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.



3 Goldwater Scholarships awarded to UK students

Congratulations to Angela Jones, Tom Shelton and Eura Shin!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 7, 2019) The ...

UK Biology Grad Dives Into World of Marine Conservation With REEF Internship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 3, 2019) — Ben Farmer, a graduating University of Kentucky biology senior and member of...

Dr. Pat Whitlow nominated for Sarah Bennett Holmes Award

Congratulations to Dr. Pat Whitlow on being one of 12 women nominated for the Sarah Bennett Holmes award! The award recognizes two female UK employees, one faculty member and one staff member, for...

Shania Goble and Katie Huffman awarded English-Speaking Union Scholarships

Congratulations to Shania Goble and Katie Huffman who both were awarded English-Speaking Union (ESU) scholarships!

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Hadeel Abdallah - from Chellgren Fellow to Rhodes Scholar!

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Nov. 20, 2018) The University of Kentucky is celebrating the announcement that political science and...