Scholarship Information

Scholarship Central - Central Kentucky Community Foundation (lots of local scholarships provided through CKCF - a local organization with donors passionate about the success of students in Hardin and surrounding counties)

Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club Scholarship Information

Scholarship for Military Dependents

Fort Knox Area Chapter, Inc of Military Officers Association of America - Please be attentive to qualifications and eligibility requirements.  See you high school guidance counselor or transistion coach for the application.  

High school sophomores, juniors, and seniors who plan to study music in college are eligible for a scholarship of up to $1,000. Students must submit a recording/video audition of a live, solo performance, in addition to academic information. Learn more and apply before the December 4, 2018 deadline by CLICKING HERE.

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program is accepting applications for a one-time $2500 scholarship to an eligible high school senior. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Applications are due on December 7th by 5:00 pm EST. Applications are available online at when you CLICK HERE.

KY Association of School Business Officials (KASBO) Scholarship will award three $2500 scholarships to eligible seniors who are majoring in either business or education. Scholarships must be postmarked by December 14th. Applications are available in school counselor or transition coaches offices or by CLICKING HERE. (*Students must also complete required counselor’s verification form.)  

The Zonta Club of Elizabethtown is sponsoring the Amelia Earhart Scholarship for $500 that will be awarded to a female high school senior from Elizabethtown or Hardin County Schools. Students must write no more than 1000 words that demonstrate an understanding of Amelia Earhart and the impact of her contributions to aviation and women’s rights and Zonta International. Deadline to apply is January 11, 2019. CLICK HERE for essay information.

Louis Stout Memorial Scholarship - Applications are being accepted for students to apply for those awards through Friday, January 12, 2019. The award winners will be announced in conjunction with the boys’ state basketball tournament in March. Two grants, each in the amount of a one-time scholarship of $2,000 payable to an institution of higher learning, will be awarded. The scholarship is not renewable and is not endowed for expansion. Minimum criteria is a 3.5 (converted to 4.0 scale) grade point average; involvement in varsity sports or sport-activities; involvement in other school activities, a record of community service/involvement and a member of the 2018-2019. CLICK HERE for the online link to the scholarship.

Burger King Scholarship - Applications are now open for the 2019 BK Macklemore Scholarship program from Burger King.  To apply, visit BK Scholarship before the deadline on December 15, 2018.

GE-Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship - Applications are now open for the GE-Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship program, which awards scholarships worth $10,000 a year for up to four years to the recipients. Apply online at Reagan Scholarship by the deadline of January 4, 2019.

Kentucky Student-Athletes are invited to apply for the the 2019 Kentucky AG Athletes of the Year Scholarships - Two student-athletes – one male and one female – will be named Outstanding Kentucky Ag Athletes of the Year and will be awarded $2,000 scholarships. Four student-athletes – two male and two female – will be awarded $1,000 scholarships as Kentucky Ag Athletes of the Year. Winners will be announced at the 2019 Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ Sweet Sixteen® basketball tournament in March at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Applications are due Jan. 22 and can be found online by CLICKING HERE.

University of Kentucky Athletic Training Program - for students with a 2.75 GPA or above who are interested in becoming student athletic trainers at UK. Students must complete an application and submit it no later than February 8, 2019. Applications are available guidance offices.

Flavorful Futures Scholarship (Sparkling Ice) is awarding five $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors. Students must be a U.S. citizen, have a 2.5 GPA, and pursuing a vocation/trade, 2 year, or 4 year program. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2019. Students can apply online by CLICKING HERE.

Honors GradU Scholarship is sponsoring five $10,000 awards for high school students who participate in a design-thinking community building project. Students must design and work on a community improvement project, using our checklist as a guide. Final deadline for submission is March 23, 2019.  You can find out more about the scholarship by CLICKING HERE.

Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship Program (KFRW) - Will grant one scholarship annually in the amount of $1,000 to a college bound high schools senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party. Student is or will be a registered Republican and plans to enroll at an accredited college or university in Kentucky. Applications are available in school guidance offices. Deadline to apply is April 1.

The Kentucky Horseshoeing School in Richmond, KY, has opportunities available for students interested in the equine industry. Their 24 and 36 week programs are nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and they have financial aid available. Students should see their guidance counselors for more details if they are interested.

The Post GI Bill provides soldiers and/or their dependents the financial assistance for all of your college needs, including tuition, housing, and books. We recommend all parents CLICK HERE for more information.

Scholarship Programs - that will give out more than $720,000 dollars to students in the 2018-2019 school year. CLICK HERE for a list of these scholarships  

KHEAA Affording Higher Education - A book of financial aid programs/scholarships for Kentucky students pursuing a higher education.  Students may sign out these books from the Guidance Office or CLICK HERE.

And click the following tabs: Paying for College/Scholarship Search/choose Kentucky/Affording Higher Education/Kentucky Scholarship/Once you pull up the online version, you can enter "control" F, then type in Hardin County and click next. All scholarships tagged to Hardin County will pull up including the ones in a different section for multi county scholarships.

Scholarship Guidance

Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship: Offering a $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction. CLICK HERE for more information.

The Army Engineer Memorial Award is for general continuing education and the Geraldine K. Morris Award for Nursing is available to high school seniors whose parent is an Army Engineer (Active duty, Reserves or National Guard) or a civilian employee of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Details are available by CLICKING HERE (AEMA application). Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 28, 2019. For information can also be seen by CLICKING HERE.

The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program Scholarship is for students interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering at Western KY University, University of Louisville, or University of Kentucky.  Students can also take classes at other Kentucky state colleges/universities, with approved programs, before transferring to WKU, UofL, or UK.  Candidates must have an ACT composite score of 24 and maintain a GPA of 2.5 while in college.  College Freshmen and Sophomores currently receive $6,200 a semester to apply towards tuition, books, etc.  Juniors and Seniors receive $6,600 a semester.  Students are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend.  This scholarship can be worth over $51,000!  CLICK HERE for more information.

The Civil Engineering Technology Program is for students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community & Technical College in Prestonsburg and Blue Grass Community & Technical College in Lexington.  There is opportunity at other community colleges as well (inquired for further information).  Candidates must meet the entrance qualifications for the college and maintain a GPA of 2.5.  Students receive $3,000 a semester, and are expected to work for the Cabinet upon graduation for each year they received a stipend. CLICK HERE for more information.