Summer Sustainability Grants

Deadline Has Now Passed for Summer 2017. Please check back in January 2018!

Award Amount: $2500 (funded by the Environmental Stewardship Fee)

Objective: To promote projects that will make a significant contribution to the student’s academic growth and a scholarly contribution in their discipline, while concomitantly contributing to sustainability focused research initiatives at the University of Kentucky and within the community at large.  

*Sustainability here is understood as the process of simultaneously advancing economic vitality, ecological integrity, and social equity, now and into the future.

Eligibility: Any full-time UK undergraduate student of any major who has completed at least 1 semester (preferably 2+) of research with a faculty mentor. The student also must be returning to UK in the following Fall Semester as an undergraduate. Undergraduates at all levels of matriculation are eligible for support. Both individual projects and joint ventures are encouraged.




Application Opens: January 20, 2017 

Application/Letters Deadline: February 27, 2017

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Notification of Acceptance: Friday, April 21, 2017 

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Mid-Summer Update 

Due Date: July 10, 2017 



Report Deadline: August 14, 2017

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