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KACTE Carl D. Perkins Assistantship Scholarship Application The Kentucky Association for Career and Technical Education (KACTE), the professional association for Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers and administrators at all instructional levels and among all program-area teaching disciplines, annually awards two scholarship grants for students pursuing CTE studies in Kentucky postsecondary institutions. A one-time, $500 grant is awarded to a high school senior who is entering college, and another one-time, $500 grant is awarded to a post-secondary student who is continuing college studies. Application not yet available for 2023
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Scholarship Central - Central Kentucky Community Foundation LOTS of local scholarships that total more than $200,000.  Applicants just complete one application.

March 1, 2023

Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club  provides merit-based scholarships for eligible military family members. The scholarships will be awarded based on these categories: academic achievement, extracurricular activities, job record, volunteer work, community involvement, and a brief essay.   Application not yet available for 2023
Scholarships for Military Children Click Here for information regarding the 2022 Scholarships for Military Children Program varies
Elizabethtown Community & Technical College Scholarships various scholarships with various requirements February 28, 2023
Fleck Law Firm Scholarship

Seniors must show proof of enrollment at college or vocational school as payment will be issued directly to the educational institution.  Must submit an original 300-word essay that discusses why they want to pursue a career in the legal field.  Must submit one (1) letter of recommendation.  CLICK HERE for the application and additional information.

April 15, 2023
Work Ready Kentucky Scholarships Students take coursework in high-paying, in-demand fields. Most programs are TUITION FREE! continuing
Fort Knox Area Chapter, Inc of Military Officers Association of America These scholarships are merit-based, and to be used for tuition, books, or fees for the first year while attending an accredited college, university, vocational, or technical school. March 31, 2023
Abound Credit Union Scholarships - Howard Roush Memorial Scholarships $2,500 scholarships to ten college-bound students attending high schools in Abound Credit Union’s service area.  Criteria for Applicant: Must be a high school senior and must be a member in good standing with Abound Credit Union for a minimum of 3 months March 31, 2023
Nolin RECC Scholarships Students must be a senior with intentions of graduating in the spring of 2021 and planning to enroll full-time in college or vocational school. 2. Participants must be from the Nolin RECC service area and their parents or legal guardian must be a Nolin RECC member whose primary residence is in the Nolin RECC service territory. February 15, 2023
Geroge Crafton Memorial Scholarship Offered to any high school senior by the Hardin County Conservation District who is enrolled to attend college and intends to major in the fields of Agriculture or Conservation of Natural Resources. Return the application (see the link on the left) to the Hardin County Conservation District Office at 250 Sportsman Lake Road or email it to March 1, 2023
KYACAC 2023 Kimberly D Merritt "Achieve Your Dreams" Scholarship High School Seniors are asked to complete the KYACAC 2023 Kimberly D. Merritt "Achieve Your Dreams" Scholarship Application by the deadline of Wednesday, March 1, 2023. The application does require students to submit in 500 words or less an essay about someone who has impacted or inspired their college admissions process and state why they were beneficial in their journey into higher education.  March 1, 2023
Fort Knox Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc Fort Knox Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. is accepting applications for our Annual Student of the Year Scholarship Award for 2022-2023 High School Males who are seniors.  The application is in the link to the left. April 21, 2023
Optimist Club of Radcliff The Optimist Club of Radcliff will be awarding four $500 scholarships to high school seniors attending Radcliff area schools. - WAITING ON 2023 INFORMATION  
Alpha Kapa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Mu Delta Omega Chapter Scholarship Geared toward senior female students pursuing higher education.  The organization also offers a scholarship to an African American senior high school female or male pursuing higher education at a Historically Black College or University. - WAITING ON 2023 INFORMATION  
Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship Fort Knox Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club is sponsoring the Annual Scholarship Program for graduating seniors in the local community. Local winners will have the opportunity to compete at the Frontier and National Level for additional scholarships.  Find more information at - WAITING ON 2023 INFORMATION  
Louis Stout Memorial Scholarship When former Commissioner Louis Stout passed away in 2012, his widow Anna directed that donations on his behalf go to the Louis Stout Memorial Fund for Students. She felt this was a chance for the KHSAA to honor student-athletes who excel in athletics, academics, school service and community service. - Click the link to the immediate left for more information and the application. February 13, 2023
Central Kentucky Community Action Scholarship GPA of a B or higher.  Applicant must be focused on a career in social services, business, agriculture, education or medicine. - WAITING ON 2023 INFORMATION  
Kentucky School Plant Manager Association Two scholarships are offered.  One is for graduating seniors that are entering a field related to facilities. It could be used for a two-year technical program or for an engineering-related field.  The other is for district employees pursuing the same type of education. The scholarship is for $1,500 with a possibility of a one-year renewal for an additional $1,500.   April 15, 2023
Kiwanis Club of Hardin County

Applicants must be high school seniors with intent to pursue further education via technical/trade school or college/university.  Applicants must have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA.  More information is in the link to the left. The application is in the link to the left.

April 7, 2023
Burton and Barbara Langley Family Foundation, Inc. Scholarships Burton and Barbara Langley Family Foundation, Inc. and Hardin County Water District No. 2 announce the Burton and Barbara Langley Family Foundation, Inc. Scholarships. It is the intent to award scholarships to seniors attending a high school or college and trade school students that have Hardin County Water District No. 2 service.  Application in the link to the left. April 30, 2023
Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardener Association Scholarship Questions should be directed to the Hardin County Extension Office, 111 Opportunity Dr., Elizabethtown. Click the link to the left for the application.   April 17, 2023


Scholarship Guidance


Please feel free to research these on your own.

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 

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. 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, two-year or four-year program. 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.  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 school senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party. The student must be 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..

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 this 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.

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 the University of Kentucky.  The deadline to apply is Feb. 1.  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.  The deadline to apply is Feb. 1.  There is an 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.

Daniel R. & Dely G. Bauer and Family Memorial Scholarship - For Central Hardin High School students only that plan to attend the University of Louisville.  CLICK HERE for an application.

The McDonald’s® Black History Makers of Tomorrow program honors outstanding Kentuckiana high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, scholarship and community service. Since the program’s inception in 2003, more than 100 Kentuckiana high school students have been honored by local McDonald’s Restaurants of Kentuckiana owner/operators for their participation—totaling more than $200,000 in scholarships. The top students selected as winners will receive a one time $1,500 scholarship to the college of their choice.  Interested students can apply for a 2020 McDonald’s Black History Makers of Tomorrow scholarship when you CLICK HERE.  Applications will be accepted through Jan. 15, 2020. 

The American Legion Hardin Post 113 Scholarship is now available for graduating seniors.  Applications can be found at American Legion Scholarship.

The Elizabethtown Women’s Club is offering two scholarships worth $1000 to a female student who lives in Elizabethtown and plans to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. This scholarship does require a 300-word essay.  Applications can be downloaded at Elizabethtown Women’s Club Scholarship.  

The Kentucky Association of Conservation Districts Auxiliary is offering the George Crafton Memorial Scholarship to a high school senior who will be enrolling in college to pursue a degree in agriculture or conservation of natural resources.  This is a $1000 scholarship and it does require an essay.  Applications are available at KACD Scholarship.

The Daughters of Cincinnati offers a scholarship for the daughters of career commissioned officers in the United States Armed Forces. The application will need to include an essay, a secondary school report, a letter of recommendation from a community member and a student aid report (SAR).  Applications can be found at Daughters of Cincinnati Scholarship.

The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Scholarship is open to candidates who meet the following criteria:  A male high school senior who will 1) graduate in the spring of the current school year, 2) has a grade point average of at least 2.8 on a 4.0 scale and 3) is a minority student.  CLICK HERE for the application.

National President’s Children of Warrior's Scholarship is open to applicants who are the children or grandchildren of a “warrior”. The application is due March 1 and can be mailed to: Donna Thurman, 1251 Ring Road, Elizabethtown, KY 42701.  CLICK HERE for the application.
Cumberland Family Medical Scholarship - We are excited to be able to offer this opportunity to a senior at each HCS high school who will be pursuing a career in the medical field.  Applications are due by April 13, 2020.  CLICK HERE to see the scholarship.
Army Emergency Relief Scholarship - AER is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of its Own." AER financial assistance is conducted within the Army structure by mission commanders and garrison commanders through AER Sections located at U.S. Army installations worldwide.  CLICK HERE for the application.
Radcliff Rotary Scholarship - Applicants must come from either North Hardin High School or Fort Knox High School.  CLICK HERE for the application.
Fort Knox Spouses & Community Club Scholarship - This scholarship will go to a military dependent.  CLICK HERE for the application.
PB&J Scholarship - The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.  CLICK HERE to apply.  
Fastweb & Unigo Scholarships - CLICK HERE for more information.
Kimberly D. Merritt Achieve Your Dreams Scholarship - From the Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling.  CLICK HERE for information.
Hardin County NAACP Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship -  CLICK HERE for more information.  
Children's Assistance Grant - Prince Hall Conference of the Grand Matrons and Patrons - Order of the Eastern Star - CLICK HERE for more information.
The Academy of CPR and First Aid Scholarship - The American Academy of CPR and First Aid is proud to sponsor the “Save a Life” Scholarship, offered exclusively to students majoring in the healthcare and education fields.  CLICK HERE for more information and to apply.


We keep the following scholarship information on our site so underclassmen can get an idea of what could be available to them in the future.  Students should contact their guidance counselors or transition coaches for more information.  The deadlines for these scholarships have passed.


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. 

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. 

KY Association of School Business Officials (KASBO) Scholarship will award three $2500 scholarships to eligible seniors who are majoring in either business or education. Applications are available in school counselors' or transition coaches' offices.  

Burger King Scholarship - The BK Macklemore Scholarship program is available from Burger King.  To apply, visit BK Scholarship.