External Scholarships | SKYCTC

External Scholarships

  • The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's scholarships are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who have a breadth of interests, work hard, demonstrate a strong will to succeed, and have financial need
  • The Undergraduate Transfer scholarship honors excellence by supporting outstanding community college students with financial need to transfer to and complete their bachelor's degrees at the nation's top four-year colleges and universities
  • Find more information Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
  • Recipients of the scholarship must be enrolled in one of the programs listed and maintain at least a 2.0.
  • The scholarship pays for tuition and up to $758 in incidental expenses (must provide receipt).
  • No degree requirements or limitations.
  • Qualified Programs
    • Machine Tool Operator
    • Machine Tool Operator II
    • CNC Operator II
    • Exploratory Machining I
    • CNC Machinist
    • Machinist
    • Tool and Die Apprentice
    • CNC Operator I
    • CNC Machining & Waterjet Tech
    • Comp Manufacturing & Machining
  • For more information, please visit kctcs.edu/xometry

This scholarship program provides college access and promotes undergraduate student success for displaced students. For this program, a “displaced student” is a student of any age who is a foreign national who has received U.S. asylum or submitted a U.S. asylum application, or is a resettled refugee, or is in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status, humanitarian parole, or through special immigrant visa.

Additional Scholarship Criteria includes that the student:

  • Be in a credential-seeking program. Certificate programs are eligible.
  • Be enrolled in at least three credit hours of classes (a class is typically three credit hours).
  • Maintain a 2.0 cumulative GPA to be eligible for renewal.

To learn more or to apply for this scholarship, please complete the interest form below:

  • Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll as a full -time student at SKYCTC for the upcoming academic year
  • Must have a minimum high school GPA of 2.5
  • Offered to Service One members or family of member
  • Not available to Service One employees, immediate family member or employee or Board Member of Service One
  • To apply, go to Service One Credit Union after February 1
  • Open to incoming freshman who live in Warren County and attend one of the high schools in Bowling Green and Warren County
  • Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA or a minimum 21 ACT score
  • Recipient must begin classes at SKYCTC no later the fall semester following graduation, unless a circumstance beyond the students control prevents enrollment at the time. In that case recipient must enter SKYCTC by the spring semester of the following year or the scholarship will go to the first alternate.
  • Applicant must be the child of a Warren County Farm Bureau member who has held membership at least one year prior to application and remain such while the scholarship is in force
  • Must be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more) and be pursing an associate’s degree in one of the technical fields
  • Scholarship award is for two years and will be split between the four academic semesters
  • Student must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 after each semester and be enrolled full-time or forfeit the award
  • Recipient must show proof of GPA and enrollment to receive the second disbursement and be considered for future awards

Other Scholarship Resources

The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) publishes Kentucky Scholarships annually. It includes information on many Kentucky scholarships.

We encourage all students to apply for scholarships through multiple sources. Many civic, church, and business groups offer scholarships. Students should contact these local groups in their hometown area.

There are several scholarship search engines that students may use to search for regional or national scholarships. Some of these search engines are: