Franklin County High School: 1100 East Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502) 695-6750 | Fax: (502) 695-6755

Counselor's Corner & Scholarships

College Fairs

Register for college fairs today! Go to to maximize your time at college fairs and increase face-to-face interaction with admissions officers. 
> SIMPLE - One time registration process
> SAVES TIME - No need to complete prospect cards at every college table
> REMINDER - Sent two days prior to the fair with a copy of your barcode attached
> EASY - Mobile Friendly using your iPhone, Android, iPad
Student registration is completely secure. Student data is not released in any way to third party entities.

KAGC Scholarship

The Kentucky Association of Government Communicators has created a scholarship program to recognize Kentucky high school seniors for their hard work and commitment to both school and community.  A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior who intends to study communications or journalism at any post-secondary institution.  Application information and documents required can be found at

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship

The Horatio Alger Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education.  Applicants must be a high school senior graduating in Spring 2020; maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA; be a US citizen; demonstrate financial need; be involved in co-curricular and commuity service activities.  For more information and to apply, visit  - DEADLINE TO APPLY IS OCTOBER 25, 2019.

Kentucky State University High School Day

Saturday October 26 - William Exum Center Gym - Free Admission - Free Food & Giveaways
* Onsite admissions evaluation
* Waiving of admissions application fee
* Scholarship information and much more!

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

This VFW sponsored competition is open to students in grades 9-12. It is a 3-5 minute audio-essay on the subject "What Makes America Great". First and second place winners will receive $500 and $250 respectively and eligible for district, state and national scholarships.  Deadline to enter is October 31, 2019.  Entry forms are available in the guidance office.

VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award

 Nominate a teacher for this award by describing why you feel your teacher cares about education and America.  Teachers who promote civic responsibility, flag etiquette and patriotism are prime candidates for this award.  Nomination forms are available in the guidance office.  A less than 350-word essay is required.  Deadline is October 31, 2019.

KY Concrete Association Scholarship

The KCA is proud to sponsor the $2,000 Wm. T. Robertson High School Essay Contest which is open to all high school seniors graduating in the 2019-20 school year. Entry forms are available at and must be include your essay "How could concrete be used to make life better for people in your local community?" Deadline to submit is November 4, 2019.

KSU Scholarships

Seniors interested in attending Kentucky State University next year should stop by the Guidance Office for a complete list of their Academic Scholarship Program. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis and are renewable for subsequent semesters when criteria are met. 

VFW Patriotic Art Award

The Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary are sponsoring the Youth American Creative Patriotic Art Awards program. Open to students grades 9-12.  More information about the program and the contest application can be found in the guidance office.  Deadline to enter the contest is March 31, 2020. 

Imagine America Foundation

The Imagine America Scholarship is for technical schools.  While only one on-campus school in KY, there are others that are online, and Tulsa Welding School in Florida is a part of this.  The KY State Directory can be found at .  To apply for scholarships use .
For questions, visit    Or call 571-267-3010

Ongoing Scholarship and Financial Aid Websites

Register for AP Tests

Online AP exam registration: Students need to order exams by logging onto the AP/College Board Account AND logging onto the Total Registration Website by October 31, 2019 at

ACT for Juniors

The ACT will be given to all juniors on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at the high school.

National ACT Test Dates

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