Scholarships

If you are a student seeking a scholarship from one of our scholarship funds, you’re in the right place.

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Through nearly 100 scholarship funds, the Community Foundation awards up to $1 million each academic year. Since 2000, that’s more than $13 million to students across Kentucky to help them reach their academic dreams.

The online application process for most scholarships is open from December to March each year. Please visit the links below for more information about the various scholarship opportunities available.

Interested in learning how you might qualify for over $1.3 M in scholarships? Take a minute to watch this video and find out your next steps!

Scholarship Program Details

Scholarship Opportunities

Through the generosity of our donors, Community Foundation of Louisville offers a variety of scholarship opportunities to deserving students across Kentucky. Follow the link below to view all scholarship opportunities and eligibility requirements.

General Scholarship Application Opens December 14, 2018!

The online application process for scholarships will open December 14, 2018 and remain open until March 15, 2019. Once the general application is submitted, you will then be automatically matched to scholarships for which you are eligible.

Scholarship Application FAQs

Indiana University Southeast

The Community Foundation is excited to announce a new partnership with Indiana University Southeast. Any student who has been accepted at and plans to attend Indiana University Southeast, and who has received a scholarship from the Community Foundation of Louisville, may be eligible for a one-time, matched scholarship of up to $1,000.

Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship

The late Henry V. Heuser, Sr. established a college tuition scholarship fund for students in Jefferson County who demonstrate high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and leadership. The Community Foundation of Louisville administers this scholarship fund. Scholarship winners will receive a one-time award of $10,000 to be used for tuition, books, and academic fees at any accredited four-year undergraduate program that leads to a BA/BS degree. Being named a Vogt Scholar may also lead to further merit-based awards, particularly at local and regional colleges and universities.

Qualified applicants include any high school senior attending a JCPS High School who have:
• Demonstrated leadership in school, extra-curricular and community activities
• A cumulative (weighted) GPA of 3.2 or higher
• An ACT score of 25 or higher, or an SAT of 1150 or higher (Critical Reading and Math Scores Combined)
• Completed and/or enrolled Advanced Placement or equivalent college-level curriculum

The Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship application has closed.

Please check back in the fall of 2018 to apply for the 2019 Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship.

Questions about applying for a Scholarship?

Emory Williamson
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Scholarship Coordinator
502.855.6989
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