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.



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."


Chellgren Student Fellows Information Session

March 8, 2021 - Calling all first-year students! The Chellgren Center will host a virtual information session at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16 for students interested in the Chellgren Student...

Chellgren Fellow Chimene Ntakarutimana Named 2021 Marshall Scholar


Chellgren Fellow Kyra Seevers Named Rhodes Scholarship Finalist


Phi Kappa Phi Inducts 31 New Members