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What is a Nationally Competitive Award?

Nationally competitive scholarships and fellowships are awards that are funded by sources independent of the University of Kentucky including non-profit groups, government agencies, and companies. Criteria for scholarships vary but generally include academic performance, financial need, community affiliations, and unique elements important to the sponsoring organization.

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UK Selected as Churchill Foundation Scholarship Institution

The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States has selected the University of Kentucky to be a participating institution for its scholarship program beginning fall 2016. The Churchill...

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Officer to Speak on Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards will welcome Lora Seery, senior program officer for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, to campus this week to speak about the...

UK Junior Corrine Elliott Named Goldwater Scholar

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that junior Corrine Faye Elliott, of Lexington, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Elliott is...