Admissions decisions for the program are made on a rolling basis until the program is full or the program application deadline is reached. Students from all majors are encouraged to apply! 


The selection committee considers the following factors when making admissions decisions: completed application, cover letter, resume, transcript, one letter of recommendation from a UK faculty member and interview with the selection committee. Applicants should send all materials to (Note: The faculty member should send the letter of recommendation directly to The selection committee will contact selected candidates for an interview.


The following dates are approximate and may shift slightly given the academic calendar. The committee will continue to accept applications (beyond the deadline) until all placements are made.


For placement during the Fall Semester 2023 (all dates are approximate): 

Applications Due - May 29th 

Interviews - As scheduled, first week of June

Placement - June/July 

Orientation - First week of August before semester begins


For placement during the Spring Semester 2024 (all dates are approximate): 

Applications Due - October 28th

Interviews - As scheduled, First week of November

Placement - November-December

Orientations - End of November, finals week of Fall Semester 


For placement during the Summer Semester 2024 (all dates are approximate): 

Applications Due - February 12, 2024

Interviews - As scheduled, through February

Placement - March-April 

Orientations - End of April, finals week of Spring Semester