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Opportunities to Give

Health Sciences Academic Fund for Excellence supports student education in the College of Health Sciences.

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Active Duty Military and Veterans Fund is used to create interdisciplinary collaborations across civilian and military institutions; care for our nation's most valuable asset to national defense; and contribute to the quality of life across during and after service.

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Active Women’s Health Initiative Fund is used to support community outreach lectures and efforts, demonstrations by prominent educators, technology and equipment advancements, continuing education, research related expenses, and student-related expenses.

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CAHP Athletic Training Development and Alumni Fund provides financial assistance to students in the Athletic Training program and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.

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BioMotion Laboratory Fund will support the development of innovative, effective treatments that improve the quality of life for patients with lower extremity injuries. Funds will be used to conduct research, support research assistantships for graduate students, and supporting dissemination of our work to the public.

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Brian Wise Scholarship Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK CHS Athletic Training Master's Program.

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Clinical Nutrition Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Clinical Nutrition program and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.

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Communication Disorders Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Communication Sciences and Disorders program and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.

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Dwain Robert Rice Memorial Scholarship Fund was created by Dwain’s family to honor his giving spirit through scholarships to deserving Physical Therapy students. Scholarships awarded from this fund benefit Physical Therapy students who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; have overcome adversity while in college; have financial need; and complete an essay.

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Clinical Laboratory Sciences Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Medical Laboratory Science program and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.

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Ethan Earlywine Student Emergency Fund was created by Ethan’s family, friends, Georgetown Community Hospital, and the University of Kentucky in order to rememberalways Ethan’s passion for helping others. Funds will be awarded as grants to help undergraduate students alleviate short-term financial needs.

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Grace Jones Memorial Fund was established in memory of Grace Jones, who joined the faculty of the Department of Entomology at the University of Kentucky in 1984 and later became a Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 1999 in the renamed Department of Biology. Subsequent to a severe stroke in 2000, she inspired many as she overcame difficult physical challenges, and continued her academic teaching and research in Biology which she so much enjoyed. Gifts to this fund are used to help persons with physical/stroke disability and their families.

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KARRN Fund was created to accomplish the following priorities related to advocating and empowering communities impacted by disability: support for student-run medical equipment (walkers, wheelchairs, canes, etc.) refurbishing program to aid individuals in underserved rural communities; provide adaptation and development of new assistive technology and durable medical equipment; pioneer testing of new models for distance education and telehealth to improve patient provider communication to overcome the misuse of prescription medications.

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The Ellen Felice Mattacola Scholarship supports one or more undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Athletic Training. The scholarship is named for Ellen Felice Mattacola, a first-generation college graduate from a family of Italian immigrants and a committed life learner.

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McDougall Endowed Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to students enrolled in the College's physical therapy program who show professional promise. The scholarship is named for Richard "Mac" V. McDougall who was the founding director of the UK College of Health Sciences Physical Therapy program in the mid 1960s.

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Physician Assistant Studies Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies program and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.

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The PT Study Abroad Fund helps students in the Physical Therapy Program at the UK College of Health Sciences who have financial need. The program offers opportunities in Umbria and Tuscany, Italy; Sydney, Australia; Hong Kong; Ecuador; and other locations.

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Physical Therapy Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Physical Therapy program and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.

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Physical Therapy Program Scholarship Fund supports students pursuing a degree in the Physical Therapy (PT) Program at the UK College of Health Sciences. PT students are educated and trained to be competent physical therapy practitioners who are critical thinkers, educators, and professionals.

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SMRI Athletic Initiative Gift Fund is used to optimize the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries and performance for athletes and physically active individuals across the lifespan.

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SMRI Gift Account Fund supports interactive applied research opportunities, student research projects, the development of valuable knowledge, equipment, and operations.

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UK SMRI Jockey & Equestrian Initiative supports applied research opportunities, graduate research assistantships, equipment, technology, and operations.

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William J. Meadors Physician Assistant Educational Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK CHS Physician Assistant Studies Program.

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