Nationally Competitive Awards

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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.



Honor Hare selected for Columbia University REU

November 15, 2019 - Physics and Computer Science major Honor Hare was selected to participate in the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. Honor joined...

Amani Shalash and Rachel Wright Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

Early Childhood Education major Amani Shalash and International Studies and Political Science major Rachel Wright were awarded the Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant. Shalash and Wright were two of...

Bridget Nicholas Selected for Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

July 19, 2019 - Modern and Classical Languages/Chinese Studies and International Studies graduate Bridget Nicholas will receive one of only 30 Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowships....