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The Office of External Scholarships

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 Office's New Name Reflects Work with Nationally Competitive Award Opportunities for Students

The University of Kentucky Office of External Scholarships (OES), part of the Academy of Undergraduate Excellence, received approval from the Office of the Provost to change its name to the Office...

Trimble Featured in President's Welcome

Truman Scholar, Chellgren Fellow, and varsity Tennis player, Grace Trimble, has been featured in President Capilouto's welcome back message....

Provost Riordan Reflects on the Success of our Students

This summer we have followed our students' blogs about their adventures abroad, celebrated large and meaningful research grants and read about faculty members' work in national media publications...