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Guidance - Scholarships

University of Kentucky Scholarships:  https://www.uky.edu/financialaid/scholarship-incoming-freshmen


Student Scholarships:  10 scholarship opportunities are now available through various organizations.  Application information and deadlines are listed under each scholarship:  https://www.studentscholarships.org/#sthash.ltDrS1Qc.dpbs


College Application/FAFSA Follow Up Day:

The Guidance Program at Madison Central High School will host a College Application and FAFSA Follow Up Day on Monday, October 23rd from 8:00am to 11:00 am in Lab B.  A representative from KHEAA will be present to assist any senior that needs help completing college application(s) or assistance with the FAFSA Form.


National Wild Turkey Federation’s (NWTF) Kennamer Scholarship:

Information related to the National Wild Turkey Federation's (NWTF) Kennamer Scholarship is in the Guidance Office. The EKU Student Chapter of the NWTF is once again seeking applicants for its $250 scholarship.  The deadline for receiving the scholarship application is November 16, 2017.   Hard copies of the Application Instruction Sheet can be found in the Guidance Counselors Office.  Please return the completed application to Dr. Charles Elliott listed below or to Ms. Saylor in the Guidance Office at Madison Central High School.


Baldwin Wallace University:

Please find attached financial information and opportunities available at Baldwin Wallace University.  You can apply to the liberal arts school for free at www.bw.edu/apply


ACT Student Champion Award:

Please find attached information for a scholarship opportunity through ACT State Organizations.  Applications can be found online and must be submitted by December 31, 2017.


Summit Salon Academy:

Please find attached information and scholarships associated with the Summit Salon Academy located in Lexington, KY.  Please see attached documents for contact information.


UPS Kentucky LOOP Program:

Please find attached information associated with the UPS Kentucky LOOP – Earn and Learn Program.   This is a  great opportunity for students interested in working part-time, going to school and the capability of graduating debt free (must meet program guidelines listed in the attached documents).


University of Pikeville Scholarship Information:

If you would like more information on UPIKE – University of Pikeville, please see Ms. Saylor in the Guidance Office.


Kentucky Concrete Association Scholarship:

Please find attached the website regarding the KCA William T. Robertson High School Essay Contest.  Please take a moment to review the rules and requirements associated with the scholarship opportunity.  Hard copies of the entry form can be found in the M.C.H.S. Guidance Office.  The required documents must be mailed to KCA and postmarked by Thursday, November 30, 2017.  Please go to www.kyconcrete.org/essaycontact to fill out basic contact information.


Boston University Scholarship:

Information about the Boston University Trustee Scholarship Competition can be found at the following website.  Application instructions are available online at bu.edu/admissions/trustee or contact the school for additional information at 617-353-2320 or scholars@bu.edu.


AMDA Admission and Scholarships:

Please find information here regarding the AMDA (American Musical and Dramatic Academy) in the third attachment.  Please make sure you scroll down to view all pages.  The 2017 National Audition Tour and the National Scholarship Nomination Form are included.  You can also find additional information in the Guidance Office on the Scholarship Information Bulletin Board.


Midway University Scholarship Information:

Midway University offers a variety of scholarships for college students. Below is an overview of our Undergraduate Institutional merit, talent and academic scholarship programs. Our Admissions Office and Financial Aid Office are happy to discuss these with students during campus visits, open houses or by calling or scheduling an appointment.

We also have college scholarship information specific to transfer students, athletes and a special leadership scholarship:

Transfer Scholarships (Evening/Online Students)

Athletic Scholarships

Ruth Slack Roach Leadership Scholarship

Institutional Scholarships for Undergraduate Students

For scholarship consideration, students must be enrolled as an Undergraduate student and attend full-time. Scholarship eligibility is determined during application and admission to Midway University. Most institutional scholarships are renewable for up to four years when a student meets the renewal requirements outlined for the specific award.


Merit Scholarship

Merit Awards for Incoming Freshmen

Award: up to $11,000 per year


Strong high school academic performance

Awards available for residential and commuter students


Talent Awards

Choral Scholars

Award: up to $2,000 per year


On-campus audition

Choral Scholars Program applications have a priority deadline of April 1

Participation in all choral programs


Legacy Scholarship

Award: up to $2,000 per year


Students with a sibling, parent, or grandparent who graduated from Midway University


Disciples of Christ Scholarship

Award: up to $2,000 per year


Students who are members of the Disciples of Christ church


Governor’s Scholars Scholarship

Award: up to $4,000 per year (available to new freshman only)


Students who have completed Kentucky’s Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) or Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA)


Please visit the school website for additional scholarship information:



Free Speech Essay Scholarship:


Free speech essay scholarship opportunity.  More information available at www.thefire.org/contest.  One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, and three $1,0000 runner-up prizes will be awarded for the best essays.  Four $500.00 winners will be chosen from the remaining entrants in a drawing. Entries due by December 31, 2017.


Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship:

The Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship requires that the Daughters of the American Revolution national number of the mother or stepmother, who is a current dues-paying member be on the application.  Hard copies of the application/checklist can be picked up in the Guidance Office.  Application and required documents must be turned into Ms. Saylor by Monday, January 15th.


Lt. Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge:

Business orientated scholarship opportunity.  Visit the website at www.KYLGEC.com.  If interested, register by October 31, 2017


University of the Cumberlands:

Academic money starts at about $4,000 with a 2.5 & 18 and goes all the way up to full tuition at $23,000 with a 3.5 GPA or above and 32 on the ACT.  http://www.ucumberlands.edu/admissions/aid/scholarships


E.K.U. Foundation Scholarship Opportunities:         http://scholarships.eku.edu/foundation


Bluegrass Community and Technical College Information:

Visit BCTC’s campuses! Our Visitor Center, located at the Cooper campus (next to The University of Kentucky), provides one-on-one and large group tours for perspective students, Monday through Friday.  The visits consist of an informational presentation that includes general college information, available services to support their academic success, and admissions and financial aid information. We also review transfer information and partnership programs with universities around the state, including The University of Kentucky. Following the presentation, students have an opportunity to see our facilities.   Students interested in visiting campus, please call 859-246-6247 or email me at dan.pauley@kctcs.edu and I would be happy to arrange a visit.


University of Kentucky Information:  https://www.uky.edu/financialaid/scholarships 


AES (Engineer) Scholarship Deadline Is Approaching

The deadline for the 12th annual AES Scholarship is October 6, 2017.  Visit our website at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm and please encourage your students to apply.  We wish them all good luck!  The winner(s) will be announced within 2 weeks of the deadline.  Each winner will be personally notified by email.


Sallie Mae FAFSA Info

October 1, 2017 kicks off the new 2018-2019 FAFSA filing season.  


For more details on the 2018-19 FAFSA, visit SallieMae.com/FAFSA as well as additional college planning tools, are available at SallieMae.com/PlanForCollege.


Morehead State University Scholarship Information:

Find attached In-State Student Scholarship information for Morehead State University.  Please review the eligibility criteria and application deadline dates for the various scholarship opportunities.


Hardees College Fund Contest:  Find information here about a scholarship opportunity.


University of KY:  Learn more about Preparing Science Professionals, an upcoming event on our campus designed for STEM-minded students, parents, and counselors. The UK Markey Cancer Center and the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) are partnering to put on this event where science takes center stage- through interactive workshops, exciting science demonstrations, thought-provoking speakers, and face-to-face activities that explore the importance of science. Please help us advertise this symposium to your current students!
Interested high school juniors and seniors, as well as their parents, can register here.  
Further details and an agenda can be found here


Senior Information Web Sites:


To check on KEES money:  www.kheaa.com


Federal Financial Aid (grants/loans/work study):  www.fafsa.ed.gov


To Request a transcript:  www.parchment.com


Scholarship web search:








For EKU Academic Scholarship applications and information:  www.scholarships.eku.edu


Remember that you SHOULD NEVER have to provide a credit card number or other bank account data to receive information about scholarships and financial assistance.