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The mission of the Academy is to establish meaningful collaborations among UK’s premier academic enrichment programs to use efficiently university resources and talents for the benefit of all undergraduates. The beneficiaries of the Academy are highly motivated students seeking a rich educational experience. UK is proud to feature opportunities for excellence through which deeply committed students can extend and enrich learning within academic majors, minors, living learning programs, and the UK Core.

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Academy News

Sullivan Medal
Chellgren Fellow Wins 2015 Sullivan Award

Grace Trimble, Chellgren Fellow and founder of a nonprofit tennis and education program for disadvantaged Lexington children, has been named a recipient of the University of Kentucky's 2015...

Global Health Case Competition Winners
Chellgren Fellow Among Global Health Case Competition Winners

A multidisciplinary team of five University of Kentucky students, including Chellgren Fellow Ryan McElhose, took the second place during the 5th annual Emory Global Health Case...

Academy Programs Awarded Women in Philanthropy Grants

The Women and Philanthropy Network at UK, now in its sixth year, has provided more than $1 million in grants for scholarships, fellowships, education abroad, special programs and research at the...