UofL Regional Scholars Program
$10,000-$16,000 Awards for Out-of-State Students
California*-, DC Metro-, Metro NY/NJ/PA-, and Southern New England-area, first-time area students (based on home or school county) accepted to the University of Louisville will automatically receive a $10,000-$16,000 renewable Regional Scholars Award. No additional scholarship application is required.
Award Information & Criteria
|$10,000||Automatic upon admission to UofL|
|$11,000||3.25||24-26 / 1160-1250 or comprehensive academic review**|
|$13,000||3.5||27-28 / 1260-1320 or comprehensive academic review**|
|$16,000||3.5||29 / 1330 or comprehensive academic review**|
** Awards are selective based on review, and are not guaranteed.
Transfer students are eligible for the $10,000 level award.
Check your eligibility.
Simply submit your application along with the $25 application fee (or fee waiver documentation), your high school transcript. ACT/SAT scores are optional.
If you qualify for the Regional Scholars Program, you will be notified following your admission to the University of Louisville. No separate application is required. Please note:
- For students applying with test scores, UofL only accepts the highest composite ACT or SAT.
- UofL accepts weighted GPAs if available from high school.
- If you increase your ACT/SAT score or GPA to move into a new scholarship award level, UofL will increase your award until May 1.
- After May 1, you may appeal for an increased award if your profile improves. Late admission applicants may also appeal for an award after May 1.
- Students planning to participate in UofL Division 1 sports programs are encouraged to check with coaches for additional requirements.
- The Regional Scholars Award cannot be combined with either the Grawemeyer Scholarship, Brown Fellows Program, Border Benefit Award, National Scholars Program or National Merit finalist scholarship.
Learn more about applying to UofL.
We're here to help. Please contact University of Louisville Office of Admissions at 502.852.6531 or email@example.com.
*Students from California entering UofL in fall 2024 will be the last class to receive this renewable award, but will be eligible for an automatic National Scholars Award if they meet the criteria.