Lincoln Foundation’s signature college readiness programs serve the need of academically talented, socioeconomically disadvantaged students in grades 8 through college.

Online Applications

Our signature college readiness program applications are available online! Visit our “Parent Portal” to apply, make payments and see your application status.


Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program® is our signature college readiness program.
The Whitney M. YOUNG Scholars Program® annually admits high potential youth from under-resourced communities throughout the Louisville area.

Math & Science

Summer Math & Science Program
The summer Math & Science Program engages high school students in a real-world laboratory setting.


Digital Transformation Academy
Formerly known as Project BUILD, the Digital Transformation Academy enhances students’ understanding of the various ways data and technology are transforming the modern business world. Scholars learn a variety of technology applications including Google analytics.