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The Honors Program

Welcome to Honors

The Honors Program at the University of Kentucky will provide opportunities for students to take challenging classes in many disciplines across the diversity of colleges at UK. While students will take Honors courses, the real benefit to being in Honors is the opportunity for a range of experiential learning. Students will be expected to participate in two Honors Experiences, which may take the form of Education Abroad, Research and Scholarship projects, Community Service, or other approved activities.

Honors Program News

New UK Program Teaching Students How to Impact Society

The University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics recently inducted its first ever cohort of Social Enterprise Scholars (SES). A brand-new specialized pathway through UK's...

UK's Robert Cass Names Astronaut Scholar

The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) has selected University of Kentucky senior Robert Cass, of Lexington, as one of this year's 38 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 scholarship. The ASF...

Student's Map Project Becomes Resource for Under-resourced Young Moms

What started as a project in a University of Kentucky geography course is now a resource for young single mothers across Lexington. The resource, an online interactive map, was developed by UK...