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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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Information Sessions Available on STEM, Summer Research, Environmental Service Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is offering three information sessions about awards, scholarships, fellowships and internships during the month of November....

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Information Session Available on Study in the UK, D.C. Internships, Public Service Opportunities

The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards is offering various information...

UK's Shepherd Interns Discuss Time Living Below Poverty Line

Two University of Kentucky students took on an unusual challenge this summer. They agreed to work for eight weeks at a specific agency or site that serves low-income individuals or families and...