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. 

Applications for the 2019-20 academic year are available now. Priority submission dates are:

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

APPLY HERE

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

Note:  Scholarship criteria and funding are subject to change.

GPA 2.5 +

Resident of NKY or Hamilton (OH), Clermont (OH), or Dearborn Counties (IN)

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Preference to associate degree program in Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Automotive program

Unmet financial need 

GPA 3.0 +

NKY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Education or Early Childhood Education

Unmet financial need 

GPA 2.5 +

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Preference to major in Electrical Engineering/Technology

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5

NKY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.75 +

KY resident

Prefer resident of Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, 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 offices/trustees of the Butler Foundation

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Enrolled in academic program for workforce development in a high-need area OR with plans to transfer to a four-year institution 
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 offices/trustees of the Butler Foundation

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Must have graduated High School with above-average GPA.

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

Must be enrolled as a full-time (12 credit hrs.) student
Enrolled in Auto Mechanic or Auto Body program
Be a Kentucky resident
Have unmet financial need
Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA 
Maintain at least a 3.0 in the academic program coursework

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

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

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in manufacturing-related program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Occupational or technical program

GPA 2.5 +

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Education Program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0 +

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Enrolled in associate degree program in STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering or math), health professions, career pathway programs, teacher shortage area, or applied science. 

Communicate plan to transfer to four-year KY college

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0 +

KY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Enrolled in associate degree program
Must be a single working parent with one or more children under age 12

GPA 3.0 +

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Early Childhood or Education program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Massage Therapy program

Unmet financial need

GPA 3.0 +

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

Associate degree program in manufacturing-related areas

Unmet financial need

GPA 3.0 +

KY resident

Enrolled 12 + credit hours

GPA 2.5 +

NKY resident preferred

Enrolled in 6 + credit hours

Associate degree program leading to transfer to four-year college

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+ hpw, 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

GPA 2.5+

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

Enrolled in Nursing or Allied Health programs

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

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

Demonstrate good character

U.S. Citizen

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.5 +

KY resident

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Must communicate plan to transfer to four-year KY college

Must be African American

Unmet Financial Need

GPA 3.0+

KY resident

Enrolled 12+ credit hours

Enrolled in automotive technology degree program

Preference to Hispanic students

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0 +

Enrolled 6 + credit hours

Must be a member of TRIO Project ASPIRE Program

Unmet financial need

GPA 2.0+

Resident of Ohio counties: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton, Warren or Indiana counties: Dearborn, Ripley, Switzerland, Ohio

Preference to recent High School graduate

Enrolled 6+ credit hours

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

Must be accepted via selective admissions process into the AAS nursing program 
Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher 
Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours 
Must have unmet financial need
Award is subject to renewal 2nd year with 3.0 GPA