Scholarships

External Scholarships

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Internal Scholarships

Salute to Service veteran and dependent scholarship

This scholarship is designed for the advancement of veterans of any branch of the U.S. military, as defined by USC 38 U.S. Code § 101,” a person who served in the active military, naval, air, or space service, and who was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable”, OR the dependent of a veteran as defined by USC 38 U.S. Code § 101.

Award amount

We will award four awards of $1,500 each for fall and spring terms and two awards of $1,500 each for summer terms. The scholarships can be used for any university expense (tuition, fees, meal plan, university housing, etc.). Award is a one-time award.

Criteria

Students will be eligible for the scholarship by meeting the following criteria:

  1. Must be an a) enrolled, full-time student, in good standing, with a 3.0 GPA, b) a transfer, full-time student with a 3.0 GPA, or c) a high school applicant with a 3.5 GPA
  2. Can be pursuing any major or course of study

Application Process

  1. Submit a 500-word essay that addresses: How a degree from UofL will impact my life? The essay is very important during the scholarship selection panel. Please plan accordingly.
  2. Submit transcripts from most recent term of college (first semester college students submit high school transcript)
  3. Veteran status to be confirmed by submission of Department of Defense Form (DD) 214. Dependent status to be confirmed by submission of copy of Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) dependent identification card. For dependents who do not have DEERS dependent identification card, submit veterans DD 214 and child’s birth certificate identifying veteran as parent.
  1. If you meet the criteria listed below and want to be notified when the application window opens send email to milconstu@louisville.edu.
  2. Submit required items above to milconstu@louisville.edu by the following deadlines.
    1. Spring 2023 term application window closed on Jan 6
    2. For summer terms starting in 2023 by April 15th
    3. For fall terms starting in 2023 by August 1st
    4. For spring terms starting in 2024 by November 15th


Roggenkamp Scholarship for Veterans’ Descendants

This scholarship is named in memory of Norman Roggenkamp a UofL student who left school to fight in World War II. It is designed for the advancement of a veteran student or the descendent of a veteran. He became a B-24 pilot serving with the 8th Air Force out of the United Kingdom. On June 24, 1944, his aircraft was shot down, killing him and five members of his crew. The scholarship(s) will be in support of undergraduate or graduate education. Award amount varies by Academic Year. For Academic Year 2021-2022, it was $1,000.

 

Application Process

Coming Soon

 

The Panter-Decker Scholarship (awarded during the Fall Semester)

This scholarship is for the benefit of students who have financial need and are pursuing a degree in the J.B. Speed School of Engineering, with a preference given to student in Chemical Engineering. It is designed for the advancement of a Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet, an Active-Duty servicemember, an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Military, or the dependent of an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Military. For each academic year, $15,000 is available for award to one or more students meeting the following criteria. If a student maintains the required GPA, the award is renewable.

 

Criteria

Students will be eligible for the scholarship by meeting one or more of the following criteria, in order of preference:

  1. A student currently enrolled in the Air Force/Army ROTC at the University of Louisville
  2. An active-duty or honorably discharged veteran of the United States Military
  3. The dependent (i.e., spouse, child) of an active-duty or honorably discharged veteran of the United States Military
  4. If the above criteria cannot be met, the Donors’ preference is that the scholarship be awarded to a female chemical engineering student who has at least a 3.25 GPA and has completed the essay requirement found in Paragraph 3.C. infra.

 

Application Process (through the Speed School Financial Aid Office)

Submission of a 500- to 750-word essay that addresses:

  1. If an ROTC student – How will a University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering education prepare you to be a leader and an officer in the U.S. Military?
  2. If an Active-duty or veteran student – How has your service in the U.S. Military prepared you for a college education at the University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering, and what have you learned about yourself?
  3. If a female engineering student – How is the University of Louisville J.B. Speed School of Engineering preparing you to be a leader, what activities or life events are influencing your leadership skill set, and how do you anticipate leadership will be displayed in your career?

 

For additional information contact Erin Gerber (e.gerber@louisville.edu) or Natalie Oliner (natalie.oliner@louisville.edu).

 

AJ Kramer Wingman Award

This award is in memory of AJ Kramer (2013 Speed School – Chemical Engineering), who died in a motorcycle accident several months after commissioning. It is designed for the advancement of a graduating Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps cadet. Award amount varies per Academic Year, for Academic Year 2021-2022, $1,200 was available for award.

Criteria

Award recipients must meet the following criteria:

  1. Graduating senior, being commissioned, in Air Force ROTC
  2. Best exemplifies the spirit and example of AJ Kramer through their leadership as a cadet in the Air Force ROTC program
  3. Leads by example and demonstrates strong integrity, initiative, diplomacy and commitment to their fellow cadet
  4. The Air Force ROTC Leadership will select the finalists, of commissioning cadets, who best exhibit these qualities; the cadets will then vote on the finalist to receive the award
  5. Will be awarded annually during the Air Force ROTC spring ceremony
  6. Recipients of this annual, cash award, are encouraged to use the funds toward expenses related to their move and graduation
  7. If no cadet meets these criteria in a given year, the funds may used to support leadership activities in the Air Force ROTC Program, as decided by the program's colonel.

 

Association of Veteran Education Certifying Official (AVECO) Scholarship Program

AVECO Uniformed Service Member Award

  • One $1,000 award
  • One $700 award
  • One $500 award

 

AVECO Veteran Scholarship

  • One $1,000 award
  • One $700 award
  • One $500 award

 

AVECO Spouse of Uniformed Service Member Scholarship

  • One $1,000 award
  • One $700 award
  • One $500 award

 

Center for military Connected Students

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2218 W Centennial Walk

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

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