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Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships

All scholarships listed below are renewable.

     Scholarship            Award   Minimum GPA    ACT/ SAT (M+CR)      Priority Deadline      How to Apply
Bluegrass Spirit from $8,000 3.00 25 / 1200 December 1
  • Automatically considered - no separate application required
  • Apply for admission by December 1
  • Must be a freshman undergraduate student
William C. Parker Diversity from $5,000 2.50 Required December 1
  • Apply for admission by December 1
  • Complete the William C. Parker scholarship section of the admission application and provide supporting documents
    • A 500-word essay on the topic: How I will contribute to diversity at the University of Kentucky
  • Must be an international undergraduate freshman or transfer student
International Ambassador $3,000 - $16,000 2.50 Considered February 15
  • Apply for admission by February 15
  • Email the following to audra.cryder@uky.edu with the subject line "International Scholarship Selection Committee:" 
    • Name and date of birth as it appears in your passport
    • Student ID number (look for the admission letter)
    • One-page essay describing how you could serve as a student ambassador to the university, plus any experiences you have in leadership & volunteerism
    • One letter of recommendation
    • Assessed non-resident tuition
  • Must be international undergraduate freshman or transfer student
Transfer Achievement  $4,000 3.00  N/A June 15
  • Apply for admission by June 15
  • Must be an international undergraduate transfer student
Housing Scholarship $2,000 2.50 N/A June 15
  • Apply for admission by June 15
  • Must be an international undergraduate transfer student
  • Student must live in a University residence hall during the fall and spring semesters to receive housing scholarship both semesters
  • Award is renewable if the student continues to live in a university residence hall during Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters.

 

Please note that scholarships are awarded to admitted students; applicants with missing documentation may not be considered for scholarships.

Other Scholarships

Departmental Scholarships:

Deadlines, amounts and requirements vary by department. More information here: http://www.uky.edu/financialaid/college-departmental

 

Graduate Scholarships:

Information on types of assistantships can be found here: http://gradschool.uky.edu/types-assistantships

You can also apply to fellowships and other funding opportunities.