UK Education Abroad encourages all qualified UK students participating in an approved education abroad program offered by International Studies Abroad (ISA) to apply for the ISA-UK Diversity Scholarship. Scholarships are available to students that contribute to the university’s compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity within the UK student body. This includes, but is not limited to race or ethnic origin, sex, color, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, and other characteristics. It would also include first generation students, students from low income families, students from rural Appalachian communities, and students with a history of overcoming adversity. Funding for this award is available from UK affiliate partner, International Studies Abroad.
Award amounts Range between $2,500 and $5,000
Consideration shall be given to all full-time, undergraduate UK students enrolled or planning to enroll in an approved ISA education abroad program (Summer, Fall, Spring). Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 (out of 4.0) required at time of scholarship application. Individuals who wish to be considered for an award based on a documented disability. Participants on ISA customized programs are not eligible. Due to GPA requirements, freshman and transfer students are unable to apply during their first semester at UK.