Additional Funding Opportunities

OID Inclusive Excellence Program Grants

As part of an effort to increase diversity and a sense of belonging across the University of Kentucky campus, the Office for Institutional Diversity has created a grant program that will fund creative proposals for diversity programming.

The Inclusive Excellence Program will fund grants of up to $15,000 for creative diversity programming ideas. The program, which is funded by student fees, was announced during the October 2016 UK Board of Trustees annual retreat. For questions regarding the proposal process, call the Office for Institutional Diversity at 859-257-9293.


External Funding

The Graduate School Office of Finance, Funding and Analytics has complied a list of external funding sources including federal sources, specialized funding opportunities and additional resources for underrepresented students. 


Graduate Student Congress Awards

The Graduate Student Congress (GSC) provides awards to UK graduate and professional students to travel, conduct research, or engage in a service project.


College and Program Funding

Numerous colleges and departments at the university offer funding for graduate and professional students. Check with your Director of Graduate Studies for more information regarding these opportunities.