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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.




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

Gretchen Ruschman to Participate in Research Internship in Germany

Junior Gretchen Ruschman will participate this summer in the Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE) program through the German Academic Exchange Service (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst – DAAD).

57 Fulbright student recipients since 2010

9/7 Fulbright Campus Deadline

12 University Endorsed Awards



UK's Hadeel Abdallah Named Rhodes Scholar

Goldwater Scholars Discuss Research Projects