UofL Grawemeyer Scholarship goes to 10 Kentuckians Award includes full tuition, plus academic expenses


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville today announced that 10 Kentucky high school students have been awarded a Grawemeyer Scholarship. The award provides full in-state tuition or four years, plus an $8,000 per year educational allowance to cover other academic expenses. It is one of the university’s most valuable and competitive scholarships.

    The award goes to undergraduates who plan to conduct research as part of their studies. To qualify, students must have a minimum score of 31 on the ACT, 1420 on the SAT and a grade point average of 3.75 or better.

    The incoming class of Grawemeyer Scholars has an average ACT of 33.6 and includes five Governor’s Scholars, two National Merit finalists and four valedictorians.

    The 2017 Grawemeyer Scholars organized by region are:

    Bowling Green area

    • Caroline Boone of Bardstown, Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science, computer engineering.

    Lexington area

    • Andrew Albrecht, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, computer engineering/computer science
    • Lindsay Taylor Haralu, Mercer County High School, civil engineering
    • Madeline “Maddy” McCloud, Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, biology


    • Lindsey Smith, Assumption High School, elementary education/behavior disorders
    • John Moore, duPont Manual High School, bioengineering

    Northern Kentucky

    • Sabrina Collins, Simon Kenton High School, chemistry and math
    • John “Will” Sebree, Randall K. Cooper High School, mechanical engineering


    • Nicholas Beeny, Paducah Tilghman High School, music education
    • Dustyn Hofer, McCracken County High School, math and physics

    See this website for more on the Grawemeyer scholars.

    Cindy Hess
    Cindy Hess has more than 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and investor relations, including more than a decade at UofL. She is "sort of" retired but happy to come back to the Office of Communications and Marketing to help with special projects and assignments.