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There are many scholarships for Louisville students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Louisville, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Louisville students in the following categories:

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Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 01, 2024
$25,000
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche $25,000 Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$25,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $25,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Mar 29, 2024
$1,000
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
$2,500
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
$1,000
Scholarship Eligibility:A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2024.B) This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org. In order to apply for our scholarship follow these instructions:1. Go to www.facebook.com/myscholarships and place a comment on any post you see answering the question:In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve...

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Ahrens Educational Resource Center Atherton High School Ballard High Ballard High School Barret Traditional Middle School Breckinridge Metropolitan High School Brown School Buechel Metropolitan High School Butler Traditional High School Carrithers Middle School Central High School Conway Middle School Doss High Doss High School Magnet Career Academy Dupont Manual High Dupont Manual High School Eastern High Farnsley Middle School Fern Creek High School Fern Creek Traditional High School Georgia Chaffee Tapp-Westport Alternative High School Highland Middle School Iroquois High Iroquois High School Iroquois Middle School Magnet Career Academy Jefferson County High School Jefferson County Traditional Middle School Jeffersontown High School Johnson Traditional Middle School Kammerer Middle School Kennedy Metro Middle School Knight Middle School Lassiter Middle School Liberty High School Louisville Male High School Mary Ryan Academy Special Education Meyzeek Middle School Moore Traditional School Myers Middle School Newburg Middle School Noe Middle School Pleasure Ridge Park High Pleasure Ridge Park High School Magnet Career Academy Robert Frost Middle School Seneca High Seneca High School Magnet Career Academy Shawnee High School Magnet Career Academy Southern High School Southern High School Magnet Career Academy Southern Leadership Academy Stuart Middle School Thomas Jefferson Middle School Valley High School Valley Traditional High School Waggener High School Waggener Traditional High School Western High School Western Middle School Western Mst Magnet High School Westport Traditional Middle & Fine Arts Academy

The city of Louisville, Kentucky is situated in the County of Jefferson and serves as its county seat. Since the year 2003, the borders of the city have been coterminous with the borders of the county. According to the census of 2010, the population of Louisville was roughly 863,600. Louisville is famous for being the site of the Kentucky Derby. This is the 1st of 3 yearly thoroughbred horse races which make up the Triple Crown. During the 19th century, Louisville was an essential internal shipping port.

Louisville is situated in the north-central area of Kentucky, on the Ohio River. It is located at the Falls of the Ohio River and is a very picturesque location. The Louisville metropolitan area includes counties within Southern Indiana and thus, the metropolitan area is often called "Kentuckiana." The border between Kentucky and Indiana is formed by the river. People who reside within Louisville are called a "Louisvillian."

The city boasts various cultural influences from the Mid-west and the South, though it is situated in a southern state. Louisville is usually referred to as the nation's northernmost Southern city or southernmost Northern city.

The history of Louisville extends over a few hundred years and is an area that is greatly influenced by its location and geography. For example, the rapids of the Falls of the Ohio River made a barrier for river travel and thus, settlements grew up at this stopping point caused by this natural formation.

The very first European community near the modern day city of Louisville was Corn Island. Col. George Rogers Clark established the settlement in 1778. He is the man who has been credited as being the founder of Louisville and many landmarks within the area have been named to honor him.

Cargo and shipping industries dominated the early economy of Louisville. Due to Louisville's unique central site, and location near the Ohio Falls, makes it the most ideal place for transferring cargo which is moving onto various cities. Crucial links in rail and water transportation comprise the Louisville and Nashville Railroad and the Louisville and Portland Canal. Even today, the city of Louisville is an integral part of the shipping business since the presence of the Worldport global air-freight hub is located at the Louisville International Airport.

Louisville was additionally home to Brown & Williamson for numerous years. This corporation was the 3rd largest tobacco maker before its merger with R.J. Reynolds during the year 2004. After the merger, the newly formed conglomerate went by the name Reynolds American Company Brown & Williamson. This particular corporation was amongst the subjects of the scandals of the tobacco business in the 1990s. These scandals became the focus of a motion picture called the Insider. It was shot during the year 1999 around the Louisville region. There are 2 major Ford plants as well as a major General Electric appliance factory also located in the vicinity.

Nearly 33% of all bourbon whiskey produced in the nation is produced in the city of Louisville. The Brown-Forman Corporation is one of the major bourbon makers which also has its corporate head office in Louisville. There are additional key distilleries of bourbon found within the nearby cities within Kentucky State and within the city of Louisville.