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What's New and Due in February



      What’s Due


Reminder  -  Feb. 1st through Feb 15th were listed last month


Pay careful attention to deadlines – DO NOT be late – it is your responsibility to have all application and scholarships materials to the intended institutions by the stated deadlines (pay attention if it says received by or postmarked by).  Also, check under the website www.laurel.kyschools.us; North Laurel High; Guidance; and local, state, and national scholarship opportunities for a complete listing of community scholarships and deadlines.  For additional scholarships, you can do the Scholarship Selector on your ILP or go to www.fastweb.com for a large list of available national scholarships.

February 1, 2018      Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Scholarships for Civil Engineering  $5300 per semester to apply towards tuition, books, etc. – For information, contact Cherie Mertz, Scholarship Program Coordinator at 502-564-4610 for more information


February 1, 2018         Kentucky Transportation Civil Engineering Technology Program is for students interested in pursuing an associate’s degree in civil engineering technology at Big Sandy Community College or Bluegrass Community College – students receive $2500 per semester – For information, contact Cherie Mertz, Scholarship Program Coordinator at 502-564-4610


February 15, 2018             Stepping-Stone Scholarship

 One $4000 four-year renewable award to a graduating senior from Knox or Laurel County.  For an application, go to www.easttennesseefoundation.org. Applicants should pay careful attention to guidelines and make sure they meet all requirements.  Financial need is necessary


February 15, 2017     National Propane Gas Foundation Scholarship Fund – applicant

must be a high school senior with at least a 2.6 or above, plan on

attending college full time in the fall, and is a dependent child of   an employee of a member of the National Propane Gas Association.  For an application, go to www.npga.org/scholarship.


February 15, 2017       University of Louisville deadline for admissions

February 17, 2017       University of Kentucky Alumni Association Scholarship deadline

                                    Application available on-line at t; keyword:  Scholarships

                                    Requirements:  2.5 GPA and a minimum ACT of 22

February 25, 2017       Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Sweet 16 Scholarship

                                    Any senior student-athlete that participates in any KHSAA sanctioned sport/sport activity.  Scholarship is based on excellence in three areas – Academic Achievement, Leadership, and Community Service.  Applications are available in Mrs. Gaynor’s office.


February 28, 2016       University of Pikeville School of Osteopathic Medicine summer program – two-week residential program for students who are considering a career as a physician


February 28, 2017       Berea College Admissions deadline


February 28, 2017      NIAAA Student Athlete Scholarship – Requirements include:  students must have participated in two sports for at least two year in each sport, earned a varsity letter in two sports, have an ACT of 24, and ranked in the top 25% of class.  Applications available at www.niaaa.com and search for Scholarship



February 28, 2017       KY Farm Bureau Scholarship deadline  

Applications available at www.kyfb.com/scholarships.   You can also get one in Mrs. Gaynor’s office.  Applicants must have a 3.5 GPA or a minimum of 23 ACT score

March 1, 2017           Northern Kentucky Honors Program Deadline


March 1, 2017             Somerset Community College Scholarship deadline

Scholarship page is located at http://www.somerset.kctcs.edu/en/Costs_and_Financial_Aid/Scholarships.aspx



March 6, 2017            University of Kentucky Freshmen Summer Program – six-week residential academic enrichment program designed to orient first- year students to academic and student life at UK.  Students will be able to earn up to six hours; register for fall classes early; and meet other incoming first year students, UK faculty and staff. Apply on-line at:  http://www.uky.edu/Diversity/CARES/fsp.html


March 15, 2017           Morehead State University Admission and Scholarship deadline


March 16, 2016           KAPE 2012 Scholarships - Kentucky Association of Professional Educators – Family Member Scholarship - One $500.00 scholarship to a graduating senior who is recommended by a parent of family member, has a 3.5 gpa, and plans on furthering his/her education at a post-secondary institution. Applications available at www.kentuckyteachers.org





March 17, 2017      Big Ass Fans Scholarship – must be a Kentucky resident, unweighted GPA of 3.7, ACT composite of 27

Application and requirements can be found at:  bigassfans.com/big-ass-scholars


Student Scholarship Search – For additional scholarship opportunities, go to http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship.php    There are many scholarships listed at this web-site ranging from $500.00 and up.   Remember – you should never have to pay for a scholarship or scholarship search