Nationally Competitive Awards

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.






Congratulations Rhett Croley and Bridget Nicholas

Recently Rhett Croley, a 2017 fellow, and Bridget Nicholas, a 2015 fellow placed as winners for the 2017 Oswald Research and Creativity Competition. Rhett placed second in the Physical and...

7 UK Undergrads Selected for NSF Summer Research Programs

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 25, 2017) The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards ...

Explore, Engage, Emerge: The Office of Undergraduate Research


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