As you begin your search for the ideal school to attend after leaving South Oldham High School, so begins the search for how to pay for it. Scholarships are a wonderful way to help supplement or even cover all the costs for your higher education. We hope to provide you information that will help your search for scholarship opportunities.
Please stop by the Guidance Office for a free copy of "Getting In - Your Guide to Higher Education" provided by Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. The guide is full of information related to college and financial planning as well as degree programs offered at local universities.
Things To Know Before The Search Begins
- If you don’t apply, you will never have the chance to earn the scholarship.
- Deadlines, Deadlines, Deadlines!!!! They are set for a reason. Please be sure to meet them.
- It is important to note that colleges and universities are students’ greatest source of scholarship money. Be sure to check specific college websites for scholarship applications and deadlines.
- If recommendation letters are required, be sure to request them from the recommender at least two weeks prior to your deadline.
- If recommendation letters are NOT required, do not include them.
- You may find it helpful to create a list of all your activities, awards, honors, volunteer service, etc. prior to beginning scholarship applications.
Scholarship Search Sites
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program - information about up to 60 credit hours FREE (based on qualifying programs) at Kentucky community and technical colleges.