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 BL-Scholarship@kctcs.edu.
Apply for Spring 2023
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
- Microsoft Edge.
- Please, be sure to sign in with your full KCTCS username (example: firstname.lastname@example.org – the “@kctcs.edu” 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 BL-ITSupport@kctcs.edu
- 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.”
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.
Other Scholarship/Fund Opportunities
There are many websites available to students with useful scholarship information. Visit the following websites to search for scholarship opportunities.
- ASPIRE (Academic Support Program Inspiring to Reach Excellence) Interest Form
- Bluegrass Workforce Scholars Program
- Federal Student Aid
- First Generation Women Achievers of the Bluegrass
- Karen and Stanley Pigman Engineering Technology Fund
- Kincaid Scholarship
- Science to Success Scholarship
- UK-BCTC Joint Engineering Program - Toyota Diversity Scholarship
- P.E.O. International
- TC Energy Scholarship
- Work Ready Kentucky