Who can apply for scholarships through CFL?
Students attending a postsecondary institution (two-year and four-year colleges, universities, and trade/vocational schools) for the upcoming academic year.
Are scholarships renewable?
Yes, many of our scholarships are renewable. However, some scholarships are intended as a one-time award. To check on the renewability status, you may visit our scholarships page.
When and how do I apply?
- The 2021 Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship Application features one scholarship and is currently closed.
- The Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship Application features one scholarship that is currently closed.
- The General Scholarship Application features 60-plus scholarships. You will need to complete the application just one time to ensure you are matched to all scholarships you are eligible to receive. The application is currently closed.
I am an international student. Am I eligible to apply for a scholarship through CFL?
Yes. Many of our scholarships are open to international students.
I do not live in Kentucky. Am I eligible to apply for a scholarship through CFL?
Yes. Though the majority of our scholarships award students from Kentucky, some are open to students from other states – and countries – as well.
Can I use a scholarship to pay for various expenses?
Each scholarship has its own specifications, but the majority limit funds to tuition, books, and academic fees. Some scholarships allow funds to be used for other items such as materials purchased through the university or housing provided by the university.
Can I receive multiple scholarships?
Yes. Although highly competitive with a record number of applications last year, it is possible to receive multiple scholarships. Our scholarship awards range from $500 to $20,000.
If I am a scholarship recipient, when may I use my scholarship award?
You may use your award starting in the fall when funds are distributed to your institution for the upcoming academic year.
Am I eligible to receive a scholarship if I plan to attend an out-of-state college/university?
Yes. The only institutions not eligible to receive scholarship funds are for-profit schools.