The following is a list of available scholarships for the coming year. Some scholarships may be limited to certain degrees or schools. Click on the Proceed to Application button to register and begin the online application process.

Scholarships Available

(Application Period: January 1st through March 1st)


2017 Brent Wagoner Excellence in Education Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Central Hardin High school
  • Must have attended East Hardin Middle School
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Open to students pursuing any academic or vocational field of study
  • Demonstrate extra-curricular involvement

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • Letter of recommendation from a non-family member who knows you well. 

2017 Brianna Taylor Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Elizabethtown High School
  • A female varsity athlete
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • list of all EHS athletic involvement
  • list of all EHS extra-curricular activities (denote FCA involvement)
  • Letter of recommendation from a coach, teacher or sponsor

2017 Brice Taylor Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Elizabethtown High School
  • A male varsity athlete
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • list of all EHS athletic involvement
  • A list of all EHS extra-curricular activities (denote FCA involvement)
  • Letter of recommendation from a coach, teacher or sponsor

2017 Dennis and Lisa Parrett Family Scholarship Fund


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduate of a high school in Hardin County, Kentucky
  • The applicant must have completed one year of college course work past high school
  • Enrolled for the 2017-2018 academic year at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need to achieve educational goals
  • Open to students pursuing any academic or vocational field of study within the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of your college transcipts for any post-secondary institution attended
  • If your college transcript does not reflect current enrollment at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, please attach proof of acceptance into the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Kentucky for the 2017-2018 academic year

If selected as the recipient of this scholarship, you will later be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • College cost verification form (provided) filled out by the university

2017 Dr. Jim Owen Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior in high school
  • Plan to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
  • Cumulative 2.75 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter from Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community
  • list of all community service involvement in the past four years

2017 Dr. Linda Mayhew STEM Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior in high school
  • Plan to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA
  • Pursuing a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
  • An essay expressing why the applicant has chosen a STEM related field of study and why the applicant has chosen to start their higher education at ECTC.

2017 ECTC RETURNING STUDENT Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a returning ECTC student
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need to achieve educational goals
  • Open to students pursuing any academic or vocational field of study

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your academic counselor:

  • Your official transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

2017 ECTC Scholarship from Central Kentucky Community Foundation


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior in high school
  • Plan to attend Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Open to students pursuing any academic or vocational field of study

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to Elizabethtown Community and Technical College

2017 Elizabethtown High School Class of 1966 Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Elizabethtown High School
  • Cumulative 2.8 - 3.2 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend

2017 Gourmands International Culinary Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a Culinary Arts student at ECTC

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your academic counselor:

  • Your official transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)

If selected as the recipient of this scholarship, you will later be required to upload and attach the following documents:

  • College cost verification form (provided) filled out by the university

2017 J.R. and Carrie Lee Edwards Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior at LaRue County High School or previous graduate of LaRue County High School
  • Attend LaRue County High School for at least two consecutive years prior to graduation
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Pursuing a career in teaching or education
  • Completed 15 units of college-bound core curriculum

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community
  • Letter of recommendation from a non-family member expressing why the appliant would make a great educator

2017 John Dink Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a resident of Hardin County and a graduating senior in high school
  • Plan to attend a Kentucky college or university
  • Cumulative 2.8 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend

2017 Kelley Miller State Farm Scholarship - Elizabethtown


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Elizabethtown High School
  • Plan to attend a Kentucky college or university
  • Cumulative 2.7 to 3.25 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community

2017 Kelley Miller State Farm Scholarship - Hardin County


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Hardin County Schools
  • Plan to attend a Kentucky college or university
  • Cumulative 2.75 to 3.25 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter from the college/university you plan to attend
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community

2017 Lanny Skees Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Central Hardin High School
  • Plan to attend Western Kentucky University
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Pursuing a career in agricultural science field

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to Western Kentucky University
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community
  • Letter of recommendation from a non-family member who knows you well
  • Letter of recommendation from your FFA Advisor

2017 Lisa Hays Charness Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Elizabethtown High School
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community.

2017 Llewellyn Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Hardin County Schools
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend

2017 Martha Jane Hamilton Nursing Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Meade County High School or a previous graduate of Meade County High School
  • Enrolled to attend Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Pursuing a career in nursing

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
  • An essay expressing how this scholarship will grow your ability to positively impact your community.
  • Letter of recommendation from a non-family member expressing why the applicant would make a great nurse

2017 Owen J. Estes, Sr. Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior from Hart County High School
  • Plan to attend a public institution of higher learning
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Copy of acceptance letter to the college/university you plan to attend
  • Letter of recommendation from a non-family member who knows you well

2017 Schmidt Family Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior at Elizabethtown High School
  • Plan to attend Elizabethtown Community & Technical College
  • Cumulative 3.0 GPA

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)

2017 Trooper Ponder Memorial Scholarship


Scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior in a Hardin County, Kentucky high school
  • Plan to attend a public, nonprofit institution of higher learning
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need to achieve educational goals
  • Open to students pursuing any academic or vocational field of study; priority to applicants pursuing Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
  • Must have three or more of the foloowing Trooper Ponder Scholarship Qualifications:
    • Parent/Guardian is Active Military or Military Veteran with honorable discharge or was Killed-In-Action
    • Parent/Guardian is current/retired, full-time police officer or fell to Line of Duty death
    • Student ran Track/Field, played Baseball, or played Football in high school three of four years in high school
    • Students academic rating is B (3.0) or higher
    • Student will pursue a career in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
    • Student will enlist in active military service
    • Student has donated 10 or more document hours to community service

In order for your application to be considered, we will request the following information and documents directly from your high school guidance counselor:

  • Your official high school transcript
  • Your ACT and/or SAT scores

Towards the end of this application, you will be required to upload and attach the following document(s):

  • Copy of your full Student Aid Report (SAR) when you complete the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov)

If selected as the recipient of this scholarship, you will later be required to upload and attach the following documents:

  • Proof of enrollment at the college you will be attending
  • College cost verification form (provided) filled out by the university