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.



Yuke Wang Named 2020-21 Goldwater Scholar

April 3, 2020 - Congratulations to Yuke Wang, who was selected as a 2020-21 Goldwater Scholar! Yuke is pursuing majors in Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science.

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Senior Lauryn Haas Selected for Fulbright Germany Program

March 25, 2020 - Journalism senior Lauryn Haas has been accepted to Fulbright Germany's Berlin Capital Program, a weeklong experience that gives 15 young journalists the opportunity to take a...

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...