Scholarship Brochure

HOW TO APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. Complete the online scholarship application..  Complete the application after carefully reviewing eligibility requirements.
  2. Submit the completed application(s) by the posted deadline: March 1st

For information visit the Financial Aid web page or contact Financial Aid at Jefferson-FinancialAid@kctcs.edu

*Financial Need Considered

Scholarship applicants also must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the scholarship application deadline.

Application Deadline:  March 1

JEFFERSON EMPLOYEES

  • Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Horvath Academic Assistance Scholarship.
    • Open to regular full-time Jefferson employees enrolled in courses at Jefferson with a minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Awards are given to offset the cost of education, including books, childcare and supplies.
    • Applicants must submit a one-page essay describing their need

CHILDREN / GRANDCHILDREN OF JCTC EMPLOYEES

  • Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Horvath Tuition Scholarship.
    • Open to children and grandchildren of regular full-time Jefferson employees and to children and grandchildren of Jefferson retirees who A) are Jefferson applicants with a minimum 2.5 high school GPA, or B) are Jefferson students who have completed at least 12 credit hours with a cumulative minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Current high school students must submit valid and dated high school transcript.

CHILDREN / GRANDCHILDREN OF PNC EMPLOYEES

  • PNC Bank Scholarship.
    • Open to new Jefferson students who can demonstrate, through previous academic achievements, a capability of doing college work; and/or current students with a maintained minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • Preference given to employees of PNC Bank, or spouses and children of PNC Bank employees.
    • Must submit a valid and date high school transcript.
    • Must demonstrate financial need.*

TWO-YEAR CAREER PROGRAM

  • Philip Morris Career Scholarship.
    • Open to Jefferson students who have not been enrolled in any school for at least the last 12 months.
    • Must be enrolled in a two-year career program and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Must demonstrate financial need. *

TEXTBOOKS

  • PNC Bank Textbook Fund.
    • Open to students enrolled full-time (min. of 12 cr. hrs.) at Jefferson who have earned a min. 3.0 GPA.
    • Transferring or incoming high school students must submit a valid transcript to verify GPA

KCTCS SCHOLARSHIPS

    • KCTCS COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIP
      • Estimated award up to $1500/semester
      • Open to Kentucky residents, enrolled at least part-time and are current year, or high school graduates within the last two years, in the top quartile of their high school graduating class or who have an ACT score of 24 (or equivalent) and a cumulative high school GPA of 3.50.
      • A valid and dated high school transcript must be attached to the application.
    • KCTCS PNC FOUNDATION SKILLED WORKFORCE INVESTMENT SCHOLARSHIP
      • Open to Jefferson students enrolled in high-wage, high-demand workforce development programs and/or who plan to transfer to a Kentucky four year university to earn a baccalaureate degree.
      • Preference will be given to student from low-moderate income households as demonstrated by application for financial aid and to student enrolled in Industrial Maintenance, the Engineering Technologies, HVAC, and Industrial Chemical Technologies.
    • KCTCS PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
      • Estimated award - $1500/ semester
      • Open to students at Jefferson who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
      • Must demonstrate financial need.*
    • KCTCS WORKFORCE TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
      • This scholarship provides awards to eligible 1st year students for two consecutive academic years.
      • Students must enter KCTCS in good academic standing and must maintain a grade point average that is reasonable to promote student academic success and transfer.
      • Recipients must plan to earn an associate degrees (AA, AS, or AAS) at KCTCS and to transfer to an accredited Kentucky public or independent four-year institution.
      • Application for these scholarships can be found on the Jefferson Financial Aid webpage under KCTCS

HEALTHCARE

  • Robert (Bobby) Baumgardner Endowed Scholarship for Nursing.
    • Open to JCTC students enrolled in the second year of the Associate Degree of Nursing (ADN) Program and who have achieved a minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Anne Biven Nursing Textbook Fund.
    • Provides funding toward books for one semester.
    • Open to students enrolled in the Jefferson Associate Degree of Nursing program.
    • Financial need considered.*
  • Elizabeth Browning Adams Memorial Scholarship.
    • Open to Nursing students with minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need and engage in regular community service.
  • Norton Healthcare Scholarship.
    • Open to students enrolled in Nursing or Allied Health programs.

EDUCATION/EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

  • Barbara Plum Memorial Scholarship.
    • Open to fulltime students enrolled in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or part-time ECE students who have completed at least 9 credit hours and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
    • Must demonstrate financial need.*
  • Dr. Alice Howry James Memorial Scholarship.
    • Open to students enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program.
    • Must have completed at least 6 credit hours prior to application, must carry at least 9 credit hours during the semester of award, and have a career goal in education.
  • N.O. Kimbler Memorial Scholarship.
    • Fall Semester.
    • Open to Jefferson students pursuing a career in teaching.
    • Must be a currently enrolled student with 25 Jefferson credit hours, and have maintained a 3.0 GPA.
    • Financial need considered.

OFFICE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY

  • Imogene Kelly Memorial Scholarship.
    • Open to Jefferson student enrolled in the Office Systems Technology (OST) program.
    • Must have a 2.5 GPA, with at least 15 completed hours and demonstrated financial need.*

ENGINEERING OR INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Lubrizol Foundation Scholarship.
    • Open to students entering the Engineering Technology or Industrial Chemical Technology Programs in the upcoming fall semester and are currently in good academic standing.
    • If you are a spring 2015 high school graduate or have not attended Jefferson, you must submit a valid and dated transcript with your application.

BUSINESS

  • National City Bank Scholarship.
    • Open to new Jefferson students who can demonstrate through previous academic achievements, a capability of doing college work; and/or current Jefferson students with a maintained minimum 3.5 GPA.
    • Preference is given to students pursuing a career in business.
    • Students must submit a valid and dated high school transcript.

FINE ARTS

  • Phyllis Krantz Memorial Scholarship.
    • Open to students with a declared major in Fine Arts.
    • Must be currently enrolled with at least 15 credit hours completed, including 6 credit hours in studio art.
    • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
    • Applicants must submit a portfolio to be judged by faculty members in the Fine Arts program.
    • Financial need considered.*
  • Jefferson Studio Art Scholarship.
    • Open to an incoming freshman student who has achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 and has declared a major in Studio Art.
    • The scholarship will be awarded based on a competitive art portfolio evaluation by the Jefferson Art Scholarship Committee.
  • Rose Marie Crask Art History Scholarship.
    • Open to students with a declared major in Art History and who have completed 30 hours of college credits with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and demonstrate financial need.

SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • The Steinberg Family Scholarship.
    • Open to students enrolled in a Social Science program with at least 24 completed credit hours and minimum 3.0 GPA.

SOUTHWEST CAMPUS

  • The Pat Drago Memorial Scholarship.
    • Open to students not enrolled in college for at least one year and whose primary campus of enrollment is the Southwest Campus at Jefferson.
    • Financial need considered.*

SINGLE PARENTS

  • The Highland Woman s Club Endowed Scholarship.
    • Open to single parents, head of household, with dependent children, who are enrolled full-time at Jefferson and demonstrate financial need.*
    • Must submit a copy of the most recent year s tax filings.

CHASE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Fall Semester
  • Open to new or current students who demonstrate through previous achievements a capability of doing college work.
  • Current or former Jefferson students must have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • New students must submit a valid and dated high school transcript.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.*

JEFFERSON COMMUNITY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

  • Open to students who have completed 25 credit hours at Jefferson.
  • Must maintain a 3.5 GPA.

JEFFERSON JUBILEE SCHOLARSHIP

  • Open to students enrolled in any area of study on any campus that have achieved and maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Additionally, one Jubilee scholarship will be awarded to a student in each of the following programs:
    • Healthcare,
    • Culinary Arts, and
    • Business.
  • Applicants must submit a brief statement of need that meets the following requirements:
    • Must be typed and double spaced
    • Provide your current area of study
    • Explain your education and career goals
    • Describe your financial need
    • Explain how this scholarship could assist you in reaching your career/educational goals
  • Preference will be given to students not eligible for other financial assistance; however, all students meeting the criteria are encouraged to apply.

JOHN T. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP

  • Estimated award - $500/ semester
  • Open to African-American Kentucky residents enrolled at Jefferson.
  • Must maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and be enrolled for at least 6 credit hours during the semester of the award.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.*

T. STEVE YEAGER SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

  • Open to currently enrolled, African-American students with 15 credit hours and a minimum 3.25 GPA.
  • Preference given to students enrolled in a two-year technical program.
  • Financial need considered.*