Scholarship Updates – September 21, 2018

Berea College: If you are interested in attending Berea College, the priority deadline for applying is October 31st 2018. Although you can apply up until March 31st, it is best if you can get your application completed early in the school year. You must also have a counselor and a teacher complete a recommendation form and send it to the admissions office. For more information, go to

Eastern Kentucky University Merit Scholarships: EKU awards scholarship automatically to students who qualify, and the amount varies according to GPA and ACT score. To learn more and to see at what level you qualify, check out the Scholarship Estimator at Priority deadline is February 1, 2019.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship: The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Scholarships in the amount up to $25,000 are available for students who meet eligibility requirements and who have their online application completed by October 25, 2018. For more information and to apply, go to

Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship: The Kentucky Federation of Republican women grants a $1,500 scholarship to a college-bound high school senior girt who has been politically active within the Republican Party. Applicants must also be a registered Republican and plan to enroll at an accredited Kentucky college or university. The completed application will include the application form, a one page typed essay, transcript, and two letters of recommendation. Pick up applications in the guidance office; deadline for submission is April 1, 2019.

Morehead State University George M. Luckey, Jr. Honors Program Scholarship: Morehead offers this competitive scholarship opportunity for seniors interested in the honors program. The scholarship covers tuition, on-campus housing cost up to a four person suite, and $5000 for all other expenses. Other benefits include participation in the Academic Honors Program, residence in the Honors Learning Community, an undergraduate research fellowship with a faculty mentor, opportunities for community service, priority registration, and up to $1500 in funds to be used for a required overseas experience. This is a wonderful opportunity to get a FREE college education! Applications can be accessed online at in the guidance office. Deadline is December 1, 2018.

Morehead State University Scholarships: There are many scholarships that MSU offers which vary in award depending upon your GPA and ACT score. You can access information about these scholarships at The deadline for most of these scholarships is March 15, 2019.



Northern Kentucky University: Students who achieve a 2.5 weighted GPA and a 21 ACT or 1060 SAT or greater are considered for academic scholarships.  The university offers numerous scholarship levels from $500 to full tuition/housing. Students must be admitted and have a complete file by February 15, 2019 to be eligible. Go to for more information.

Somerset Community College Scholarships: SCC has a wide variety of scholarships, and the scholarship office strives to match students with appropriate funding sources. After applying to SCC, you can go to and fill out the online application for all scholarships. Deadline for submission is March 1, 2019.

University of Kentucky Academic Scholarships: Depending upon your GPA and ACT score, you may qualify for a scholarship at U.K. For more information, go to The deadline for most of these scholarships is December 1, 2019.

Western Kentucky University Cherry Presidential Scholarship: Students with a minimum 3.8 GPA and a minimum 31 ACT qualify to compete for WKU’s most prestigious scholarship, the Cherry Presidential. To be considered, students must have a complete application package on file by December 1, 2018. For more information, go to

Western Kentucky University Academic Merit Scholarship: Students with a minimum 3.3 GPA (unweighted) and a minimum 25 ACT qualify for academic merit scholarship. To be considered for an Academic Merit Award, students must have a complete application package on file by February 1st.

Academic Merit Awards range from $1,500 to $8,000 per academic year. For more information, go to

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