- Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
With the help of financial support of alumni and friends, the UK College of Health Sciences has prepared students for careers helping the people of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond attain the highest level of health possible. Your support in this great work is essential.
You can give online to the College’s general fund, the Health Sciences Fund for Excellence, or give to a specific program, scholarship or fund. If you would like to direct your gift to a program or effort not listed below, please just contact the College’s philanthropy officer at email@example.com or 859-321-8845.
Health Sciences Academic Fund for Excellence supports student education in the College of Health Sciences.
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.
Brian Wise Scholarship Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK CHS Athletic Training Master's Program.
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.
Communication Disorders Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Communication Sciences and Disordersprogram and helps to create a strong alumni/student network.
Dwain Robert Rice Memorial Scholarship Fundwas 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. The University in its efforts to obtain the educational benefits of a diverse student body and fulfill the requests of the donors, gives preference to student applicants who would increase the diversity within the Physical Therapy DPT Program.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Physician Assistant Studies Development Alumni Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK College of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies program andhelps to create a strong alumni/student network.
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.
Physical Therapy 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.
SMRI Funds benefit research to improve the prevention of injuries, optimize health and wellness, and develop unique rehabilitation protocols to optimize outcomes. Areas of focus include Active Duty Military & Veterans, Active Women’s Health Initiative, Jockey Equine Initiative, and Athletic Initiative.
William J. Meadors Physician Assistant Educational Fund provides scholarship assistance to students in the UK CHS Physician Assistant Studies Program.