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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.
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Governor's Scholars Program

Juniors - the GSP application can be found at .  Applications must be turned in to the Guidance Office.  Deadline is 3:20 pm on December 15, 2017.    Posted on Monday, November 27, 2017

Marketing Scholarships

Two yearly $1,000 scholarships available are: 
1. The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship - 
2. The SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship - 
Deadline to apply is December 20, 2017
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Governor's Scholars for Entrepreneurs

What? 3-week summer program where students develop an innovative product or service.
Who? Students in 9th, 10th, 11th grade. No minimum GPA. No test scores. Students are selected for creativity, skills, and motivation. GSE is a place for creative, free-thinking individuals.
When? Summer 2018
There is no cost to attend GSE. Online application and recommendation form: Application window: November 1 - December 20, 2017.
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

ACT Scholarship

Seniors who meet the following criteria may apply:
1. a student who has overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions;
2. a student who has a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale.
Preference will be given to underrepresented and/or first-generation college students. Applications can be found at  .  Questions? Go to  Application deadline is December 31, 2017.
Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

Horse Farm Workers' Educational Assistance

This Assistance Fund provides scholarship assistance toward tuition only to applicants whose parent have worked full-time on a central Kentucky Thoroughbred horse farm.  Scholarships are awarded based on need, merit, and a personal interview.  Up to seven $15,000 renewable scholarships are available for first generation college attendees, but applicants must contact Muffy Stuart at or call 859-269-1719 by January 20, 2018.   
To apply for the annual scholarship, request an application by calling 859-269-1719.  Application deadline is July 1, 2018. 
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Coolidge Scholarship

Any high school JUNIOR who plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2019 is eligible to apply for the Coolidge Scholarship which is a full-ride scholarship that covers a student's tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  This can be used by recipients at any accredited US college or university.  The main criterion is academic merit.  More information, including the application, is available at  All applications must be received by 5 pm EST, January 24, 2018.   Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

NHS Scholarship

The National Honor Society Program is accepting applications.  Log in to the NHS website to retrieve the application instructions-  Deadline to apply is January 30, 2018. Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

KY Transportation Scholarship

Two scholarship programs geared toward civil engineering are available from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.  The Civil Engineering Scholarship Program and The Civil Engineering Technology Program   More details and the applications can be found at .  Applications are due February 1, 2018. Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Bezos Scholars Program

High School Juniors who demonstrate academic rigor, leadership, and a desire to create positive change in ther community can apply for this all-expenses-paid scholarship to the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado to be held June 24-30, 2017.   Learn more at and apply by February 9, 2018. Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

Design a Better Future Scholarship

Honors Graduation is proud to announce their 2018 Scholarship program - the HonorsGradU Design A Better Future $10,000 Scholarship. High school seniors need to submit a proposal for how they'll better their communities. The process will be broken up into 3 rounds, Round 1 being PROPOSAL.  Round 1 deadline is February 11, 2018. More information and the application can be found at Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tusculum Scholarship

Tusculum is offering a full-tuition scholarship opportunity for exemplary academic students.  Requirements are: 3.5 or higher GPA; ACT of at least 25 or 1150 on the SAT; ranked in the top 10% of high school graduating class.  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.  More information and application can be found at Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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, 2018.  Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Kentucky Federation of Republican Women

The KFRW will seek to grant a $2,000 scholarship in 2018 to a college-bound high school senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party during her high school career. The qualified applicant will graduate from a Kentucky high school in 2018, is a registered Republican, and plans to enroll at an accredited college or university in Kentucky.  Applications can be found in the Guidance Office and the deadline to apply is April 2, 2018. Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

B. Davis Scholarship

The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are offering a scholarship 2017 which can be found at .  You can learn more about applying for scholarships on the website as well.    Scholarship is for $1,000.    Deadline for applications is May 22, 2018. Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Franklin County Conservation Scholarship

Ag students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and planning to major in agriculture are encouraged to apply for the Conservation of Natural Resources Scholarship which is available in the Guidance Office.  Deadline is June 1, 2018.  Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

Big Sun Scholarship

The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  Requirements: high school senior and currently involved in some sport.  Award: $500.00  Please visit to apply.   
 Application deadline is June 19, 2018.
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017

United Energy Workers Healthcare Scholarship

The UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship is now available to any high school senior nationwide.  The award amount is $1,000 and the application can be found at  The deadline to apply is July 31, 2018.  Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship has just launched it 4th annual Asprigin Nurse Scholarship. $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.  Open to high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.  Application deadline is August 31, 2018.    To find detailed information and the scholarship form visit Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017

ShoesTracker Scholarship

The ShoesTracker $2000 scholarship to help students save money on their education and draw attention to an often ignored issue: foot pain and health. More information and the scholarship application can be found at  Application deadline is September 9, 2018. Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

AES Scholarship

Visit to apply for the AES Scholarship.    Deadline is October 6, 2018. Posted on Thursday, December 7, 2017

ACT for Juniors

The ACT will be given to all juniors on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, at the high school.

National ACT Test Dates

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