Inspiring Appalachian youth to achieve educational and leadership excellence through nurturing mentorship and community support

Thompson Scholars Foundation seeks to honor the lifetime work of Dr. Aaron Thompson of Kentucky by inspiring and empowering the youth of our Appalachian region to attain to their full educational and leadership potential through a supportive mentoring framework that promotes a culture of self-worth and resilience.

Learn about the valuable experiences and scholarship opportunities!

Meet the Board of Directors and our fabulous team!

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Thompson Scholar.