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Merit Scholarships

High School Seniors

Current high school seniors are eligible for Merit scholarships at WKCTC if

  1. A complete scholarship application is submitted.
  2. An official seventh-semester transcript and ACT score has been submitted with the Counselor Verification Form.
  3. They meet additional GPA/ACT, class rank or National Merit requirements listed below.
  4. They are a full-time student. 
    NOTE:  Academic scholarships pay for WKCTC credits only. 

KCTCS Commonwealth Scholarship (Full Tuition*)

Available to a valedictorian of a public Kentucky high school (as of the seventh semester/December 31 for schools using block scheduling).  This scholarship may be renewed for a second consecutive year depending on academic performance.

National Merit Scholarship ($2,000)

Available to all National Merit Finalists and Semi-Finalists.  This scholarship is in addition to other awards received.  This scholarship may be renewed for a second consecutive year depending on academic performance.

Presidential Scholarship (Full Tuition*) 

Available to all students who meet the GPA/ACT noted below.  This scholarship may be renewed for a second consecutive year depending on academic performance.

Trustee's Scholarship (75% of Full Tuition*)

Available to all students who meet the GPA/ACT noted below.  This scholarship may be renewed for a second consecutive year depending on academic performance.

Academic Excellence Scholarship (50% of Full Tuition*)

Available to all students who meet the GPA/ACT noted below.  This scholarship may be renewed for a second consecutive year depending on academic performance.

Beiderwell I Scholarship (25% of Full Tuition*)

Available to all students who meet the GPA/ACT noted below.  This scholarship may be renewed for a second consecutive year depending on academic performance.  More information will be available November 2011. 

Currently Enrolled WKCTC Students

Currently enrolled WKCTC students are eligible for Merit scholarships at WKCTC if:

  1. A complete scholarship application is submitted.
  2. They have a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or above.
  3. They have completed a minimum of 24 and no more than 35 graded college hours (PCC and WKCTC credits apply.  Developmental classes excluded.)
  4. They are a full-time student.