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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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12 UK Students, Alumni Win NSF Research Fellowships

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that 12 of the university's students and alumni have been selected to receive government-funded National Science...

Two UK Students Selected for Princeton in Asia

A University of Kentucky senior and recent graduate have been selected for fellowships from the Princeton in Asia program. As part of the program, biochemistry senior Calvin Hong and 2015 arts...

Session to Provide Information on Fulbright Opportunities for Students

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is hosting a kick-off event for those who are interested in applying for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for the 2017-2018...