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The Office of Nationally Competitive Awards assists students in applying for scholarships and fellowships funded by sources independent of the University of Kentucky. Our office administers the campus nomination process for 12 awards that require institutional endorsement. We also provide guidance to students applying for awards that allow direct application.




Victor Montgomery Awarded Boren Fellowship

Diplomacy and International Commerce graduate student Victor Montgomery received a Boren Fellowship to study Russian language.

Four Wildcats Receive Fulbright Awards

Three UK students and one recent graduate have been offered Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarships to travel abroad to teach, study or pursue research for the 2022-23 academic year

130 Fulbright student recipients

9/7 Fulbright Campus Deadline

12 University Endorsed Awards



UK's Hadeel Abdallah Named Rhodes Scholar

Goldwater Scholars Discuss Research Projects