Scholarships are awarded to academically deserving students regardless of their grade level. All students in grades 5-12 are eligible.
I. Application Procedures
A.Fill out online or print and mail to: USAA, 2610 Palumbo Dr, Lexington, KY 40509.
B.Answer all questions and attach any supporting materials to the scholarship application.
C.The applicant and the parent must sign the application form.
D.Application received through the end of December 2016 will be considered for the 2015-2016 school year. Applications for the 2016-2017 school year will be accepted starting January 2017.
II. Scholarship Selection
A.The Scholarship Selection Committee reviews all applications, and careful consideration is given to each applicant.
B.Middle and high school scholarship applications are reviewed separately.
C.Selection will be based on student’s grade point average, scores on ACT, SAT, honors/awards, extra-curricular activities, leadership skills. (See Scholarship Selection Criteria on our website for more details.)
D.The Foundation attempts to verify all information.
III. Notice of Cash Grants
A.Students and their teachers will be notified by mail about the scholarship selection.
B.The cash grants awarded go directly to the student with the anticipation that the money be used for educational purposes.