The University of Louisville offers a range of scholarships to students ranging from automatic awards to competitive scholarships.

Scholarships are awarded by the Office of Admissions and by several colleges and programs. Scholarships are education funds that don't have to be paid back. Eligibility varies, and can be based on place of residence, academic achievement, ethnicity, program participation and more. 

First-time Freshman Scholarships

Kentucky & Southern Indiana Scholarships

Southern Indiana eligibility includes the counties of Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Perry, Scott and Washington.

Out-of-state Scholarships

International First-time Freshman Scholarship

Additional/Private Scholarships

Transfer & Adult Scholarships

Additional Scholarships

Additional scholarships include Outside Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Office Scholarships, and Departmental Scholarships/Assistantships/Fellowships.

Federal Academic Alliance

The University of Louisville is proud to be a member of the U.S. Government's Federal Academic Alliance (FAA). We offer all U.S. Federal Government employees* a 10% tuition scholarship applied to the current tuition rate for all UofL online programs, each academic semester**. For additional information about our membership in the FAA visit the Online Learning website. For information about Financial Aid, visit the Student Financial Aid Office's website

International Transfer and Adult Scholarship

University Honors Program

Applicants to the University of Louisville who are eligible to apply for the University Honors Program will find their next steps in the UofL Application Gateway. The deadline to apply is December 15. Learn more about the Honors Program.


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

*Excludes uniform members of the Department of Defense. Government Contractors are not eligible.

**Federal employees remain eligible for the duration of their academic program as long as they remain employed by the federal government.