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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.




16 Wildcats Recognized By NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Ten UK students and recent graduates have been selected to receive government-funded National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships. Three UK doctoral students and three alumni received honorable mention recognition from the NSF.

Victor Montgomery Awarded Boren Fellowship

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

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