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Scholarship Applications

Each year the Community Foundation offers the opportunity for students graduating high school, current or returning college students and graduate level students to apply for over 70 scholarships through our competitive application process. There are three separate applications that open each Fall. Below you will find additional details pertaining to each application process.

Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship

The late Henry V. Heuser, Sr. established a college tuition scholarship fund for students in Louisville, Kentucky who demonstrate high standards of scholarship, citizenship, and leadership. 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 BA/BS degree.

Qualified applicants include any high school senior attending a JCPS high school who have:
• 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

The Vogt Educational & Leadership Scholarship application is OPEN as of  October 11, 2021. The deadline to apply is November 19,2021.

Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship

The Louisville Artisans Guild is Kentucky’s oldest guild dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in arts and craft. It was founded in 1956 as the Louisville Craftsmen Guild. In 2003, the name was changed to better reflect our purpose and membership. We are pleased to offer this scholarship to help high school seniors pursuing a non-performing visual art-related major with their first year in college. The Scholarship was initiated in 1995 as a $300 award and has grown to a one- time award of $2,000.

If you meet the following criteria, please begin your application for the Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship.

  • 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
  • Provide five images (JPEG) best representing your portfolio
  • Pursuing a college degree in non-performing Visual Arts or Visual Arts related field

The Louisville Artisans Guild Art Scholarship Application will open on November 15,2021 and will close on February 15, 2022.

General Scholarship Application

The General Scholarship Application features 70-plus different scholarship opportunities and awards to hundreds of students each year.

To apply you will need to:

  1. Answer general questions and essays
  2. Outline work, volunteer and extracurricular experiences
  3. Submit academic transcripts and FAFSA Student Aid Report
  4. Show proof of enrollment for institution you plan to attend
  5. Provide contact information for references

Once complete, the general scholarship application will match you to a possible 70+ scholarships based on eligibility and financial needs. Click here to see which scholarships you are eligible.

The General Scholarship Application is closed and will reopen December 2021.

Questions about our scholarship program?

Naomi Davis
Naomi Davis
Scholarship Coordinator
502.855.6963
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