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Out-of-State Freshmen

 

All undergraduates from any U.S. state entering EKU are eligible for the Out-of-State Discount Program. Get rewarded for your high school academic achievement! In addition to EKU’s discounted out-of-state tuition rate of $10,500 per year, merit scholarships make EKU even more affordable. Based on a 4.0 high school GPA and standardized test scores, annual awards range from $1,000 to $7,000 for first-time freshmen coming to EKU from out of state.

Merit Scholarships for Out-of-State Students

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements Annual Award
High School GPA ACT Composite Score SAT Combined Score

Scholar V

4.0

none required

none required

$500

Scholar IV

4.0

29-30

1350-1410

$1,000

Scholar III

4.0

31-32

1420-1480

$3,000

Scholar II

4.0

33

1490-1520

$5,000

Scholar I

4.0

34 or higher

1530-1600

$7,000

Important Dates and Deadline:

  • March 1st, 2022-
    • Rodney Gross Diversity Scholarship Deadline
    • Last day to submit updated ACT scores and updated transcripts for Merit Scholarship upgrades
  • March 15th, 2022- Trailblazer First Generation Scholarship Application Deadline 
  • April 15th, 2022- Last day for students to be admitted to be considered for Merit Scholarships
  • May 1st, 2022-
    • Last day to accept Merit Scholarships
    • Foundation Scholarship Application deadline