Ways to Give

Annual Support

Regular contributions to the College of Health Sciences Academic Fund for Excellence are used for the greatest need - thereby strengthening every area of the college. Annual support is vital for maintaining the excellence of our two distinct departments and nine programs.

Annual giving to the College of Health Sciences Academic Fund For Excellence supports:

  • Scholarships
  • Research by students and faculty
  • Opportunities for Student travel to regional and national conferences
  • Alumni outreach activities
  • Campus lectures and presentations by prominent educators
  • Facilities, technology, and equipment maintenance and improvement
  • The college’s ability to quickly respond to timely opportunities


Setting up a specific gift to perpetually support a student scholarship, faculty position, program, and/or research award will guarantee continued excellence and success of the College Health Sciences at the University of Kentucky. This gift can be in honor or in memory of a loved one or friend. Matching funds may be available to quickly increase the support of an endowment.

A Planned Gift

One of the most effective methods of giving to UK's College of Health Sciences is a planned gift. There are many types of planned gifts, from a simple bequest to a charitable trust. It is important for you to carefully select the best methods and assets for making such a gift. Gift planning will enable you to assist the college in its mission of education, research and service while also reducing your burden of income, capital gains, or estate taxes. For more information, please call our Office at 859-218-0563.

Your Gifts Matter!

By supporting the College of Health Sciences, you help provide the best education for tomorrow's leaders. Your support helps with:

  • Scholarships and financial aid
  • Faculty support, retention, and recruitment
  • Research funding
  • Facilities and technology improvements
  • Unrestricted resources that can be used wherever the need is greatest.

Please read more about Tiers of Giving. You may also choose to Give Online — please designate your gift to the College of Health Sciences. You may also pledge a gift that can be paid over time. For more information about giving to CHS, or for comments or questions, contact Loralyn Cecil at (859) 218-0563.

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