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Financial Aid and Scholarships

At UK Paducah, our students are able to stack scholarships from UK-Paducah scholarships & West Kentucky Community and Technical College Scholarships. We want to give you the extra financial edge you need to succeed! Be sure to discuss financial aid opportunities with our staff when you contact us or come in for a visit.

For Incoming Students Students (Deadline: March 1)

1.)  Generous four-year scholarships are available through the College of Engineering Extended Campus Program in Paducah. The largest scholarship is the J.M. Harper Memorial Scholarship. Learn more about Mr. Harper here.

The UK COE 2021-22 Scholarship Application can be printed, completed, and mailed to:

University of Kentucky
P.O. Box 7380
Paducah, KY 42002-7380

2.) Numerous academic and need-based awards are also available from WKCTC. You can apply for their scholarships through their online scholarship applicationNOTEStudents must sign and return the acceptance letter sent from WKCTC in order to receive automatic scholarships!


For Sophomore and Junior Students (Deadline: March 1)

1.) To be considered for UK-Paducah Awards, complete the Current Student Application by March 1 and return it to the Student Services Office.

2.) To be considered for WKCTC Scholarships through the Paducah Junior College Foundation, complete their online scholarship application. In addition to numerous UK Paducah and WKCTC scholarships, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply for the Trustees Scholarship for use at the Paducah campus.


Additional Scholarship Opportunity

ScholarshipUniverse (SU). SU is an online scholarship platform that matches students to relevant, vetted external scholarship opportunities. Each external scholarship opportunity a student sees on SU has gone through an extensive vetting process to ensure the scholarship is offered through a reliable and authentic source. It’s currently open to current UK students and admitted prospective students. You can access it here: https://www.uky.edu/financialaid/ScholarshipUniverse.