The Honors Program awards 10 scholarships to incoming students thanks to the generous TW Lewis Scholarship fund.
The purpose of the T.W. Lewis Foundation Scholarship Program is to provide outstanding Kentucky students with the means to attend the University of Kentucky. Awards will be granted on the basis of academic performance, demonstrated leadership potential, and financial need. Preference will be given to students from Letcher, Leslie, Knott, Breathitt, Jackson, Clay, Floyd, Wolfe, Harlan, Fayette, or Perry counties.
Applicants for the T.W. Lewis Foundation Scholarship Program must be full-time Kentucky residents who plan to complete high school in the spring of 2015, and must be enrolled as a full-time student.
The minimum academic requirements are as follows:
The T.W. Lewis Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to be a four-year award at $5,000 per year.
Funds will be paid directly to the university in the amount of $2,500 for the initial semester. Additional funds will be awarded in the amount of $2,500 per semester.
In order to continue to receive scholarship funds under the T.W. Lewis Foundation Scholarship, each student is required to:
Scholarship recipients will be selected on a competitive basis by using a combination of criteria:
You may also mail the application to the University of Kentucky, Honors Program, CRH2 002 – 361 Huguelet Drive, Lexington, KY 40506-0079. If you have any questions, call 859-257-3111.