Undergraduate Student Speaker
Continuing with University tradition, the Undergraduate May Commencement Ceremonies will feature a student speaker. At the ceremonies, the selected speaker will deliver a 3-5 minute address to the Class of 2014. The deadline for applying is 4:00 PM, March 3, 2014.
1. The applicant must be receiving an undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky at the December Commencement exercises. December 2013 and May 2014 graduates are eligible.
2. The applicant must have contributed to the University through campus and/or community activities and/or through their chosen field of study.
3. The applicant must show evidence of demonstrated public speaking ability and be willing to present their address to the Commencement Speaker Selection Committee.
Applications Must Include the Following
1. A resume or other typed list of activities, work experience, and accomplishments achieved during your study at the University of Kentucky that illustrate your contributions to the University. A summary of speaking ability and/or experience may also be included.
2. A summary of no more than three (3) typed, double-spaced pages of your proposed speech.
3. Completed online application, which can be accessed here.
4. Incomplete applications will not be considered by the selection committee
When submitting documents, please be sure to include either you last or full name in the file name when you upload your documents. Should you have any questions about the process for applying to be the Commencement Speaker, please contact Shea Henning and she will be happy to assist you.
Interviews will be held in early March.