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Local Ludlow Community Scholarships

Last Updated: 4/17/2020 3:09 PM

The scholarships listed on this page are offered through various school and community organizations, businesses, and individual or family sponsors. LHS is extremely grateful for this support for graduating seniors each year.

Ludlow High School Seniors may apply each spring for these local scholarships. Students should look ahead at the requirements for each scholarship to see what they may be eligible for as a graduating senior.

To open a specific application, click on a scholarship name listed below. Type the application, save it, and email it to Mrs. Johnson at

Class of 2021:  These are the scholarships that were awarded to the Class of 2020.  Look through these to see which ones you'd might qualify for.  In the spring of 2021, Mrs. Johnson will review these with you, make any required updates to the applications that the sponsors require, and then give you a full booklet about the local scholarship process and deadlines.  

General Requirements
One $500 Award
Based 50% on financial need, 25% on academic achievement, and 25% on school involvement
Two $250 Awards (one to a boy and one to a girl)
Must have at least one letter in a varsity sport, at least a 3.0 unweighted GPA or higher, have at least 4 years of involvement in the LYF Program either as a football player or a cheerleader
$14,500 awarded to one student, spread out over 4 years
Must have at least a 3.3 unweighted GPA or higher, Based 50% on financial need, 25% on academic achievement, 10% on school and community involvement, 10% on leadership, and 5% on daily school attendance
One $1,000 Award
For students attending EKU or a Community & Technical College; Priority will be given to students majoring in education
Two $1,000 Awards
Based 25% on financial need, 25% on academic achievement, 25% on ACT score, and 25% on the essay
One $500 Award
Must have at least a 3.0 GPA, have completed at least two years of varsity football, and have worked to overcome some type of obstacle in life
One $250 Award
Based on an essay discussing some type of obstacle that the student has worked to overcome (physical, emotional, spiritual, or personal/family)
One $500 Award
Based on academic achievement, service to school/community, effort, character, and financial need
One $500 Award
Must have a weighted GPA of 2.5 or higher; Based heavily on an essay about student’s personal work ethic
One $500 Award
Based heavily on the student’s parent involvement in the school district; Also based on financial need and school involvement
One $500 Award
Student must demonstrate strong school and community involvement, strong work ethic, and a great amount of integrity, as shown through essay format
Varies, based on Funds Available
Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher; Must have at least two years of varsity play in two different sports; Based heavily on essay detailing how athletic involvement has impacted their life; Due to school closure, don't worry about the coach signatures
Two $500 Awards
Must have at least a 2.75 GPA; Based on any church or community involvement, academic achievement, and financial need
The C.L.A.S.P. Scholarship Two $250 Awards Must have participated in CLASP (Children of Ludlow After School Program) during their elementary years; Must use scholarship to further their education
Varies, based on funds available
Must be a member of NHS in good standing; School, community, and NHS involvement and participation heavily weighed
One $200 Award Given Annually to One Student Per Grade Level
Students accumulate the amount awarded each year of elementary and high school, receiving the total award as a graduating senior; Based on academic achievement, daily school attendance, school and community involvement, citizenship, and school spirit; 
One $500 Award
Based on academic achievement and school involvement; Must demonstrate community involvement; Must have a letter of recommendation from a teacher
Varies, based on funds available
Must be an active Student Council member in good standing; Factors weighed include academic achievement, leadership, school/community involvement, character, daily school attendance, and having a positive influence at LHS
One $2,400 Award, paid over 4 years ($600 each year)
Open to a student planning to major in education; Must show proof of college enrollment in these classes to continue receiving payments; An interview with a faculty committee is required; Based on academic achievement, financial need, and school/community involvement
Varies, based on funds
Open to any student enrolling in a 2-4 year college/university in the fall.  Students must be at least a two year letterman in the boys or girls basketball programs at LHS.
One $500 Award
Based on essays demonstrating leadership, character, effort, and academic achievement
One $500 Award
Based on overall school and community involvement, citizenship, and school pride 
The Benjamin Steffen Memorial Scholarship One $500 Award
Based on athletic involvement and student's "love of the game"
True Character Scholarship 

One $250 Award


Open to all seniors that are pursuing post-secondary education; essay and letter of reference required 


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The Ludlow Independent School District is committed to fostering a culture
of rigor, excellence, and personal accountability by developing meaningful relationships with students, families, and community members to support and empower students to graduate with college and career readiness skills.

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