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Blue Grass Community Foundation Scholarships

Offered by Blue Grass Community Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Dec 18, 2023
Multiple awards worth

$1,000 - $10,000

Grade level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students

Application deadline:

March 4, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a current or incoming post-secondary student residing in Kentucky, or Lancaster County, Pennsylvania? If so, you may be eligible for some of the many Blue Grass Community Foundation Scholarships! There are a variety of scholarships available, offering between $1,000 and $10,000 per year. To find out more about each scholarship’s specific requirements, we recommend checking out their individual profiles on the Blue Grass Community Foundation website. Upon completing the General Application, students will be considered for each of the ~25 scholarships they may be eligible for. Applicants should bear in mind that, upon finishing the Common Application for the scholarships, they will be directed to the “Confirmation Page” where they may be instructed to submit additional application materials to be considered for the scholarships they qualify for.

If you do fit the criteria for any of the scholarships, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Blue Grass Community Foundation

The Blue Grass Community Foundation is where people go to give to enhance the quality of life in Central and Appalachia Kentucky. The Foundation works to connect charitable individuals, families, businesses, communities and nonprofit organizations with causes they care about to meet community needs and make a difference.

Eligibility information

Bear in mind that each individual scholarship has unique eligibility requirements. Below are just some of the general eligibility requirements for the BGCF scholarships.

Grade Level

High School Seniors, College & Graduate Students




Lancaster County

Application information

Applicants should bear in mind that each individual Blue Grass Community Foundation Scholarship may require additional application materials, on top of those listed below. For example, applicants who are specifically interested in being considered for the Monica Combs Memorial Scholarship must also submit one (1) letter of recommendation, in addition to the materials below.


Academic transcript

Resume or CV


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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Blue Grass Community Foundation Scholarships winner will be announced: May 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Blue Grass Community Foundation at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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