Scholarship Opportunities Listing | WKCTC

Scholarship Opportunities Listing

D.H Anderson Scholarship

Available to a technical student who meets the general scholarship criteria.

 

Baptist Health Cancer Care & Blood Disorders

Available to an allied health program student who demonstrates financial need. Student must be a Kentucky resident.

 

Fred & Mary Barber Scholarship

Available to a female student admitted to the nursing program (RN) who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to minority candidates.

 

George E. Beiderwell Scholarship

Available to a student who meets with general scholarship criteria, minimum 3.0 GPA, and lives in one of the Purchase Area counties of Kentucky.

 

James & Audelle Biggs Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the surgical technology program.

 

Donald & Kevin Blythe Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to surgical technology or African-American students and Kentucky residents.

 

James C. Bowling Scholarship

Available to students who meet the general scholarship criteria.

 

Brockenborough Engineering Scholarship

Available to a pre-engineering (mechanical or chemical) student.

 

Dr. C Dale Brown Medical Imaging Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the radiography program.

 

Calvert City Community Advisory Team Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the WKCTC Industrial Maintenance Technician program. Candidates may be full or part-time students. Candidates must have a minimum 2.50 GPA and demonstrate academic progress as indicated by the program director.

 

Kenny Carpenter Memorial Scouting Scholarship

Available to a student who demonstrates financial need. Student must demonstrate past or present involvement with an area scouting organization.

 

Mary Louise Carpenter Scholarship

Available to a female student admitted to the nursing program (RN) who demonstrates financial need. Student must have school age children.

 

James T. Carter Scholarship

Available to a student studying humanities.

 

Noble & Garline Clark Scholarship

Available to a McCracken or Graves county high school graduate who is majoring in business and plans on transferring to a four-year university.

 

Keith Cooper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student currently enrolled in the WKCTC welding program and in their final semester/year of earning a diploma. Candidates may also be enrolled in pipe classes that are not eligible for financial aid. Candidates may be part-time students and must have a minimum 2.50 GPA.

 

Donald & Rosella Crecelius Scholarship

Available to a pre-engineering student or a student admitted to the nursing program (RN). Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Garvin & Sylvia Curd Scholarship

Available to a single, female, head of household that is a Kentucky resident. Student must demonstrate financial need and have an academic record that demonstrates their interest in achieving and academic goal.

 

Nat Dortch Sr. Scholarship

Available to a student studying science or geology.

 

Gene & Ann Edwards Engineering

Available to a pre-engineering student.

 

Jack Faughn Scholarship

Available to a cosmetology student.

 

Arthur & Wanda Feather Scholarship

Available to junior or senior engineering students at University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering campus at WKCTC. Junior applicants must have a 3.50 GPA with 50 hours of completed coursework at WKCTC. Senior applicants must have a 3.00 GPA with 50 hours of completed coursework at WKCTC.

 

Merle Fowler Family Scholarship

Available to a student in good academic standing and enrolled in nursing or surgical technology programs. Funds applied to cost of preservation classes.

 

Kim Godby Memorial Scholarship

Available to non-traditional, female students returning to school after raising a family. Candidates should have children in or above 6th grade. Candidates may be full or part-time students. Candidates should write a brief statement detailing the reason(s) for returning to school and the anticipated outcome(s) of completing their education.

 

Good Ole Boys/Russ Chittenden Scholarship

Available to pre-engineering students.

 

Mary Rose Greenberg Scholarship

Available to students who meet the general scholarship criteria.

 

Fern Hamblin Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student studying culinary arts.

 

B.A. Hamilton Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the collision repair technology program. Preference given to African-American students. Students enrolled in automotive technology may be eligible if there is no qualified applicant from collision repair technology.

 

Jim Harper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student in WKCTC’s Machine Tool Technology program. Candidates should be non-traditional and may be full-time or part-time students.

 

Harper Industries Scholarship

Available to students who meet the general scholarship criteria with preference given to children of employees of Harper Industries, employees of Harper Industries, or spouses of employees of Harper Industries.

 

William G. Haus Scholarship

Available to a graduate of Marshall County High School majoring in pre-engineering.

 

Dr. James Hawkins

Available to a student studying education.

 

Hites Family Foundation Scholarship

Available to student transferring to a regionally accredited 4-year university having completed 50 hours at WKCTC. Must have GPA of 3.50 or higher.

 

Harry M. Hogan Trust Scholarship

Available to residents of McCracken county who demonstrate financial need.

 

Hough Scholarship

Available to students who meet the general scholarship criteria, with preference given to nursing or engineering students.

 

Institute Supply Management of Western Kentucky Scholarship

Preference given to students studying a business-related program who demonstrate financial need.

 

Instrument Systems & Automation Society Scholarship

Available to a technical student in an automation, electrical or process program and pre-engineering students who demonstrate financial need. Student much be a resident of western Kentucky.

 

KCTCS John T. Smith Scholarship

Available to a Kentucky resident. NOTE: Minimum GPA is 2.50. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 hours.

 

KCTCS Commonwealth Scholarship

Available to qualifying incoming high school graduates who meet Merit Grid criteria.

 

KCTCS Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels Scholarship

Available to a Kentucky resident who is a single working parent with one or more children under the age of 12. Student must demonstrate financial need and an enthusiasm for learning and potential academic success.

 

KCTCS Presidential Scholarship

Available to qualifying incoming high school graduates who meet Merit Grid criteria.

 

KCTCS Workforce Development & Transfer Scholarship

Available to a student enrolled in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math), allied health, applied science, career pathway program or education. Student must be seeking and associate degree and be planning to transfer to a four-year institution to seek a bachelor degree.

 

N.O. Kimbler Scholarship

Available to a Kentucky resident who shows promise of becoming an excellent teacher.

 

Shirley Trail Lanier Scholarship

Available to a student enrolled in the WKCTC Cosmetology program. Student should demonstrate financial need and have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above.

 

Leadership Paducah Scholarship

Available to residents of McCracken, Ballard, Carlisle, Graves, Marshall, Livingston and Massac counties. Must be at least 21 years of age, have completed a minimum of 12 hours and demonstrate financial need. NOTE: Minimum GPA is 2.50.

 

John C. Leeper Pre-Chiropractic Scholarship

Available to a pre-chiropractic studies student. NOTE: Applicant must provide statement of mentorship from a certified chiropractor. Download form from the WKCTC scholarship website.

 

Dewey & Mary Lineberry Scholarship

Available to a student accepted into the nursing program (RN), a pre-engineering or UK engineering student. Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Lubrizol Foundation Scholarship

Available to UKCEP students studying chemical engineering. Must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours at WKCTC and have a minimum of GPA of 3.00.

 

Marvin Family Endowed Scholarship

Available to third- or fourth-year students of The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Extended Campus at WKCTC. Recipients shall have completed their freshman and sophomore years of study at WKCTC, receiving a minimum of 50 graded college hours from WKCTC. Recipients shall demonstrate financial need and shall be residents of Graves or McCracken counties.

 

Marvin Family Companion Scholarship

Available to a pre-engineering student.

 

James W. Marvin Jr Scholarship

Available to current high school students graduating from a Graves or McCracken County High School. Candidates must demonstrate financial need and must not be eligible for full financial aid funding. Candidates may be full or part-time students and can enroll in transitional classes.

 

R.G. “Dean” Matheson Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the general scholarship criteria. Student must demonstrate leadership ability and participate in extra-curricular activities.

 

Corman E. Maxie Scholarship

Available to a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to mathematics education, science education or nursing (RN or LPN) students.

 

Mayfield-Graves County Parks Scholarship

Available to a student currently enrolled, or planning to enroll, in classes at the WKCTC Skilled Craft Training Center located in Graves County. Student must be a resident of Graves County. May be full-time or part-time.

 

Chuck Mayo and Radiography Alumni Scholarship

Available to students admitted to the WKCTC Radiography program.

 

Tony McClure Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the nursing program (RN or LPN). Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

R.C. “Mickey” McGuire, Jr. Scholarship

Available to a licensed Kentucky real estate agent.

 

McCracken County Medical Alliance Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to an allied health program.

 

Moore-Menendez Scholarship

Available to students studying to complete an Associate of Arts or Science degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering (Paducah Campus).

 

Bernard & Lillian Michelson Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled business student who demonstrates financial need. Applicants are reviewed by the business faculty.

 

City of Metropolis Scholarship

Available to a graduate of a Massac County, IL high school.

 

Mildred Irene Miller Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the general scholarship criteria.

 

Dr. Wally Montgomery Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the surgical technology program.

 

Marshall E. Nemer Memorial Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled, non-traditional student who demonstrates financial need.

 

Paducah Business & Professional Women Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled female resident of McCracken County who demonstrates financial need. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and be (1) single mothers, (2) women aged 40 or above or (3) women who provide the sole support for their families. Preference may be given to minority candidates.

 

Paducah River City Business & Professional Women Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled female student who is active in the workforce and returning to school after raising a family.

 

Paducah School of Art Scholarship

Available to an Associate of Fine Art degree student enrolled at Paducah School of Art.

 

Jack Paxton Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student graduating from a public or private high school in the following Kentucky counties: Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken and Trigg. Preference given to freshmen. Student must demonstrate financial need. NOTE: Minimum GPA is 2.50.

 

Dr. Tena Payne Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the Associate Degree nursing program (RN).

 

Future Educators Program Scholarship

Available to currently enrolled students studying education.

 

Richard R. Ragland Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the nursing program (RN or LPN) who demonstrates financial need.

 

Rawlings Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the junior or senior year of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering at WKCTC. Minimum GPA of 3.00, with an interest in engineering law, that is, in patent law or consulting as an expert witness.

 

John R. & Opal M. Reid Scholarship

Available to a graduate of a public high school in McCracken County. Preference given to descendants of John Barton Reid. NOTE: Decendents of John Barton Reid should indicate nature of relationship on the scholarship application.

 

Earl & Joan Richardson Scholarship

Available to currently enrolled allied health or pre-engineering student.

 

Hermon J. Robertson Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the general scholarship criteria. Preference given to graduates of Paducah Tilghman High School and chemistry or physics students.

 

Elmer E. & Lottie M. Robinson Electrical Engineering Scholarship

Available to a science, electrical technology or electrical engineering student.

 

Charles A. Saladino Scholarship

Available to a current high school student senior who is a graduate of a high school in McCracken County.

 

Bill & Meredith Schroeder Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the general scholarship criteria.

 

Jim Smith Contracting Scholarship

Available to incoming high school graduates. Candidates may be graduates of public or private high schools or a home school. Candidates may also have earned their GED. Candidates may be full-time or part-time students. Candidates should indicate planned study in Diesel Technology, Computer Aided Drafting, Welding Technology or CDL Training. Candidates must reside in one of the following Kentucky counties: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Marshall, McCracken, Livingston, Lyon or Trigg counties. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.50 or greater. Candidates must demonstrate financial need.

 

L. David Stacey Scholarship

Available to an English, music or business student. Preference given to residents of Ballard or McCracken counties.

 

Clifford Wayne Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student who demonstrates financial need.

 

Jennifer D. Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

Available to a nursing student (RN or LPN) who demonstrates financial need.

 

Ingle L. Tolen Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the general scholarship criteria.

 

Upshaw Family Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the scholarship criteria.

 

Jon Michael Vance Memorial Scholarship

Available to a surgical technology student. Must be a Kentucky resident.

 

Jean Wheeler Scholarship

Available to a new or currently enrolled Associate of Fine Arts student at the Paducah School of Art and Design. Applicants must submit a portfolio of work for review by the Director of the Paducah School of Art and Design and complete an essay.

 

Ken & Jean Wheeler Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the scholarship criteria.

 

G. Leon Williams Scholarship

Available to a student studying humanities.

 

Williams-Wahl Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled female student who meets the general scholarship criteria.

 

J. Wilson & M.L. Witter Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the scholarship criteria.

 

WK Alumni Association Scholarship

Available to students with a minimum GPA of 2.50, who are Kentucky residents and demonstrate financial need. Preference given to students with direct relatives who attended West Kentucky Vocational School, West Kentucky State Vocational School or West Kentucky State Vocational-Technical School.

 

WKCTC Grisham Scholarship

Available to qualifying incoming high school graduates who meet Merit Grid criteria.

 

WKCTC PJC Scholar Scholarship

Available to qualifying incoming high school graduates who meet Merit Grid criteria.

 

WKCTC Scholarship

Available to a legal dependent of an eligible WKCTC employee. Employee must be a current fulltime WKCTC employee and have been employed for on year prior to award. NOTE: Minimum GPA is 2.50.

 

WKCTC Trustee Scholarship

Available to qualifying incoming high school graduates who meet Merit Grid criteria.

 

Woman’s Club of Paducah Scholarship

Available to a female graduate of a Paducah or McCracken County High School.

 

Yaffe Family Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled culinary arts student.

 

Yeiser/Lowertown Arts & Music Festival Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled Associate of Fine Arts student at the Paducah School of Art and Design, with minimum GPA of 3.00 and able to demonstrate community engagement or volunteerism

Engineering & Pre-Engineering

 

Brockenborough Engineering Scholarship

Available to a pre-engineering (mechanical or chemical) student.

 

Gene & Ann Edwards Engineering

Available to a pre-engineering student.

 

Arthur & Wanda Feather Scholarship

Available to junior or senior engineering students at University of Kentucky’s College of Engineering campus at WKCTC. Junior applicants must have a 3.50 GPA with 50 hours of completed coursework at WKCTC. Senior applicants must have a 3.00 GPA with 50 hours of completed coursework at WKCTC.

 

Good Ole Boys/Russ Chittenden Scholarship

Available to pre-engineering students.

 

William G. Haus Scholarship

Available to a graduate of Marshall County High School majoring in pre-engineering.

 

Hough Scholarship

Available to students who meet the general scholarship criteria, with preference given to nursing or engineering students.

 

Instrument Systems & Automation Society Scholarship

Available to a technical student in an automation, electrical or process program and pre-engineering students who demonstrate financial need. Student much be a resident of western Kentucky.

 

Dewey & Mary Lineberry Scholarship

Available to a student accepted into the nursing program (RN), a pre-engineering or UK engineering student. Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Lubrizol Foundation Scholarship

Available to UKCEP students studying chemical engineering. Must have completed a minimum of 50 credit hours at WKCTC and have a minimum of GPA of 3.00.

 

Marvin Family Endowed Scholarship

Available to third- or fourth-year students of The University of Kentucky College of Engineering Extended Campus at WKCTC. Recipients shall have completed their freshman and sophomore years of study at WKCTC, receiving a minimum of 50 graded college hours from WKCTC. Recipients shall demonstrate financial need and shall be residents of Graves or McCracken counties.

 

Marvin Family Companion Scholarship

Available to a pre-engineering student.

 

Moore-Menendez Scholarship

Available to students studying to complete an Associate of Arts or Science degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering (Paducah Campus).

 

Rawlings Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the junior or senior year of the University of Kentucky College of Engineering at WKCTC. Minimum GPA of 3.00, with an interest in engineering law, that is, in patent law or consulting as an expert witness.

 

Earl & Joan Richardson Scholarship

Available to currently enrolled allied health or pre-engineering student.

 

Elmer E. & Lottie M. Robinson Electrical Engineering Scholarship

Available to a science, electrical technology or electrical engineering student.

 

Nursing

 

Fred & Mary Barber Scholarship

Available to a female student admitted to the nursing program (RN) who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to minority candidates.

 

Mary Louise Carpenter Scholarship

Available to a female student admitted to the nursing program (RN) who demonstrates financial need. Student must have school age children.

 

Donald & Rosella Crecelius Scholarship

Available to a pre-engineering student or a student admitted to the nursing program (RN). Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Merle Fowler Family Scholarship

Available to a student in good academic standing and enrolled in nursing or surgical technology programs. Funds applied to cost of preservation classes.

 

Hough Scholarship

Available to students who meet the general scholarship criteria, with preference given to nursing or engineering students.

 

Dewey & Mary Lineberry Scholarship

Available to a student accepted into the nursing program (RN), a pre-engineering or UK engineering student. Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Corman E. Maxie Scholarship

Available to a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to mathematics education, science education or nursing (RN or LPN) students.

 

Tony McClure Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the nursing program (RN or LPN). Student must demonstrate financial need.

 

Dr. Tena Payne Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the Associate Degree nursing program (RN).

 

Richard R. Ragland Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the nursing program (RN or LPN) who demonstrates financial need.

 

Jennifer D. Sullivan Memorial Scholarship

Available to a nursing student (RN or LPN) who demonstrates financial need.

 

Allied Health

 

Baptist Health Cancer Care & Blood Disorders

Available to an allied health program student who demonstrates financial need. Student must be a Kentucky resident.

 

James & Audelle Biggs Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the surgical technology program.

 

Donald & Kevin Blythe Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to surgical technology or African-American students and Kentucky residents.

 

Dr. C Dale Brown Medical Imaging Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the radiography program.

 

Merle Fowler Family Scholarship

Available to a student in good academic standing and enrolled in nursing or surgical technology programs. Funds applied to cost of preservation classes.

 

Chuck Mayo and Radiography Alumni Scholarship

Available to students admitted to the WKCTC Radiography program.

 

McCracken County Medical Alliance Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to an allied health program.

 

Dr. Wally Montgomery Scholarship

Available to a student admitted to the surgical technology program.

 

Earl & Joan Richardson Scholarship

Available to currently enrolled allied health or pre-engineering student.

 

Jon Michael Vance Memorial Scholarship

Available to a surgical technology student. Must be a Kentucky resident.

 

Technical Programs

 

Calvert City Community Advisory Team Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the WKCTC Industrial Maintenance Technician program. Candidates may be full or part-time students. Candidates must have a minimum 2.50 GPA and demonstrate academic progress as indicated by the program director.

 

Keith Cooper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student currently enrolled in the WKCTC welding program and in their final semester/year of earning a diploma. Candidates may also be enrolled in pipe classes that are not eligible for financial aid. Candidates may be part-time students and must have a minimum 2.50 GPA.

 

B.A. Hamilton Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the collision repair technology program. Preference given to African-American students. Students enrolled in automotive technology may be eligible if there is no qualified applicant from collision repair technology.

 

Jim Harper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student in WKCTC’s Machine Tool Technology program. Candidates should be non-traditional and may be full-time or part-time students.

 

Instrument Systems & Automation Society Scholarship

Available to a technical student in an automation, electrical or process program and pre-engineering students who demonstrate financial need. Student much be a resident of western Kentucky.

 

KCTCS Workforce Development & Transfer Scholarship

Available to a student enrolled in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or math), allied health, applied science, career pathway program or education. Student must be seeking and associate degree and be planning to transfer to a four-year institution to seek a bachelor degree.

 

Mayfield-Graves County Parks Scholarship

Available to a student currently enrolled, or planning to enroll, in classes at the WKCTC Skilled Craft Training Center located in Graves County. Student must be a resident of Graves County. May be full-time or part-time.

 

Jim Smith Contracting Scholarship

Available to incoming high school graduates. Candidates may be graduates of public or private high schools or a home school. Candidates may also have earned their GED. Candidates may be full-time or part-time students. Candidates should indicate planned study in Diesel Technology, Computer Aided Drafting, Welding Technology or CDL Training. Candidates must reside in one of the following Kentucky counties: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Marshall, McCracken, Livingston, Lyon or Trigg counties. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.50 or greater. Candidates must demonstrate financial need.

 

Business

 

Noble & Garline Clark Scholarship

Available to a McCracken or Graves county high school graduate who is majoring in business and plans on transferring to a four-year university.

 

Institute Supply Management of Western Kentucky Scholarship

Preference given to students studying a business-related program who demonstrate financial need.

 

Bernard & Lillian Michelson Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled business student who demonstrates financial need. Applicants are reviewed by the business faculty.

 

L. David Stacey Scholarship

Available to an English, music or business student. Preference given to residents of Ballard or McCracken counties.

 

Education

 

Dr. James Hawkins

Available to a student studying education.

 

N.O. Kimbler Scholarship

Available to a Kentucky resident who shows promise of becoming an excellent teacher.

 

Corman E. Maxie Scholarship

Available to a graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to mathematics education, science education or nursing (RN or LPN) students.

 

Future Educators Program Scholarship

Available to currently enrolled students studying education.

 

Science

 

Nat Dortch Sr. Scholarship

Available to a student studying science or geology.

 

Moore-Menendez Scholarship

Available to students studying to complete an Associate of Arts or Science degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics and/or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering at the University of Kentucky College of Engineering (Paducah Campus).

 

Hermon J. Robertson Scholarship

Available to a student who meets the general scholarship criteria. Preference given to graduates of Paducah Tilghman High School and chemistry or physics students.

 

Elmer E. & Lottie M. Robinson Electrical Engineering Scholarship

Available to a science, electrical technology or electrical engineering student.

 

School of Art

 

Paducah School of Art Scholarship

Available to an Associate of Fine Art degree student enrolled at Paducah School of Art.

 

Jean Wheeler Scholarship

Available to a new or currently enrolled Associate of Fine Arts student at the Paducah School of Art and Design. Applicants must submit a portfolio of work for review by the Director of the Paducah School of Art and Design and complete an essay.

 

Yeiser/Lowertown Arts & Music Festival Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled Associate of Fine Arts student at the Paducah School of Art and Design, with minimum GPA of 3.00 and able to demonstrate community engagement or volunteerism

 

Cosmetology

 

Jack Faughn Scholarship

Available to a cosmetology student.

 

Shirley Trail Lanier Scholarship

Available to a student enrolled in the WKCTC Cosmetology program. Student should demonstrate financial need and have a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or above.

 

Culinary Arts

 

Fern Hamblin Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student studying culinary arts.

 

Yaffe Family Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled culinary arts student.

Keith Cooper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student currently enrolled in the WKCTC welding program and in their final semester/year of earning a diploma. Candidates may also be enrolled in pipe classes that are not eligible for financial aid. Candidates may be part-time students and must have a minimum 2.50 GPA.

 

Kim Godby Memorial Scholarship

Available to non-traditional, female students returning to school after raising a family. Candidates should have children in or above 6th grade. Candidates may be full or part-time students. Candidates should write a brief statement detailing the reason(s) for returning to school and the anticipated outcome(s) of completing their education.

 

Jim Harper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student in WKCTC’s Machine Tool Technology program. Candidates should be non-traditional and may be full-time or part-time students.

 

KCTCS John T. Smith Scholarship

Available to an African American Kentucky resident. NOTE: Minimum GPA is 2.50. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 hours.

 

James W. Marvin Jr Scholarship

Available to current high school students graduating from a Graves or McCracken County High School. Candidates must demonstrate financial need and must not be eligible for full financial aid funding. Candidates may be full or part-time students and can enroll in transitional classes.

 

Mayfield-Graves County Parks Scholarship

Available to a student currently enrolled, or planning to enroll, in classes at the WKCTC Skilled Craft Training Center located in Graves County. Student must be a resident of Graves County. May be full-time or part-time.

 

Jim Smith Contracting Scholarship

Available to incoming high school graduates. Candidates may be graduates of public or private high schools or a home school. Candidates may also have earned their GED. Candidates may be full-time or part-time students. Candidates should indicate planned study in Diesel Technology, Computer Aided Drafting, Welding Technology or CDL Training. Candidates must reside in one of the following Kentucky counties: Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Marshall, McCracken, Livingston, Lyon or Trigg counties. Candidates must have a minimum GPA of 2.50 or greater. Candidates must demonstrate financial need.

Garvin & Sylvia Curd Scholarship

Available to a single, female, head of household that is a Kentucky resident. Student must demonstrate financial need and have an academic record that demonstrates their interest in achieving and academic goal.

 

Kim Godby Memorial Scholarship

Available to non-traditional, female students returning to school after raising a family. Candidates should have children in or above 6th grade. Candidates may be full or part-time students. Candidates should write a brief statement detailing the reason(s) for returning to school and the anticipated outcome(s) of completing their education.

 

Jim Harper Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student in WKCTC’s Machine Tool Technology program. Candidates should be non-traditional and may be full-time or part-time students.

 

KCTCS Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels Scholarship

Available to a Kentucky resident who is a single working parent with one or more children under the age of 12. Student must demonstrate financial need and an enthusiasm for learning and potential academic success.

 

Marshall E. Nemer Memorial Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled, non-traditional student who demonstrates financial need.

 

Paducah Business & Professional Women Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled female resident of McCracken County who demonstrates financial need. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and be (1) single mothers, (2) women aged 40 or above or (3) women who provide the sole support for their families. Preference may be given to minority candidates.

 

Paducah River City Business & Professional Women Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled female student who is active in the workforce and returning to school after raising a family.

Fred & Mary Barber Scholarship

Available to a female student admitted to the nursing program (RN) who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to minority candidates.

 

Donald & Kevin Blythe Memorial Scholarship

Available to a student who demonstrates financial need. Preference given to surgical technology or African-American students and Kentucky residents.

 

B.A. Hamilton Scholarship

Available to students enrolled in the collision repair technology program. Preference given to African-American students. Students enrolled in automotive technology may be eligible if there is no qualified applicant from collision repair technology.

 

KCTCS John T. Smith Scholarship

Available to an African American Kentucky resident. NOTE: Minimum GPA is 2.50. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 hours.

 

Paducah Business & Professional Women Scholarship

Available to a currently enrolled female resident of McCracken County who demonstrates financial need. Student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours and be (1) single mothers, (2) women aged 40 or above or (3) women who provide the sole support for their families. Preference may be given to minority candidates.

 

Scholarship amounts are determined by funding availability. NOTE: Academic scholarships pay for WKCTC credits only.

Currently Enrolled WKCTC Students Scholarship Criteria

  • Merit Scholarships are eligible for renewal for a second continuous year of study. Students must complete a minimum of 24 graded college hours by the completion of the spring semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or greater.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student