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Scholarships

At Gateway, we offer dozens of scholarships. Some are general scholarships for students in any field while some are dedicated to students in specific majors.

Fill out one general Gateway Scholarship Application for the the Fall 2021/Spring 2022 academic year beginning December 1, 2020. Priority submission dates are:

High School – March 1
Non-High School – April 1

Applications received after the priority due dates will be considered if funding is available.

APPLY HERE

Here is a list of scholarships offered through Gateway. Looking for outside scholarship opportunities? Check them out here.

Note:  Scholarship criteria, availability and funding are subject to change.

Unmet financial need 

GPA 3.0 +

NKY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Unmet financial need 

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Preference to Nursing, Energy Technology and Line Worker training

Unmet financial need

GPA 3.0

NKY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Graduate of NKY high school or NKY home school

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Manufacturing/Skilled Trade programs

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.75 +

KY resident

Prefer resident of Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen or Pendleton counties.

Enrolled 12 + credit hours
Application must demonstrate leadership skills, community involvement, unusual determination and/or special accomplishments, experience with difficulties from limited resources.
Must not be related to Sue or Bill Butler or current officers/trustees of the Butler Foundation

Must attend annual donor reception and sign donor scholarship agreement

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.75 +

KY resident

Prefer resident of Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen or Pendleton counties.

Enrolled 6 + credit hours
Application must demonstrate leadership skills, community involvement, unusual determination and/or special accomplishments, experience with difficulties from limited resources.
Must not be related to Sue or Bill Butler or current officers/trustees of the Butler Foundation

Must attend annual donor event and sign donor scholarship agreement

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

KY resident

3.0+ GPA

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Recent Kentucky high school graduate in top 25% of high school senior class

Amount varies by enrolled credit hours and fund availability

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 12+ credit hours

Prefer single parent

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0 +

NKY resident

Enrolled in Medicaid Nurse Aide program

Must have a high school degree/GED

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Nursing program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Preference to students or their parents who are employed by Northern Kentucky Sanitation District No. 1

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5+

KY resident

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Gateway2NKU business program, or technical program in high-demand field, or graduated from Holmes High School

GPA 2.5 +

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Enrolled in Ford Asset program and recommended by Ford Asset academic instructor

GPA 3.0 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

GPA 2.0

NKY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Preference to Hispanic students 

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Enrolled in business or technology program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Prefer resident of Bellevue, Dayton, Bromley, Covington, Ludlow or Newport

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Enrolled in program leading to transfer to four-year KY college

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident

Prefer resident of Boone, Kenton or Campbell counties

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Enrolled in program for workforce development in high-need areas; programs that teach skills required by primary companies such as manufacturing and distribution.

Preference to military veterans

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Occupational or technical program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0 +

KY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours in associate or AAS degree program

New freshman who is single, employed, with one or more children under age 12

GPA 3.0 +

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Early Childhood or Education program

Awarded in Fall semester only

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Nursing program

Unmet financial need

GPA 3.0+

KY resident

Enrolled 12+ credit hours

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident

Enrolled in 6 + credit hours

Communicate plan to transfer to four-year KY college

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Female

Non-traditional student – single parent, or 24+ years old, or works 35+ hours per week, or graduated in different year than 1st year of college.

Application must demonstrate community service, notable achievement and personal integrity

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Amount varies by enrolled credit hours and fund availability

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Computer & Information Technology

Preference to students employed in computer-related field

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Nursing or Allied Health programs related to bedside care.

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

NKY or Cincinnati resident of urban area (Counties of Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Hamilton) (Cities of Cincinnati, Covington, Dayton, Ludlow or Newport)

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Enrolled in program that contributes to workforce development in high need areas OR intend to transfer to a four-year college

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Must be African American

Amount varies by enrolled credit hours and fund availability

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0 +

KY resident. Prefer Covington, Newport, Bellevue, Dayton or Ludlow cities

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Enrolled in advanced manufacturing program

Preference to students in historically underrepresented groups

Unmet financial need

GPA 3.0

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Enrolled in Nursing program