Laura Lea Sipes Memorial Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation of Louisville

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Predicted deadline: Mar 12, 2022 2:00pm PST

Grant amount: Approximately US $1,000

Fields of work: All fields of work

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Jefferson County, Kentucky

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The Laura Lea Sipes Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by her mother, Barbara, to honor her daughter’s passion for life. Laura received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Louisville and was taking additional courses to become a paralegal. Unfortunately, Laura’s life was cut short by several brain tumors.

This scholarship will provide grants to residents of Jefferson County, Kentucky who have overcome an obstacle in life.

Community Foundation of Louisville is the largest charitable foundation in Kentucky with $434 million in assets and more than 1,350 different funds, each with a charitable purpose defined by its donors. In 2014, the Community Foundation made over 8,000 grants totaling $45 million to local, national and international nonprofits.

A strong advocate for philanthropy across the Commonwealth, the Community Foundation of Louisville has a network of affiliate foundations, each working to support philanthropy in their region.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Resident of Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Cumulative 2.7 GPA
  • Enrolled to attend an accredited college, university, junior college, technical or vocational school
  • Demonstrate financial need


  • Preference given to females.


This page was last reviewed January 18, 2021 and last updated January 18, 2021