Nationally Competitive Awards

A Note From Our Office Regarding COVID-19 (updated January 2021)

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.

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Concolino and Cortas Awarded Research Internships in Germany

April 22, 2021 - Jacob Concolino and Benjamin Cortas have been selected to receive Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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Three Wildcats Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

April 19, 2021 - Congratulations to biology majors Kayli Bolton, Zoe Hert and Carly Karrick, who were awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Kayli, Zoe and Carly are among 410 students...

Q&A with Dr. Pat Whitlow, Director of Nationally Competitive Awards

March 18, 2021 - "It’s very satisfying to be a part of a student’s career while they are at UK, and I’m so delighted to keep up with so many as they move on to their post-UK lives."

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