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Scholarship Opportunities

Apply for scholarships

Complete ONE Bluegrass general online application so we can consider you for the best scholarship match!

To be considered for a “financial need” scholarship, applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Complete the online general scholarship form and the scholarships that you qualify for will be awarded to you after consideration.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Financial Aid Office at

Apply for Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024

If you are applying for scholarships for the Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024 semesters, complete the new online scholarship form.

Tips before you begin

These tips apply only for if you are applying for Fall 2023 and/or Spring 2024

  • The new online scholarship application works best in the following web browsers:
    • Google Chrome
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Safari
    • Microsoft Edge.
  • Please, be sure to sign in with your full KCTCS username (example: – the “” is necessary) and password under the “Applicants and Administrators” tab.
    • New students will be able to access their username and password just a few days after submitting their initial Application for Admission. If you haven’t applied for admission yet, please do that before applying for scholarships!
    • If you need help with your login information, please contact
  • Once you’ve logged in and can view the new online scholarship application platform, to see only BCTC scholarship opportunities, you will need to use the filter option.
    • In the top right corner, there is a button that says “Show Filters.” Click that and then select “Bluegrass Community & Technical College.”

Available Scholarships

Bluegrass offers a variety of scholarships which vary from general to program specific. 

Although some scholarships are awarded based on financial need and/or GPA, many scholarships have other criteria. Please review scholarship opportunities below.

View Available Scholarships

Other Scholarship/Fund Opportunities

There are many websites available to students with useful scholarship information. Visit the following websites to search for scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Search Engines