Awards and Scholarships

An exciting leadership program will be held in cooperation with several central Kentucky colleges to allow students to interact with other youth leaders.  The “Youth Salute” awards ceremony will be held on the same day.  See below for available scholarships & awards. More information to be announced at a later date.

College scholarships are selected by each college/university*:

    • Five $4,000 scholarships from Asbury University
    • Five $4,000 scholarships from Eastern Kentucky University
    • Five $4,000 scholarships from Georgetown College
    • Five $4,000 scholarships from Transylvania University

NEW for 2023-2024 : Five Half Tuition scholarships from Bluegrass Community and Technical College (Valued at $4464)

The BCTC scholarship is currently valued at $2,232 per year (23/24) for each student.  Each scholarship is for a 2 year period while they are enrolled full time at BCTC. 

Awards selected by the “Youth Salute” Scholarships and Awards Committee:*

    • $500 –  One $500 scholarship from Holifield Photography
    • $500 –  One $500 scholarship from Class 101
    • $2,396 in courses  –  Four ACT – SAT Courses valued at $599 each from Class 101
    • $1000 in awards –  Five $100 leadership awards from Holifield Photography & five $100 leadership awards from Central Bank & Trust Co.
    • 55 Awards  –  Top Youth Leader from each high school
    • One Award  –  Central Kentucky Youth Leader of the Year
    • One Award  –  Lexington Youth Leader of the Year

Each student will receive a certificate from the National Council on Youth Leadership for their participation in the program.

Youth Leadership Scholarships, Titles and Leadership Awards will be awarded on the basis of the application form, leadership essay and attendance at the local leadership program and awards ceremony by the Awards and Scholarship Committee.  Your attendance at the leadership program and awards ceremony is mandatory to be eligible for any awards.

*subject to change