Undergraduate Scholarships for Incoming Freshmen
All scholarships listed below are renewable.
|| Minimum GPA
|| ACT/ SAT (M+CR)
|| Priority Deadline
|| How to Apply
25 / 1200
25 / 1200
30 / 1390
- Automatically considered if you check the academic scholarship/honors box in the application - no separate application required
- Apply for admission by December 1
- Must be a freshman undergraduate student
|William C. Parker Diversity
- Apply for admission by December 1 (priority deadline); February 15 (final deadline) - early application is encouraged.
- 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
- For more details on this scholarship please click here
||$3,000 - $16,000
- Apply for admission by February 15
- Email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org 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
- Must be international undergraduate freshman or transfer student
*Students who qualify for in-state tuition are ineligible for these scholarships.
Please note that scholarships are awarded to admitted students; applicants with missing documentation may not be considered for scholarships.
Deadlines, amounts and requirements vary by department. More information here: http://www.uky.edu/financialaid/college-departmental
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.
External Resources for Grants & Scholarships
Funding sources can differ depending on the region of the world in which students live. We strongly suggest contacting the nearest Overseas Education Advising Center or the U.S. Embassy/Consulate in your country. These centers have updated information about financial assistance and can assist with the application process.