University of Louisville

McConnell Scholars Program

MCCONNELL SCHOLARS PROGRAM - University of Louisville 

The heart of the McConnell Center is the McConnell Scholars Program, a society of 40 University of Louisville undergraduate students who represent a variety of academic disciplines but share one thing in common —the ability to lead.

Scholarship Package
Full-tuition scholarship to the University of Louisville
Fully-funded foreign and domestic travel opportunities
Participation in a first-class extracurricular lecture and
seminar series focused on leadership, history and ideas
Multiple opportunities for closed, off-the-record meetings
with influential political leaders, business executives,
authors and academic experts

For more information regarding the University of Louisville McConnell Center Leadership, Scholarship & Service - click here. 


ASPIRE Scholars Program

Bluegrass Community & Technical College

ASPIRE Scholars Program 
The Academic Support Program Inspiring to Reach Excellence (ASPIRE) provides African American students with appropriate programs and services while demonstrating understanding and appreciation of diverse background and academic goals. Programs & services will be directed to African American students to assist in acquiring Associates of Arts/Science degree, transfer to a 4-year institution, career exploration, growth through cultural enrichment and to become lifelong learners.  
Application Requirements: 

 Completed Admission Application to BCTC 

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 Completed Online ASPIRE Interest Form at 

 Completed BCTC Scholarship Application Including:

o One Letter of Recommendation from a School Official 

o Official High School Transcript

o An original statement that is at least one typed page in length on the following topic: Discuss the value and importance in your life of continuing your education and how it relates to your choosing Bluegrass Community & Technical College Eligibility

 Must be an African American/Black High School Senior 
 Plan to attend Bluegrass Community & Technical College as a first-year student in the upcoming Fall semester pursuing an Associates degree in Arts, Science, or Applied Science 
  A high school Grade Point Average of 2.5 or higher  
 Must complete the FAFSA to be considered for the ASPIRE scholarship 
  Priority will be given to PEARL Academy participants and loan only recipients 

For Questions Contact: Kauai Thurman Recruitment & Retention Specialist for African American Students 859-246-6471 



Georgetown College

Georgetown College is offering  a new scholarship beginning in the fall of 2020.   The scholarship guarantees graduates from Woodford County High School a minimum scholarship of $20,000 per year, renewable for four years!  The total value of this guaranteed scholarship is therefore at least $80,000.  Eligible students must have a 3.0 unweighted GPA and a composite ACT score of at least a 21 to be eligible for the scholarship.  Students can also combine merit scholarships, need grants and other athletic scholarships to increase the total scholarship offer.  Seniors, it is not too late to apply.  If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply at

May 30


Woodford County Farm Bureau Scholarship 

The Woodford County Farm Bureau will award four scholarships of $1000 each to a current high school senior.  The scholarship money may be applied toward tuition, room, board, books, etc.  Payments are made directly to the college or trade school.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • Have a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Submit a transcript including grades and classes.
  • Be a child of a Woodford Co. Farm Bureau member and maintain membership during scholarship.
  • Must be a senior preparing to graduate high school.
  • Pursue a four year degree or a degree from a trade school.
  • Enter college or trade school within six months of receiving the scholarship, unless a circumstance beyond the student’s control, such as serious illness or injury prevents enrolling at that time.  In such case, recipient must enter college or trade school by the spring semester or the scholarship will go to the first alternate.
  • Remain in school the duration of the scholarship, except for serious illness or injury, dropping out will cause the recipient to lose the award.  The remaining reward will go to the first alternate. 
  • Be a full time student each semester.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of at least 2.5 after each semester or forfeit the award.

click here for more information and application


June 22


Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana

We have two scholarship opportunities that students with epilepsy and ask that you please get the word out to those students graduating this year that are eligible to apply. The deadline for application is June 22, 2020 and the link to apply is The description of the scholarship opportunities are below:


Shannon O’Daniel Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be a college-bound high school senior who has shown courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, is being treated for seizures and is committed to education and perseverance in eliminating the obstacles that epilepsy and seizures may present. This award is $1,000 for one year, $500 each semester.


Peggy Sherrell Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Must be a degree- or certificate-seeking student who has shown courage in dealing with epilepsy and seizures, is being treated for seizures and is committed to education and perseverance in eliminating the obstacles that epilepsy and seizures may present. This award is $1,000 for one year, $500 each semester.


Thank you so much, and if anyone has any questions, please direct them to Beth Stivers, MS at 502-907-1533 or




Beth Stivers, MS

Director of Education

Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana 

502-637-4440 x14


Fax: 502-637-4442

June 30


Kentucky Blood Center Power of Life Scholarship

We are pleased to inform you that Woodford County High School met the criteria for a Kentucky Blood Center Power of Life Scholarship for the school year 2019-20! A total of 182 pints were donated at Woodford County High School blood drives during the school year which qualifies your school to receive $ 1,500 in scholarship money. **Individual scholarship amounts are limited to $500 per student.**


Click here for application to Kentucky Blood Center 

Power of Life Scholarship

July 1, 2020 Balanced Man Scholarship

As part of a national effort on over 160 college campuses across the U.S., the Kentucky Delta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon at Western Kentucky University (WKU) is offering TEN one-time scholarships in amounts ranging from $100-$1,000 to incoming freshmen men for the 2020-2021 academic year. 

The students who apply for this scholarship are in no way required to join Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity or to take part in fraternity recruitment.

SigEp strives to be a valued partner in higher education. As someone who plays an important role in college decisions for many students, we need your help in getting the word out about these scholarships. Will you please pass this information along to your graduating male seniors planning to attend WKU? 

To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must be enrolled full time for the Fall 2020 semester and submit an application online no later than July 1, 2020 at :

In addition, it is highly encouraged that the students who apply for the scholarship follow us on social media for up-to-date news concerning it.

Instagram: wkusigep | Twitter: @WKUSigEp

If you have any questions concerning the Balanced Man Scholarship or the transition to WKU, please contact me directly at Thank you for your time and assistance. Go Tops! 

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Woodford County High School

180 Frankfort Street
Versailles, KY 40383

Phone: 859-879-4630    Fax: 859-873-7731