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 Spring Semester (all dates are approximate): 

Applications Due - End of September

Interviews - Early October

Placement - late October/November

Orientations - End of November, finals week of Fall Semester, and first week of January


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

Applications Due - Third week in January

Interviews - Last two weeks of January through first week of February

Placement - March/April 

Orientations - End of April, finals week of Spring Semester, and mid-June


For placement during the Fall Semester 2022 (all dates are approximate): 

Applications Due - March

Interviews - End of March through April

Placement - June/July 

Orientation - End of April, end of May, fourth week of August