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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, 2024

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 2024


Elizabethtown Community & Technical College Scholarships

various scholarships with various requirements February 29, 2024
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, 2024


Work Ready Kentucky Scholarships


Students take coursework in high-paying, in-demand fields. Most programs are TUITION FREE!



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 29, 2024


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, 2024
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.

January 30, 2024
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, 2024
Kimberly D. Merritt "Achieve Your Dreams" Scholarship


The Kentucky Association for College Admission Counseling "Achieve Your Dreams" Scholarship was named after a dear friend, colleague who had a positive and lasting impact on our profession - Kimberly D. Merritt.

One $1,000 award will be given to each of the four regions in Kentucky (Northern, Central, Eastern, Western). The students receiving the award will be invited to attend the KYACAC Conference in Owensboro, KY during the Scholarships, Awards and Closing Lunch on Friday, March 15th.

February 23, 2024
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.  

March 15, 2024


Lincoln Trail Area Master Gardener Association Scholarship

Questions should be directed to the Hardin County Extension Office, 111 Opportunity Dr., Elizabethtown. 2024 application coming soon.  
Hardin County Conservation District Scholarship

The Hardin County Conservation District is currently taking applications for 3 different Scholarships:

1. A Scholarship that will be awarded to any High School Senior that is enrolled to attend College and intends to major in the Fields of Agriculture or Conservation of Natural Resources.

2. A Scholarship that will be awarded to any student enrolled in College who has a declared major in the Fields of Agriculture and or Conservation of Natural Resources.

3. A Scholarship that will be awarded to any student that is at least 25 years old and pursuing an undergraduate degree in Agriculture or Related Natural Resources.

If you would like an Application emailed to you please email a request to or you can call the office at 270-765-2273 ext. 3

February 9, 2024


Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for Dependent Children


The Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for Dependent Children is based on applicants’ financial needs and was established to assist children of Soldiers in obtaining their first undergraduate degrees. Applicants may receive assistance for up to four academic years of full-time study but must meet eligibility criteria and reapply each year

April 1, 2024
Scholarship for Military Children

The Scholarship for Military Children Program has been created in recognition of the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. A scholarship will be awarded annually at each commissary operated by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). The Fisher House Foundation continues to serve as the program administrator and will contract again this year with Scholarship Managers to evaluate the
program’s applications.

February 14, 2024


American Legion Hardin Post 113 Scholarship

American Legion Hardin Post 113 Scholarship April 15, 2024
Benny Dunning Pay It Forward Scholarship The Benny Dunning Pay It Forward Scholarship is awarding $2,500 to two seniors from Kentucky public high schools—one in Jefferson County and another from any public high school in the bluegrass. The scholarship is designed to help students in need who plan to attend college in the fall. The award must be applied toward student’s tuition expenses for attending a Kentucky college/university, technical school, or other institution of higher learning. March 15, 2024
Hardin County NAACP Lottie O. Robinson Scholarship Applicant must be a member of the NAACP or have NAACP family member or is a minority student graduating from high school from Elizabethtown High Schools, Central Hardin, John Hardin, North Hardin, Hardin County High, Fort Knox, or Meade County Schools who will be attending a community/technical College, four year college or university. April 15, 2024
Kiwanis Club of Hardin County Scholarship This application is for high school seniors with intent to pursue further education via tech/trade school or college/university.  Applicants must have maintained at least a 2.5 GPA and a recommendation from a teacher/counselor/administrator is required. April 9, 2024
Betty Hamilton Scholarship Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Nu Beta Zeta Chapter is offering academic scholarships to qualifying female high school seniors.   The organization is awarding four scholarships in the total amount of $3250.00 (1 - $1500, 1 - $1000, 1- $500, 1 - $250) to qualifying students to assist with the cost of attending an institution of higher learning. April 9, 2024
Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club

The Fort Knox Spouses and Community Club is a service oriented non-profit organization that supports a variety of activities for the social, cultural, and educational benefit of our membership. We are an all-ranks, diverse group of
women and men from Fort Knox and the surrounding communities that are highly involved in the workplace and as volunteers.

The FKSCC is committed to supporting our local military and civilian  community through networking and fundraising.  Each year our Scholarship Program acknowledges and rewards outstanding academic achievement and community involvement. Scholarship awards are presented to local graduating military dependent high school seniors continuing their education at a higher learning institution.

March 1, 2024
Green River Regional Educational Cooperative / WKU Aspiring Educator Scholarship The GRREC + WKU Aspiring Educator Scholarship is now open for submissions! This is for seniors who are planning to become an educator!  April 19, 2024
BlueStar Scholarships BlueStar provides college scholarships to dependent children of active duty or retired military members who are a high school senior residing in a Lendlease privatized community or are a current BlueStar scholar. Recipients selected based on
financial need, community service, leadership, and extracurricular activities.
May 27, 2024  
Radcliff Women's Club Scholarship The Radcliff Women's Club is offering its annual scholarship of $1,000 to a high school senior that currently resides in Radcliff, Kentucky.   May 1, 2024
Hardin County Playhouse
Galen Logsdon Fine Arts Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduating senior that is either a resident of Hardin County or has participated at Hardin County
May 1, 2024


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 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.

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)  and McDonald’s are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Sixty-Three (63) scholars will be selected to receive a scholarship up to $15,000 for the 2024-2025 academic school year ($7,000 per semester), which can only be applied to verifiable costs associated with average tuition and usual fees.

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 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.