The links below will direct you to Independent and College/University Scholarship Opportunities. Please make sure you check with the Admissions and Financial Aid Departments at a specific institution to learn about more financial assistance opportunities that might not be listed on these specific links.
Independent Scholarship Opportunities
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship (Deadline, June 12, 20201)
This $1000 scholarship is offered by Abbott and Fenner Business Consultants. To apply for this scholarship, students will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Submissions must be sent be emailed to scholarships at abbottandfenner.com by the deadline.
Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.
Beechgrove Elementary School scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2021)
This scholarship is open to any student that attended Beechgrove a minimum of 3 years and graduating from a Kenton County High School. The PTA will be awarding two scholarships in the amount of $300.00 and at least one Teri Burgoyne Scholarship, maybe more, depending on how much is raised through donations and fundraisers.
Link to Beechgrove Scholarship Google Application
Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation Scholarships
This organization facilities numerous scholarships with various deadlines. Please check to see if you qualify.
Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
Colonel Club Scholarship (Deadline: 5 p.m. on Monday, April 26th 2021)
Dixie's Colonels Club will be awarding TWO (2) Individual $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are pursuing higher education.
Colonel Club Scholarship Application
DHHS Class of 1965 Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2021)
This scholarship is offered by Dixie’s Class of 1965.
Applications should be mailed to :
502 General Drive
Fort Wright, Ky 41011
DHHS Class of 1965 Scholarship Application
Dixie Heights Athletic Boosters Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2021)
Dixie Heights Athletic Boosters will be offering a $500.00 scholarship to one male and one female student.
Dixie Heights Athletic Boosters Scholarship Application
Digital Privacy Scholarship Deadline: June 30, 2021)
This scholarship is open to High school students (must be a U.S. citizen). Students must complete the application form including a 140-character message about digital privacy. The top 10 finalists will be asked to write a 500 to 1,000 word essay.
Digital Privacy Scholarship
Dr. Nancy C. Riley Walton Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2021)
This $1000 scholarship is open to any graduating senior. Dr. Nancy C. Riley Walton Memorial Scholarship Application
East Orchard Scholarship (Deadline, April 30, 2021)
This $500 scholarship is open to any graduating senior that is a patient at East Orchid Dentistry.
East Orchard Dentistry Scholarship Application
El Dabe Ritter Scholarship (Deadline: June 30, 2021)
This $1500 scholarship is offered by the law offices of El Dabe Ritter located in Los Angeles, CA. It is available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply.
EL Dabe Ritter Scholarship Application
Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2021)
This $500 scholarship is open to students at any educational level and field of study. The only application requirement is that students have personally experienced challenges with mental health or have had people close to them who have experienced mental health challenges.
Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship
Elsmere City Scholarship (Deadline: April 15, 2021)
The city of Elsmere is awarding a $100 scholarship. You must be a resident of Elsmere.
Elsmere City Scholarship Application
FOP Lodge 44 Benton Spille Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2021)
The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 44 will be awarding a $1000 scholarship tp a Dixie senior in honor of Sgt. Benton and Sgt. Spille with the Kenton County Police Department.
FOP Lodge 44 Benton Spille Memorial Scholarship Application
Heritage Bank Scholarship (Deadline: March 23, 2021)
Dixie is able to nominate one student to apply for the Heritage Bank Scholarship. If interested in being considered, please complete the Interest form below and return it to Mr. Dusing by March 23rd. If selected, you will be given a scholarship link to complete the official application.
Heritage Bank Scholarship Interest Form
John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship (Deadline: June 15, 2021)
This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one college student who has battled leukemia or whose life has been affected by it.
John Foy & Associates Strong Arm Leukemia Scholarship Application
Kenton County Education Association Scholarship (Deadline: April 9, 2021
KCEA will award a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior (one from each of the county high schools) who is the child of a KEA dues-paying member of KCEA (certified staff organization
Kenton County Education Association Scholarship Application
Kenton County School District Educational Foundation scholarship (Deadline: April 23, 2021)
This $2500 scholarship is awarded to two seniors from Dixie.
KCSD Educational Foundation Scholarship Application
Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2021)
The Kentucky Federation of Republican Women (KFRW) will seek to grant one scholarship in 2020 the amount of $1,500.00 to a college-bound high school senior girl who has been politically active within the Republican Party during her high school career. The qualified applicant will graduate from a Kentucky high school in 2018, is a registered Republican and plans to enroll at an accredited college or university in Kentucky.
Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Application
Lydia Sheerer Memorial Scholarship (Deadline: April 16, 2021)
This scholarship is offered through Cinderella's Closet. Please see Mrs. Ledbetter for more information regarding this scholarship. Dixie is able to nominate 1-2 students.
Lincoln/William Grant Legacy Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2021)
This $1000 scholarship is open to generational descendants of affiliates of the former Lincoln-Grant or William Grant High School in Covington Kentucky. Lincoln/William Grant Legacy Scholarship Application
Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2021)
This $1000 scholarship is for Children and Spouses of U.S. Army Soldiers in the Global War on Terrorism, Army Soldiers and Army Veterans who are currently serving or have served in the Global War on Terrorism, and Family Members of AUSA Members who belong to the Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter in that priority.
Major Samuel Woodfill Chapter Scholarship Application
Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: March 30, 2021)
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must: A) Be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2021.
Applications can be found here
PFLAG Scholarship (Deadline: April 16, 2021)
This scholarship is open to students that will be attending college on the Greater Cincinnati area and be involved in the LGBTQ+ community.
PFLAG Scholarship Application
RC Hinsdale Scholarship (Deadline: April 1, 2021)
This scholarship is open to and Dixie or Scott student that attended RC Hinsdale Elementary School.
RC Hinsdale Scholarship Application
River Ridge Elementary Scholarship (Deadline: April 2, 2021)
The River Ridge Elementary PTO will award two $500 scholarships to graduating seniors who are RRE alumni.
River Ridge Elementary Scholarship Application
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Scholarship (Deadline: March 26, 2021)
This $2,000 scholarship is available to high school seniors pursuing a degree in the healthcare field: including public health, biochemistry, nursing, medicine, behavioral, occupational health, environmental health, quality, safety or other health-related disciplines.
St. Elizabeth Healthcare Scholarship Application
Stull Orthodontics Scholarship (Deadline: April 30, 2021)
This Scholarship Program offers the opportunity to support the college costs for graduating high school students. Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to graduating seniors from the local area.
Stull Orthodontics Scholarship Application
Turkey Foot Indians Club 2021 Scholarship (Deadline: March 31, 2021)
The Turkey Foot Indians Club will be awarding two $500 college scholarships to graduating seniors from Dixie Heights High School. To be eligible for this scholarship a student Must have attended Turkey Foot Middle School.
Turkey Foot Indians Club 2021 Scholarship Application
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 10 Scholarship (Deadline: April 19, 2021)
This scholarship are available to veterans and their immediate family members/dependents.
Vietnam Veterans of America Scholarship
We the Students Essay Contest (Deadline: April 15, 2021)
The prompt for this essay contest is “What is the relationship between Equality and Justice?”
We the People Essay application
WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship (Deadline: July 1, 2021)
This $500 scholarship is open to students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community
WiseGeek LGBTQ+ Awareness Scholarship Application
Women’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati Scholarship (Deadline: May 7, 2021)
This $1000 scholarship encourages civic participation in any senior that identifies as female.
Women’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati Scholarship Application
Scholarship Search Engines
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority - A hard copy is available in the College/Career Center.
Scholarship360 - Free online scholarship finder. No account required.
Scholarships.com - Create a free profile to view matching scholarships or utilize the free scholarship search
Work Ready Scholarship
Available for high school graduates. Employers are struggling to fill job vacancies in high-wage, high-demand jobs. The state of Kentucky has funding available for students completing industry certification and degrees in the following areas: health care, advanced manufacturing, transportation/logistics, business services, IT, and construction.
An education/training program to earn certification as an Advanced Manufacturing Technician (AMT). Complete your degree in five semesters while gaining real work experience. Many students graduate with little to no school debt!
Colleges / Universities Financial Aid
Scholarships are also available from the Higher Education Institution to which you apply. The links below will take you to that specific Instution's financial aid.
Eastern Kentucky University
Gateway Community and Technical College
Kentucky State University
Kentucky Wesleyen College
Lindsey Wilson College
Morehead State University
Murray State University
Northern Kentucky University
Thomas More College
University of Cincinnati
University of Kentucky
University of Louisville
University of the Cumberlands
Western Kentucky University
Scholarship Financial Assistance Search Tools