Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program



Conducted on three Kentucky college campuses, GSP encourages academic and personal growth by means of a strong liberal arts program. Rising high school juniors from Kentucky choose one major course from roughly two dozen subjects. Instruction follows a nontraditional, interdisciplinary approach. Guest speakers, student productions, publications, experiments and field trips enhance the curriculum. Faculty come from Kentucky colleges, universities and high schools. Interested pupils must be nominated by their schools.

General Info

Name Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program
Location Frankfort, KY
Year-round Contacts 502-573-1618
Program Focuses & Features Architecture, Astronomy, Business/Finance, Chinese, Communications, Creative Writing, Drama, Engineering, Film, History, International Relations, Law, Math, Medicine/Healthcare, Science, Spanish, Writing/Journalism
Grade Range (rising grades) 11-12
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 16-17
Application Deadline January
Director Aristofanes Cedeno, Executive Director
Residential Fee Free (in-state residents). 5 weeks.
Year Established 1983
Dates & Sessions June-July; 3 sessions, 5 weeks long


Aristofanes Cedeno, Executive Director