Non-Traditional and Part-Time Students Scholarships

Scholarship Programs for Adult Students

Levis D. McCullers Undergraduate Scholarship

Undergraduate, non-traditional age college students currently enrolled at the UK Lexington Campus may apply for this award for Fall 2021.

To be eligible, applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 3.00 cumulative GPA or higher at UK. Applicants must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree as a full-time or part-time student.

All applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the Levis D. McCullers Undergraduate Scholarship will be considered for a $500 award for the Fall 2021 semester.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021: March 1, 2021
Download Application Form (PDF)

In addition to completing the scholarship application, students applying for the Levis D. McCullers Undergraduate Scholarship must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. (FAFSA priority deadline is March 1st.)


Lexington Woman's Club Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled at the UK Lexington Campus may apply for this award for the 2021-2022 academic year.

To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Kentucky who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher at UK. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in an undergraduate degree program at UK. Consideration will be given to non-traditional age college students with financial need.

Scholarships covering up to full tuition at the resident rate for the fall and spring semesters are awarded through this program.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021: June 15, 2021
Download Application Form (PDF)

In addition to completing the scholarship application, students applying for the Lexington Woman’s Club Scholarship must also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. (FAFSA priority deadline is March 1st.)


Suburban Woman's Club Scholarship

Full-time undergraduate students currently enrolled at the UK Lexington Campus may apply for this award for the 2021-2022 academic year.

To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Kentucky who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 2.75 cumulative GPA or higher at UK. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in an undergraduate degree program at UK. Consideration will be given to non-traditional age college students with financial need.

Scholarships covering up to full tuition at the resident rate for the fall and spring semesters are awarded through this program.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021: June 15, 2021
Download Application Form (PDF)

In addition to completing the scholarship application, students applying for the Lexington Woman’s Club Scholarship must also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. (FAFSA priority deadline is March 1st.)


UK Woman's Club Scholarship

Undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at UK may apply for this award for the 2021-2022 academic year.

To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Kentucky who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 3.00 cumulative GPA or higher at UK. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in an undergraduate degree program at UK. Consideration will be given to non-traditional students with financial need.

Scholarships covering up to full tuition at the resident rate for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters are awarded through this program.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021: March 1, 2021
Download Application Form (PDF)

In addition to completing the scholarship application, students applying for the UK Woman’s Club Scholarship must also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. (FAFSA priority deadline is March 1st.)


Scholarship Programs for Part-Time Students

Levis D. McCullers Undergraduate Scholarship

Undergraduate, non-traditional age college students currently enrolled at the UK Lexington Campus may apply for this award for Fall 2021.

To be eligible, applicants must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 3.00 cumulative GPA or higher at UK. Applicants must be pursuing their first undergraduate degree as a full-time or part-time student.

All applicants who meet the minimum requirements for the Levis D. McCullers Undergraduate Scholarship will be considered for a $500 award for the Fall 2021 semester.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021: March 1, 2021
Download Application Form (PDF)

In addition to completing the scholarship application, students applying for the Levis D. McCullers Undergraduate Scholarship must also submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. (FAFSA priority deadline is March 1st.)


UK Woman's Club Scholarship

Undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at UK may apply for this award for the 2021-2022 academic year.

To be eligible, applicants must be residents of Kentucky who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours and have a 3.00 cumulative GPA or higher at UK. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time or part-time in an undergraduate degree program at UK. Consideration will be given to non-traditional students with financial need.

Scholarships covering up to full tuition at the resident rate for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters are awarded through this program.

Deadline to Apply for Fall 2021: March 1, 2021
Download Application Form (PDF)

In addition to completing the scholarship application, students applying for the UK Woman’s Club Scholarship must also submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. (FAFSA priority deadline is March 1st.)


UK Women's Forum Educational Assistance Award

Eligible University of Kentucky employees may apply for a $250 reimbursement to assist with the cost of books and/or other materials, supplies, and fees related to their UK course work.

For detailed information and application form for the UK Women's Forum Educational Assistance Award, please visit their website by clicking here.


Additional Opportunities for Adult and Part-Time Students

Bluegrass Alliance for Women Legacy of Leadership Scholarship

The Bluegrass Alliance for Women offers $500 non-renewable scholarships to women who have demonstrated strong leadership skills and a commitment to volunteer service. These awards are available to female residents of any Bluegrass Areas Development District County (Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Garrard, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mercer, Nicholas, Powell, Scott, or Woodford).

Applicants must either be a currently enrolled full-time or part-time college student seeking scholarship funds or a non-traditional student attending college for the first time or going back to college.

For more information about the awards offered by the Bluegrass Alliance for Women, please visit their website by clicking here.


Child Care Grant

The University of Kentucky Student Government Association offers child care grants to UK students who have a dependent child or children.

To be eligible, applicants must be officially admitted to the University of Kentucky, submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, and provide an estimate of household monthly living expenses. These grants are need-based awards offered during the fall and spring semesters.

For more information about the grants offered by the UK Student Government Association and for applications, please visit their website by clicking here.


Outside/Private Scholarships

Students can search for external scholarship opportunities on ScholarshipUniverse. Students must be admitted to the university and have an active UK linkblue email account and password to access ScholarshipUniverse.

 


Fastweb

Fastweb is an online resource for students who are interested in searching for available scholarships or grants. Using this link, you can enter specific information about you, which the site will match with potential scholarships and grants for you.


P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund

The Educational Loan Fund was established in 1907 to make loans available to qualified women desiring higher education, who are in need of financial assistance.

Candidates must be recommended by a local chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood and be within two years of completing their course of study. The current maximum loan is $12,000 at 3% interest and due six years from the date of issue. Following the graduation date originally stated on the application, interest will begin accruing and will be billed on an annual basis.

For more information about the P.E.O. Educational Loan Fund, please contact Fredda Moody at (859) 223-1140.