Scholarship Opportunities

One Application. 90+ Scholarships.

The Community Foundation of Louisville awards millions in competitive scholarships every year for graduating high school students, current and returning college students, and graduate-level students.

Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship

The application period is closed and will re-open Fall 2024.

The Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship was endowed by Henry V. Heuser Sr. prior to his death in 1999 and recognizes students for their academic achievements and leadership in and out of the classroom. This $12,000 scholarship can be used for tuition, books, and academic fees at any nonprofit accredited four-year undergraduate program that leads to a Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.

Qualified applicants include any high school senior attending a Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) high school who has:

  • Demonstrated leadership in school, extracurricular, and community activities
  • A cumulative (weighted) GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • An ACT score of 25 or higher or an SAT score of 1200 or higher (Critical Reading and Math scores combined)
  • Completed and/or enrolled in Advanced Placement, or equivalent college-level curriculum including Cambridge International, CLEP, Dual Enrollment, International Baccalaureate (IB), or Local Dual Credit.

Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship

The application period has closed and will reopen in Fall 2024.

Chartered in 1956, the Louisville Artisans Guild is Kentucky’s oldest guild dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in arts and crafts.

We are pleased to offer the Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship to help high school seniors pursuing a non-performing visual arts-related major within their first year of college. Established in 1995 as a $300 award, this scholarship has grown to a one-time award of $2,000.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Graduating high school senior from Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, and Bullitt Counties in Kentucky, or Floyd, Clark, and Harrison Counties in Indiana
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Pursuing a college degree in non-performing visual arts or visual arts-related field
  • Provide five images (JPEG) or videos (MP4) of their best pieces representing their portfolio

General Scholarship Application

The application period has closed and will reopen in December 2024.

The General Scholarship Application features over 90 different scholarship opportunities that are awarded to hundreds of students each year. Graduating high school students, current and returning college students, and graduate-level students complete one application to ensure they are matched to all the scholarships they are eligible to receive.

To apply, students need to:

  1. Answer general questions and essays
  2. Outline work, volunteer, and extracurricular experiences
  3. Submit academic transcripts and FAFSA Student Aid Report; For refugee students or asylum seekers who are not able to complete a FAFSA or obtain a transcript, they can submit a document explaining why and provide their most recent GPA.
  4. Provide contact information for references

View our full list of scholarship opportunities in English and Spanish.

Download the List of Current Scholarship Opportunities

2024 Scholarship Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in scholarship opportunities offered through the Community Foundation of Louisville. Below you will find additional details pertaining to each scholarship fund at the Community Foundation.

Oportunidades de Becas 2024

Gracias por su interés en las oportunidades de becas ofrecidas a través de Community Foundation of Louisville. A continuación, encontrará detalles adicionales relacionados con cada fondo de becas en la Fundación Comunitaria.

For additional assistance, text the word SCHOLARSHIPS to 502.576.3736 to ask questions and receive updates about scholarship applications.

Questions about our Scholarship Program?

Ellie Smith
Ellie Smith
Ellie Smith
Scholarship Program Coordinator
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