The Bluegrass Alliance for Women
Announces New Scholarship Opportunities

The Bluegrass Alliance for Women is now taking applications for two (2) scholarships for women entering college who are 2016 high school or GED graduates (a traditional student) or entering college after time away from school (a non-traditional student).  The scholarships are available to female residents of one of the Bluegrass Area Development District Counties (Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott and Woodford).

This year the scholarship offerings are:

Two scholarships funded by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women.  One scholarship is for a traditional student currently enrolled in college or planning to go to college immediately after high school.  The second scholarship is for a non-traditional student who did not enter college directly after high school or who is returning to college after time away.

The application form is currently available online on the BAW website,

In addition to the application form, applicants must submit two (2) letters of recommendation and a 250 word essay.  Incomplete  packets will not be accepted.  All applications must be emailed or postmarked by March 4, 2016.

The scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Bluegrass Alliance for Women’s Annual Legacy Award Luncheon, March 22, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington Kentucky 40511.  Registration begins at 11:30 a.m.  If you have any questions, please contact Maria Bush at (502) 682-2625 or (502) 848-1001 or by email at