Kentucky Scholarships

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. Scholarship

Funded by the Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agricultural engineering or agricultural science/technology.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Monty’s Plant Food Company Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by Monty’s Plant Food Company through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a degree in agronomy, crop science, sustainable agriculture, soil conservation or soil science.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

All ‘A’ Classic Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by Kentucky All-A-Classic, which was formed in 1980 through the efforts of various coaches. From a small school basketball tournaments to dreams come true of statewide championship tournaments, The Classic is certainly much more than athletic events for basketball teams.

NACE Eastern Area Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), an international foundation which committed to resolving the corrosion epidemic by investing in scholarships, training, and workforce development.

Rogers Scholars Scholarship – University of Kentucky

The Center for Rural Development’s flagship youth program provides scholarship opportunities, Rogers Scholars, in order to help the upcoming high school juniors in Southern and Eastern Kentucky to seize the skills needed and to develop their potentials as the region’s next generation of business and entrepreneurial leaders.

Martin Luther King Scholarship

Martin Luther King Scholarship is addressed to future leaders who has high interest on social justice and peace studies. Scholars will be encouraged to find their voice to make change in the world by participating in an engaging leadership development program while enrolled at the University of Louisville.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Kentucky

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Team assemblers Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer Industrial truck and tractor operators
Salary: $30334 $33312 $28362
# of Open Positions: 18340 15980 7330
Competition*: 2.4 1.6 1.7

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Surgeons Psychiatrists Chief executives
Salary: $193050 $164280 $124725
# of Open Positions: 640 120 4050
Competition*: 2.7 1.4 1.8
Job Title: Internists, general Human resources managers Industrial production managers
Salary: $121905 $75300 $73092
# of Open Positions: 320 620 240
Competition*: 1.5 1.5 1.4

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Kentucky Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand
Salary: $20810 $15812 $21066
# of Open Positions: 31760 23900 21720
Competition*: 1 1 1.3

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Financial managers
Salary: $124725 $94970 $75907
# of Open Positions: 4050 2680 3350
Competition*: 1.8 0.7 0.9
Job Title: Sales managers General and operations managers Medical and health services managers
Salary: $74542 $71457 $71367
# of Open Positions: 2320 12660 1950
Competition*: 1 1.1 1.2

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Kentucky table above, which shows where jobs in Kentucky are unusually common compared to other states, the Kentucky Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.