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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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Undergraduates Traveling Across the Nation for Summer Research Experiences

Seven UK undergraduates are spending their summer conducting research at institutions across the nation. The students were each selected to be a participant in a Research Experience for...

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Three UK Students Receive Fall Gilman Scholarships to Study Abroad

Three University of Kentucky students have been awarded the fall 2013 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by the Institute of International Education to support their study abroad...

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Student to Study at Fulbright Summer Institute

University of Kentucky junior Mary Kate Elliott, from Elizabethtown, Ky., has been selected for a place at a Fulbright Summer Institute to study at Nottingham-Trent University in Nottinghamshire,...

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