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.



Hailey Combs Awarded English-Speaking Union Scholarship to Study at Cambridge

March 4, 2020 - Congratulations to English junior Hailey Combs, who has been awarded an English-Speaking Union Scholarship! The award will cover Hailey's expenses for summer study at University of...

Hannah Thomas Awarded Fulbright Canada-MITACS Globalink Research Internship

February 27, 2020 - Congratulations to Hannah Thomas for receiving a Fulbright Canada-MITACS Globalink Research Internship!

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Beau Revlett Named Organizing Fellow at the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition

January 9, 2020 - Congratulations to Beau Revlett, who was recently named as the first Organizing Fellow at the Kentucky Student Environmental Coalition! Beau graduated in 2019 with a degree in...

Angela Jones awarded $10,000 Astronaut Scholarship

November 26, 2019 - She's out of this world!

Congratulations to Angela Jones for receiving a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF). The ASF Scholarship is...

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...