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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Skyler Hornback Named Astronaut Scholar

October 7, 2020 - Congratulations to Chemical Engineering and Lewis Honors College senior Skyler Trenton Hornback, who is one of 56 recipients to be awarded a scholarship of up to $15,000 from the...

Senior Daniel Kennedy Interns at NASA HQ

September 23, 2020 - Mechanical and Computer Engineering senior Daniel Kennedy recently completed the 2020 Henry Clay Internship at NASA HQ. The internship offers an exceptional opportunity for a...

Calli Brooks and Tsage Douglas Selected to Teach in France

September 21, 2020 - Congratulations to alumni Calli Brooks and Tsage Douglas, who have been selected to participate in the Teaching Assistant Program in France (...

Congratulations to Matthew Melton!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 16, 2020) — Recent University of Kentucky graduate Matthew Melton has been awarded a fellowship worth $8,500 by ...

Fulbright recipient climbing new heights....figuratively and literally

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 8, 2020) Climbing to new heights is something University of Kentucky alumna Brittney Woodrum has done both figuratively and literally for...

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