Laura Lee Sipes Memorial Scholarship Fund


The Laura Lea Sipes Memorial Scholarship Fund was established by her mother, Barbara, to honor her daughter's passion for life. Laura received her Bachelors 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. The number of scholarships granted will depend upon the funds available for awards. This award is for a minimum of $1,000.00 and is not renewable.


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

Award Amount:

Minimum of $1,000.00


March 15


Grade Point Average:


School Type:

College or University

Download the Application (pdf):

For more information,
Meredith Zahirovic
Community Leadership

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