Nationally Competitive Awards

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.




Congratulations to Joshua Preston for receiving the Astronaut Scholarship!

Joshua Preston, a University of Kentucky junior, was recently selected as a recipient for the Astronaut Scholarship. He also was awarded an intership at the NIH’s National Institute on Aging. He...

Congratulations Rhett Croley and Bridget Nicholas

Recently Rhett Croley, a 2017 fellow, and Bridget Nicholas, a 2015 fellow placed as winners for the 2017 Oswald Research and Creativity Competition. Rhett placed second in the Physical and...

Astronaut Scholarship - now open!

The competitive Astronaut...