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U of L Admission Based Scholarships
The University of Louisville awards both guaranteed and competitive scholarships to incoming first-time freshmen. Visit the Office of Admission's website for a description of these scholarship programs and other pertinent information. Once awarded, these scholarships are managed by the Student Financial Aid Office in accordance to the terms of the scholarship and the overaward and stacking policy.
Cardinal Commitment Grant
The University of Louisville is excited to offer the Cardinal Commitment Grant to first-time students from the state of Kentucky entering UofL in the fall of 2022. This grant is intended to provide Pell-eligible, first-time freshman students who have demonstrated success in the classroom with the financial support needed to attend a four-year university. View details and criteria.
Student Financial Aid Office Scholarship Opportunities
Students pursuing a degree at the University of Louisville may be eligible for a number of other scholarships managed by the Student Financial Aid Office. Selection criteria and deadlines vary based upon the specific scholarship programs from which funding is available. The Student Financial Aid Office scholarship application deadline is March 1.
The University of Louisville Alumni Association and its regional and national clubs have established several scholarship funds for students. Each program has various qualifications that must be met before student can apply. Additional information may be found here
Departmental Scholarships, Assistantships, and Fellowships
Many departments within the University administer their own scholarship, assistantship, and/or fellowship programs. Departmental Awards are submitted to the Student Financial Aid Office for processing and disbursement to student accounts.
Our office receives scholarship information from various outside organizations regarding award programs. The outside scholarship webpage provides details on outside scholarships and includes a list of organizations who have granted awards to students at the University of Louisville in previous years. Please note that private Kentucky scholarships are updated every year in KHEAA's Affording Higher Education publication. Free Adobe PDF Reader
Kentucky-supported program information, including specifics pertaining to the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES), is available on the Student Financial Aid Office’s state aid webpage.
Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) Tuition Waivers
The University of Louisville provides tuition waiver benefits to students qualified under the provisions of applicable Kentucky Revised Statutes such as those associated with specified categories of foster and adopted children, supervising and resource teachers, senior citizens, and dependents of veteran, police, firefighters, and state employees.
Through a partnership with UPS, the Metropolitan CollegeProgram offers employment and education benefit opportunities to qualified students
Military and Veteran Resources
The UofL Office of Military and Veteran Services serves as a dedicated resource to connect military and veteran students and their families to associated benefits. Information about Kentucky state-mandated tuition waivers for dependents of veterans can be found on the Student Financial Aid Office’s state aid webpage.
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 http://uofl.me/faa-flyer.
*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.
Reporting Financial Assistance to the Student Financial Aid Office
Report all sources of estimated financial assistance including departmental scholarships, employee tuition remission, outside scholarships, third party assistance, housing benefits or assistance and Metropolitan College benefits to the Student Financial Aid Office. Reporting this information early will help prevent changes in eligibility that can result in reductions to financial aid due to overaward.
To report estimated financial assistance not already included in your aid package, complete the Report Other Aid form. There are also maximum limits in the amount of institutional aid that students can receive. For more information review our overaward and stacking policy.
The University of Louisville does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual in educational programs and activities. Accordingly, while a program or activity may be focused on the needs or issues of a particular group, they are intended to be inclusive of all and any participant may benefit from attendance or participation in these programs and activities.
How may we assist you?
A dedicated student and communication service account is monitored by a team equipped to provide assistance to students.
Email Financial Aid Service at: email@example.com
A dedicated call center is available to assist with all phone inquiries.
Call Student Financial Aid at: (502) 852-5511