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SKYCTC Scholarships

Application Requirements

  • Apply Online beginning October 1 for the following fall/spring semesters
  • Deadline for all applications is March 1
  • Scholarship applicants must have a FAFSA on file
  • Must be seeking a credential at SKYCTC and meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress
  • Write an Exceptional Essay
  • All documents must be returned to the SKYCTC Foundation Office located in building H

High School Seniors:

  • You must have the Counselor Verification Form completed.
  • Have your high school counselor complete the form.
  • Obtain an official seventh-semester transcript (schools using block schedules should provide a transcript as of December 31) and a copy of your ACT scores from your high school.
  • All information (counselor verification, transcript, ACT) must be received by the Foundation Office by the stated deadline.
  • Student musts be enrolled in the Welding Technology program
  • Student must be enrolled at least part time with 12 credit hours accumulated
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA overall
  • Recipient must reapply each semester
  • Open to both first-time and current SKYCTC students, full or part-time
  • Preference will be given to applicants having a 3.0 GPA or greater (high school or college) and/or the highest test scores (ACT, Compass,etc.)
  • Must complete FAFSA, first priority for financial need
  • Available to female Warren County residents
  • Preference given to a non-traditional student, enrolled at least part-time
  • Selection will be based on financial need
  • Available to students from Bowling Green-Warren County pursuing an Electrical or HVAC certificate or degree
  • Must complete FAFSA, priority will be given for financial need.
  • Student must be enrolled in Culinary Arts program
  • Student must be enrolled full time with at least 12 credit hours accumulated
  • Minimum 2.75 GPA overall
  • Award amounts vary per academic year
  • Must be a Kentucky resident who are U.S. citizens and desire to pursue a post-secondary education and training at any of the SKYCTC Campuses
  • Have and maintain a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled at least part-time (6 credit hours or more)
  • Priority is given for financial need and only applied to the extent that financial aid does not cover tuition, fees and textbook expenses.
  • First preference is given to students involved in the Fire Rescue Science Technology, Paramedic or Nursing Programs 
  • Kentucky residents who graduate in the top 25% of their high school class
  • Must be enrolled at least part-time time are eligible to apply for this nonrenewable, one-year tuition scholarship
  • Priority is given to high school graduates; however, previous graduates may apply
  • Recipients may apply for a second-year award provided they have successfully completed at least 24 credit hours at SKYCTC and have maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average
  • Award amounts vary per academic year 

SKYCTC is the most affordable option for higher education in Kentucky. Students who meet the following criteria are eligible for the DC to Finish Scholarship, which provides the opportunity to complete a college degree completely tuition-free!

DC to Finish Scholarship Criteria
SKYCTC Dual Credit Hours Completed SKYCTC Dual Credit GPA % of Full Time Tuition Covered
9+ 4.00 100%
9+ 3.75 - 3.99 75%
9+ 3.50 - 3.74 50%
9+ 3.00 - 3.49 25%

*Criteria for high school seniors entering SKYCTC for fall 2020 is different. Please contact SKY-DualCredit@kctcs.edu for details.

DC to Finish Details

  • The scholarship is renewable for two years after high school graduation, or until completion of an associate degree, whichever comes first.
  • Eligibility begins the semester immediately following high school graduation. A break in full-time SKYCTC enrollment ends eligibility.
  • The most recent college GPA determines eligibility for continuing semesters (see chart). Scholarship percentages may decrease based on GPA, but may not increase.
  • The scholarship is for full-time college students (at least 12-credit hours per semester).
  • The deadline to complete the scholarship application is March 1 of the student’s senior year.

If you have questions contact January Shuler at SKY-DualCredit@kctcs.edu.

  • Student must be enrolled at least part time
  • Recipient must reapply each semester
  • Maintain 2.0 GPA
  • Selection will be based upon financial need
  • Must be a first year student enrolled in the Culinary Arts degree program
  • Academic competence and financial need will be considered
  • Scholarship to assist with purchase of initial student culinary supplies/uniform
  • Open to any incoming or current SKYCTC students
  • Student must be enrolled full time
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 high school or 3.0 college GPA. Students who have completed the GED must have met college level benchmark scores
  • Student must demonstrate financial need
  • On award will be based on campus leadership and involvement 
  • Applicant must be a Franklin/Simpson County resident
  • Student must be enrolled at least part-time and have accumulated 12 credit hours
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA overall
  • Student must demonstrate the need of financial assistance
  • Recipient must reapply each semester 
  • Open to Franklin Simpson High School students who are pursuing a degree at SKYCTC.
  • Preference given to those majoring in a STEM field
  • Priority given to participants in the Bridge Academy
  • Scholarship will be divided between the fall and spring semesters 
  • Available for a first-time SKYCTC student
  • Student must have a cumulative high school or college GPA of 2.5
  • Student must have completed the admission process at SKYCTC and be enrolled full-time 
  • Student must attend a Warren County SKYCTC campus
  • Student must have accumulated 12 credit hours
  • Student must have a minimum 2.5 GPA overall
  • Student must demonstrate financial need and the potential for achieving academic success
  • The applicants must submit a letter or recommendation from a current faculty member or advisor
  • Open to Logan County High School students who are pursuing a degree at SKYCTC
  • Student must have and maintain a 2.5 GPA or greater (high school or college)
  • The applicant should exhibit good character
  • Must complete FAFSA, first priority will be given for financial need
  • Student must be enrolled at least part time in the Allied Health or Nursing programs
  • Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall
  • Recipients will be determined based on financial need
  • Student shall have one or more clinical rotations at Greenview Hospital
  • Award amounts vary per academic year
  • First priority is given to students from Butler or Logan counties
  • Student must be enrolled at least part-time and maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher 
  • Student must be enrolled in the Welding Technology program
  • Student must be enrolled at least part-time with 12 credit hours accumulated
  • Maintain a 2.5 GPA overall
  • Recipient must reapply each year
  • Available to African-American Kentucky residents who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and demonstrate a need for financial support
  • One-year, nonrenewable tuition scholarship can be pro-rated for less-than-full-time students
  • Recipients may apply for a second year award provided they maintain a grade point average of 2.5 or higher
  • Award amounts vary per academic year 
  • At least one student in each of the 16 KCTCS college districts will be selected to receive a $2500 scholarship to cover tuition, books, and other educational expenses
  • Recipients must be a Kentucky resident
  • Must attend school full time, pursue an associate degree
  • Must be a single working parent with one or more children under the age of 12
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning and potential for academic success
  • Demonstrate financial need not met by other sources
  • This scholarship is automatically renewable for the second year provided the student meets satisfactory academic progress criteria and remains enrolled full time 
  • Available to an area high school senior interested in pursuing a degree in Culinary Arts at SKYCTC
  • Must have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA and have achieved required ACT or Compass test scores to be considered program ready
  • Applicant must have been involved in Consumer Family Science or Culinary Arts program during high school
  • Must complete FAFSA, priority will be given for financial need 
  • Student must be a Kentucky resident and enrolled full-time
  • Student must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall
  • Preference will be  given to African-American students pursuing a degree or verification in Business Studies
  • Student must be enrolled in the SKYCTC/Glasgow Campus Practical Nursing program
  • Student must demonstrate the potential for achieving academic excellence
  • Open to any student from Scottsville-Allen County
  • Student must be enrolled at least part-time
  • Selection will be based upon financial need 
  • Franklin/Simpson County resident
  • Students must be enrolled at least part time and have accumulated 12 credit hours
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA overall
  • Student must demonstrate the need of financial assistance
  • Recipient must reapply each year
     
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) in the Electrical Technology program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall
  • First preference will be given to students from the Franklin-Simpson High School
  • Student should provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Open to any student attending SKYCTC to earn a degree or certificate in Electrical Technology
  • Recipient must reapply each year in order to be considered by the Scholarship Committee for a second year award 
  • Students must be a US Citizen AND KY resident
  • Student must have accumulated 12 credit hours at SKYCTC
  • Award amounts vary per academic year and application merit
  • Student must demonstrate the need of financial assistance
  • National City Bank (PNC) awards students $250 scholarships to assist with textbook expenses
  • Applicants must be from low/moderate income households
  • Recommendations from Southcentral Kentucky Community
  • Technical College are forwarded to the KCTCS Scholarship Committee for final selection
  • Available to SKYCTC students who have completed 12 hours and are pursuing an Associate in Arts degree
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 overall
  • Student must present an art portfolio or one-page essay discussing art and career to the SKYCTC Art Club and faculty sponsor
  • Contact David Jones before applying 
  • Available to students pursuing a Business Administration Systems or Medical Information Technology degree.
  • Student must be enrolled full-time and have completed 12 credit hours at SKYCTC with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Must complete FAFSA, priority will be given for financial need 
  • These prestigious, nonrenewable scholarships are merit-based awards available to full-time students pursuing a diploma or degree
  • These scholarships are based upon academic excellence, past work performance, involvement in extracurricular or community activities, overall student character and/or financial need
  • Applicants must have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.2 (high school or college)
  • ACT composite score of 21 OR a COMPASS sum of 171 points 
  • First preference will be given to family members of Rick Dockery
  • Second preference will be given to applicants from Butler County who are pursuing a degree or certificate in Welding
  • Student must be enrolled at least part-time and maintain a 2.0 GPA 
  • Student must be a Bowling Green or Warren County high school graduate who desires to pursue a post-secondary education and training at any SKYCTC campuses within Warren County
  • Maintain 2.0 GPA overall
  • Student must demonstrate the need of financial assistance
  • Recipient must demonstrate the potential in achieving academic excellence
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours) in the Collision Repair program
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall
  • Priority will be given for financial need 
  • Preference will be given to Housing Authority residents; otherwise the scholarship will be available for Business Studies students
  • Student must demonstrate the potential for achieving academic success
  • Student must be enrolled full time and have accumulated 12 credit hours
  • Student must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.75 GPA overall 
  • Available to first-time SKYCTC students who have earned no more than twelve (12) college credit hours and have successfully completed high school or earned a GED
  • Award(s) will be made to both full-time (at least 12 credit hours/semester) and part-time (at least 6 credit hours/semester) students based on availability of funds
  • Must complete FAFSA, priority will be given for financial need
  • Open to SKYCTC students who are pursuing an Associate of Arts degree with a sociology pathway
  • Applicant must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater and financial need
  • Must write a one-page essay discussing why they chose a Sociology
  • Pathway and explaining how the scholarship would benefit them, along with completing the SKYCTC general scholarship application
  • Contact Bertena Varney before applying
  • Available to SKYCTC students enrolled in the Automotive Technology and Collision Repair programs
  • Students must be a Kentucky resident and enrolled full-time (at least 12 credit hours)
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall
  • Must complete FAFSA, priority will be given for financial need 
  • Open to any incoming or current SKYCTC students
  • Student must be enrolled full time
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 high school or 3.0 college GPA
  • Students who have completed the GED must have met college level benchmark scores
  • Student must demonstrate financial need
  • On award will be based on campus leadership and involvement
  • Available to SKYCTC students who have successfully completed the first semester of either the HVAC or Welding program
  • Must be enrolled at least part-time and be in good standing with a cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Priority will be given to Stewart Richey Construction employees or children of employees
  • Scholarship funds are awarded for books and tuition only and will be paid over the course of three semesters ($500/semester)
  • Recipient will be required to participate in a 16-hour job shadow program in the selected trade area at Stewart Richey Construction during the award period
  • Applicant must complete the FAFSA
  • Student must be a U.S. Citizen, a resident of Kentucky and must reside in the BRADD district
  • Student must be enrolled in any skilled trade or technical program and be pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree at SKYCTC
  • Student must provide a letter of recommendation from a faculty member, counselor or employer
  • Student must volunteer 20 hours at any Humane Society. Hours must be documented and signed by a Humane Society employee
  • Student must submit an essay (200 to 300 words) describing themselves, financial need, how volunteering at the Humane Society impacted them and their career goals
  • This scholarship requires a separate application, please contact the SKYCTC Foundation.
  • Established by Dr. Bharat Mody
  • Open to students from Allen, Barren, Metcalfe or Monroe Counties
  • First preference is given to Surgical Technology students; if none available will go to Allied Health/Nursing program students
  • Student must be enrolled full time with 12 credit hours accumulated
  • Must have 3.0 GPA overall