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.



Hannah Cleary Awarded Alpha Lambda Delta National Scholarship

July 7, 2020 - Congratulations to Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology and Lewis Honors College senior and Chellgren Fellow Hannah Cleary, who will receive a Jo Anne J. Trow Undergraduate...

Zoe Hert and Carly Karrick Awarded Explorers Club Youth Activity Fund Rising Explorer Grant

June 25, 2020 - Biology and Lewis Honors College junior Zoe Hert and Biology and Spanish senior Carly Karrick were awarded Explorers Club Youth Activity Fund Rising Explorer Grants.


5 UK Students, Alums Awarded 20-21 Fulbrights

June 5, 2020 - We are thrilled to announce that five recent UK graduates and alumni have been offered prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships. The recipients are among...