Nationally Competitive Awards

A Note From Our Office Regarding COVID-19 (3/25/2020)

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.



Alexis Gauger Selected For BeeMORE Research Experience

July 18, 2019 - Alexis Gauger, a junior in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, was selected for the BeeMORE program at North Carolina State University. BeeMORE, funded by the USDA-...

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Recognizes 12 UK Students, Alums

July 11, 2019 - Congratulations to Rachel Boone, Rebekah Eleazer, Kathryn Greene, Lauren Mehanna, Ashley Taylor Stevens, Ava Vargason and Stephen Wright for being selected to receive National...

Rhodes Scholar, Record-tying Fulbrights Highlight UK's 2019 Academic Success

July 5, 2019 - From University of Kentucky's 10th overall and first female Rhodes Scholar, to the second Pickering Fellow in two years, to a school record-tying class of Fulbright recipients, the...