Apply for Scholarships Today!


You may think it is overwhelming and impossible to win scholarships found on certain websites, but one thing is for sure…if you don’t apply you won’t win. The best advice is to apply for as many scholarships as possible to increase your chances of winning! Below are some links to get you started. Settle in for the long haul and start filling out those scholarship applications today!

University of Kentucky – Automatic Scholarships

UK LOGOStudents interested in attending the University of Kentucky can familiarize themselves with the institutions scholarships by visiting Below you will find a list of automatic scholarships that UK offers, in particular the Patterson Scholarship.  Current high school sophomores, juniors and seniors interested in UK will want to pay particular attention to the many scholarships awarded by UK. For more information visit the link provided above.


Patterson Scholarship for National Merit, Achievement or Hispanic Finalists

National Merit®, Achievement® or Hispanic® Finalists who designate UK as their college choice with the National Merit Scholarship Corporation by mid-April are eligible for the Patterson Scholarship. The Patterson Scholarship is in addition to the UK National Merit College-Sponsored Scholarship of $2,000, which is awarded though the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The Patterson Scholarship is a renewable scholarship, which provides the cost of tuition, room and board allowance, $1,000 yearly stipend, an iPad2®, and $2,000 for a Summer Education Abroad program. No scholarship application is required for the UK National Merit®, Achievement® or Hispanic® Finalist Patterson Scholarship. If a student is awarded a Singletary Scholarship, that award will replace the Patterson Scholarship. Students may receive only one scholarship through the Academic Scholarship Program.

Kentucky Governor’s Scholars/School for the Arts Alumni Scholarships

The University of Kentucky offers special scholarships to students that complete the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars and/or Governor’s School for the Arts summer programs. The Governor’s Scholars/School for the Arts Scholarships are for incoming freshmen only. The following scholarships will be awarded to eligible students, provided the student is admitted and has the qualifying test score and GPA on file with the Office of Undergraduate by January 15, 2015. December 2014 are the final ACT and SAT test dates for scholarship consideration. No application is required.

GSP/GSA Presidential Scholarship

GSP/GSA students applying with a minimum 1250 SAT (Math + Reading) or 28 ACT and a 3.30 unweighted high school grade point average will receive a Presidential Scholarship, which provides in-state tuition and mandatory registration fees for up to four years of undergraduate study. Minimum test score requirements are based on the composite or total score from one test date. Combined scores, also known as a superscore, from two or more tests will not be considered. If a student is awarded a Singletary or Patterson Scholarship, that award will replace the Presidential Scholarship.

GSP/GSA Provost Scholarship

All other eligible GSP/GSA students will receive a Provost Scholarship, which provides $1,500 per year, for up to four years of undergraduate study. If a student is awarded a Singletary or Patterson Scholarship, that award will replace the Provost Scholarship. Students may receive only one scholarship through the Academic Scholarship Program.

College Goal Kentucky

CollegeGoalKYCollege Goal Kentucky will be hosted at over 30 sites throughout Kentucky in late 2014 through spring 2015. For the date and location of the site nearest you, visit our Locations page. If you were not able to attend and you still need help with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) you are encouraged to:

  • Call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243)
  • Call toll-free, 1-888-4-KASFAA (1-888-452-7322)
  • Call the school you plan to attend

JCTC Scholarships

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Jefferson Community and Technical College offers numerous scholarships to both new students and currently enrolled students at the College.

  • To apply, click on the Scholarship for which you wish to apply for, then complete the scholarship application and return it to the Jefferson Financial Aid Office on any JCTC Campus by the deadline listed on the application.
  • Please print and complete an application form for each individual scholarship.

All applications must be returned with any requested supporting documentation, such as transcripts, tax information or essays by the application deadline.

  • Applications are accepted each Spring semester for the following Fall / Spring semesters.
  • The Deadline is March 1, unless otherwise noted.
  • Financial need is considered.
  • Scholarship applicants also must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the scholarship application deadline.

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Paying for College

Trimble County High School
October 22, 2013 @ 6:00pm

Does the thought of paying for college overwhelm you?  Did you know that there are literally BILLIONS of dollars in financial aid available?  Most of it is FREE through scholarships and grants.  If you would like more information about navigating the road to college then you are invited to an informal presentation about how to afford college.  Our KHEAA Outreach Counselor will be presenting on all of this and more.  Also mark your calendars for FAFSA night at TCHS on January 13th, 2013 @ 6:00pm.

For more information about planning for your higher education, completing (and surviving) your higher education, and transitioning into life after higher education visit