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Student Financial Services
Administration Building Room 002
To be accepted into UPIKE, you must submit a completed application for admission as well as your high school/college transcripts and ACT/SAT scores.
In order to qualify for financial aid, you are also required to complete the FAFSA (as soon after October 1 as possible). Students will be required to complete a new FAFSA each year.
UPIKE may offer a need-based adjustment to those Kentucky resident students who are not Pell eligible.
If you are an incoming transfer student with fewer than 12 credits, you will be granted a scholarship based on your highest ACT score and high school grade point average. If you are a transfer student with more than 12 credits, you will be granted a scholarship based on your college GPA.
Athletic scholarships are in addition to academic scholarships and are determined by the coach of each sport.
Scholarships are available up to eight semesters of undergraduate study.
Some institutional scholarships cannot be stacked with other awards.
Find your high school GPA and your standardized ACT score on the chart below. Combine those two numbers and that is your scholarship award made annually for the next four years.
Student may receive only one activity scholarship. 2019-2020 awards are subject to change. All UPIKE scholarships are based on full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester).
UPIKE’s Pikeville Promise is a full tuition, four-year scholarship that places an emphasis on academics and financial need.
For more information, call (606) 218-5254 or toll-free at 1-866-BEARS00.
UPIKE will give five Legacy Awards to students entering in the fall of 2019 who have an immediate family member who has graduated from Pikeville College/UPIKE. Each award will be $3,000 a year and is renewable for four years.