Scholarships

The University of Louisville College of Arts and Sciences scholarships are for students seeking a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences and is used to meet the cost of tuition, books, equipment, and any other course-related expenses. 

Apply by going to the A&S Scholarship Application. A complete application consists of:

  1. A completed application form
  2. Unofficial transcripts (Uploaded)
  3. Two (2) letters of recommendations
  4. Personal statement (Uploaded)

 Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE: March 1, 2023


 Dr. J. Blaine Hudson Legacy Scholarship

Two awards of $500 will be made. To be eligible, you must:

  • Have a declared major in the College of Arts and Sciences
  • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Demonstrate commitment to community service

 Dr. Mary Craik Scholarship for Women Students

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a woman student pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree at UofL
  • Have completed at least 24 hours of college credit at the undergraduate level (as of January 2022)
  • Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5

 Rachel Davis Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship offers a minimum award of $500. To be eligible, you must:

  • Be an undergraduate majoring in geology, biology, chemistry, or physics at the University of Louisville with demonstrated financial need as certified by the Office of Financial Aid.
  • Preference will be given to those who demonstrate environmental stewardship in extracurricular activities.

 Kimberly McKnight Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a student in good standing and/or must otherwise have fulfilled all requirements for admission to the College of Arts and Sciences.

 Dr. Milton W. and Ruth I. Roggenkamp Scholarship

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be an approved major in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Physics.
  • Have completed a minimum of one semester at the University of Louisville.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0, cumulative and in the major.
  • Preference for this award is shown to students from Crawford, Harrison, or other counties in southern Indiana. Secondary preference shown to students from Bullitt, Hardin, Jefferson, Meade, or Oldham counties in Kentucky.

 Wilma Shaw Roseman Scholarship

Several awards for full-time undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Sciences who are strongly motivated to complete their degrees and who have substantial financial need.

 Walter K. and Frances M. Smith Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship offers a minimum award of $1000. To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in English
  • Demonstrated financial need as certified by the University of Louisville’s Office of Financial Aid

 Ken Terrill Memorial Award

Awards of $500 minimum to one or more students who have demonstrated leadership in or service to UofL or greater metropolitan Louisville’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Students need not be A&S majors to apply for this award.

 Arthur D. Yocom Scholarship

An award of $1000 to a student who plans a career in public or community service.

 The Daniel R. and Dely G. Bauer and Family Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a senior at Central Hardin High School (Hardin County School District, Kentucky) who has been accepted at and plans to attend the University of Louisville in the fall
  • Demonstrate excellence in academic performance, character, and work ethic
  • Demonstrate financial need

 J.B. Speed Memorial Trust Fund Scholarships

There are four scholarships available through the support of this fund and any funds awarded will go toward the costs of pursuing a degree in the College of Arts & Sciences at University of Louisville in the next year.

 J. B. Speed Senior Scholarship

To be eligible, you must be a member of the Junior class in the College of Arts & Sciences, and Resident of Louisville, KY.

 J. B. Speed Junior Scholarship

To be eligible, you must be a member of the Sophomore class in the College of Arts & Sciences, and resident of Louisville, KY.

 J. B. Speed Open Scholarship

To be eligible, you must be an undergraduate student in the College of Arts & Sciences.

 J. B. Speed Graduate Scholarship

To be eligible, you must be:

  • A resident of the USA,
  • A senior in the graduating class planning to pursue post-graduate courses at University of Louisville or other USA institution, and
  • Specially gifted in any discipline

Note: This scholarship is not offered every year. 


 Please note: The sum of all institutional aid received cannot exceed the university’s total standard direct cost of attendance plus a stipend. Items in the standard direct cost include regular on-campus tuition charges*, average room**, average board***, and average book costs***. For more information regarding the University stacking/over-award policy, be visit the following website: http://louisville.edu/financialaid/scholarships/overaward-stacking-policies

The scholarships listed above are open to all eligible students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age. While a particular scholarship may be focused on the needs or issues of a particular group, all students are eligible to apply and to receive any scholarship.