First Scholars is a comprehensive program created specifically to address the holistic development of first generation students throughout their undergraduate college experience at the University of Kentucky. Our program based on theory and research includes multiple levels of support to address the unique challenges first generation students face. As of March 2015, the First Scholars Program is no longer accepting applications.
Our programming includes:
The First Scholars Program at UK has been an affiliate of the national First Scholars Network of The Suder Foundation since 2009.