If you have any problems accessing the application, please contact LaKeesha Turner at lakeesha.turner@louisville.edu.


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.

Al Woodruff-UofL Alumni Club of Arizona Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Al Woodruff-UofL Alumni Club of Arizona 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.

Atlanta Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Atlanta Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Atlanta, GA residents or students who graduated from an Atlanta area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

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.

Bardstown Area Alumni Club Scholarship

Deadline for Application: March 15

Available to students from the Bardstown-Nelson County, KY area pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville who meet the minimum admissions requirements.

Big Sandy/Pikeville Alumni Burchell Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

Available to students from the Big Sandy Alumni Network, which includes the Kentucky counties of Pike, Floyd, Johnson, Maggofin, and Martin pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville who meet the minimum admissions requirements.


Birmingham Area Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Birmingham Area Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Birmingham, AL residents or students who graduated from a Birmingham area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

Bowling Green/South Central KY Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

Available to students from the Bowling Green - South Central KY area pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville who meet the minimum admissions requirements.

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.



 

 

 

 

Charlotte Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Charlotte Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Charlotte, NC residents or students who graduated from a Charlotte area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

Chicago Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Charlotte Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Chicago, IL area residents or students who graduated from a Chicago area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

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.

Denny Crum Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

 

This scholarship is available to graduating high school seniors, high school graduates, or community college transfer students from the greater Louisville area that are admitted to, or enrolled in, a degree granting program at the University of Louisville.   The recipient shall be selected on the basis of demonstrated leadership, community service, and academic achievement. Unusual family or personal circumstances may also be considered.

 

 

Please note: Preference is given to students whose personal statement describes how they have demonstrated leadership, community service, and academic achievement.

 

Dallas/Ft. Worth Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Dallas/Ft. Worth Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to a student from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area who is seeking a degree at the University of Louisville.  Student will be selected on the basis of financial need and merit. Student must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA from high school or previous college experience.

Denver Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Denver Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Denver, CO residents or students who graduated from a Denver area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

E. North Carolina Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The E. North Carolina Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to East North Carolina residents or students who graduated from a east North Carolina area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

Fields Alumni Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This program provides funds to nontraditional students pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville.  Student must be full-time (12 or more credit hours), be at least 25 years of age, be supporting at least one dependent, and have a 3.0 minimum GPA.

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.

Friel Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Friel Scholarship is awarded to a female student who demonstrates financial need and is pursuing a degree at the J.B. Speed School of Engineering. This selected student should demonstrates the academic competency to be a successful student in the Speed School and should value participation in high school athletics.

Please note:
Preference is given to students whose personal statement describes how they value participation in high school athletics.

Greater St. Louis Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Greater St. Louis Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Greater St. Louis residents or students who graduated from a Greater St. Louis area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville based on financial need and/or academic merit.

Heartland (Elizabethtown, KY) Alumni Club
Deadline for Application: March 15

Available to students from the Elizabethtown area pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville who meet the minimum admissions requirements.

Houston Area Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Houston Area Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Houston, TX area residents or students who graduated from a Houston area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

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.

Lake Cumberland Alumni Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

Available to students from Adair, Casey, Clinton, Cumberland, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, and Wayne counties pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville who meet the minimum admissions requirements. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale and an ACT score of 24 or better.

Brian Buford LGBT Alumni Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15





The scholarship will be provided to subsidize the cost of  higher education at the University of Louisville. Our goal is to empower undergraduate LGBTQ+ students at the University of Louisville by connecting them with financial, organizational and personal development opportunities to improve themselves and, in turn, our community. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by funds and donations available at the time the scholarships are granted. The scholarship is a one-time award provided directly to the financial office of the University of Louisville.

Qualifications: To apply you must meet the following qualifications:

  1. Plan to be seeking an undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville in the upcoming academic year.
  2. Demonstrate support for the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants are not required to be LGBTQ+ but can be Allies.
  3. Have a GPA of 2.5 or better.

4.   Be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours at the University of Louisville.

To be considered for this scholarship please submit the application via the link below, file the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov, and attach an essay answering the following questions.Please ensure the number each question  that precedes your response.

All essay questions are required, 500-750 words max.

  1. What are your goals for your education?
  2. What is your plan after you have completed all of your education?
  3. What activities are you currently involve in?  Be sure to highlight any LGBTQ+ involvement.
  4. How do you plan on giving back to the LGBTQ+ community in the future?
  5. What has been your biggest personal, financial, or academic challenge?
  6. How did you hear about this scholarship?


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.

Middle Tennessee Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Middle Tennessee Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to  residents of the middle Tennessee are or students who graduated from a middle TN area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

Rudy Mueller Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Rudy Mueller Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to  a graduate from an Indianapolis, IN area high school who is pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville. The recipient is selected on the basis of financial need and/or academic merit.

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.

New York Area Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The New York Area Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Metro New York area residents or students who graduated from a Metro New York area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

North Florida Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The North Florida Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to North Florida area residents or students who graduated from a North Florida area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

Philadelphia Area Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Philadelphia Area Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Philadelphia, PA area residents or students who graduated from a Philadelphia area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.


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.

San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The San Francisco Bay Area Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to San Francisco Bay area residents or students who graduated from a San Francisco Bay area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

Schlaug Memorial Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is available to students with financial need.  Preference for this scholarship will be given to a student with a disability.

Shelbyville/Frankfort Area Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

Scholarship provided to students from the Shelbyville/Frankfort areas in Kentucky. Student will be selected on the basis of financial need and merit.  Student must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA from high school or previous college experience.

South Florida Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The South Florida Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to South Florida area residents or students who graduated from a South Florida area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

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.

Tampa Bay Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

The Tampa Bay Alumni Club Scholarship is awarded to Tampa Bay, Florida area residents or students who graduated from a Tampa Bay area high school pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville.

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.

Wagge Dane Alumni Club Scholarship
Deadline for Application: March 15

This scholarship is provided to incoming University of Louisville freshman who reside in Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Grant, Carroll, Pendleton, or Gallatin counties in KY or Hamilton, Butler, or Warren counties in OH.  Must complete this application and have applied for admission to the University of Louisville prior to April 1.  Must include letter if recommendation from high school administrative staff or teacher, have a cumulative H.S GPA of 3.0 or better, and a 20 or better ACT composite score.

 

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.