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International Student Undergraduate Scholarships

The University of Kentucky Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships offers undergraduate academic-based scholarships for incoming freshmen, currently enrolled, and transfer students. International undergraduate students admitted to the university can be considered for these awards if scholarship eligibility criteria and application deadlines are met. Students are also encouraged to connect with the UK International Center and research the additional scholarship opportunities below. 

College & Departmental Scholarships

Students who have chosen an academic program are encouraged to contact their college/department regarding scholarship opportunities. Requirements vary. Some UK colleges are now utilizing ScholarshipUniverse for departmental scholarship applications, but please check with your respective college regarding their specific scholarship procedures and deadlines.  


ScholarshipUniverse (SU) is an online scholarship platform that matches students to relevant, vetted external scholarship opportunities, as well as internal scholarships offered by the university. SU is available for currently enrolled UK students and admitted prospective students who have a linkblue account.  

Graduate and Professional Scholarships

For information regarding Graduate and Professional student scholarships, fellowships, and assistantship opportunities, please contact the Graduate School.