"While your application was impressive..."
I get it. I'm not smart enough, well-rounded enough, good enough to get more money. Don't sugercoat it. A simple letter saying, "Hey. Everyone else in Kentucky is smarter than you, so we're not giving you any money. Sorry!" would be sufficient. I don't need their lies to make me feel better about myself. It's like those "Good effort" awards the dumb kids got in elementary school because they had to get something. It's all bullshit. I'm tired of scholarships, and I'm tired of being let down.