A&S Academic Awards

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All A&S scholarship recipients must be a full time student and a declared major in A&S. 

SCHOLARSHIPS HOUSED WITHIN THE A&S DEAN’S OFFICE   

  • Advancing Science for Kentuckians Scholarship Fund (ASK)
    • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
    • Kentucky Resident
    • Preference is given to those who major in Geology, then Physics or Chemistry
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
    • Renewable Award
  • Susan M. Belmore Memorial Scholarship
    • One Time Award
  • Anna Beth Burnett Scholarship
    • Kentucky resident
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Overcoming life’s obstacles (as stated in the application)
  • The Cleveland Fund
    • Senior
    • 3.5 GPA
    • One Time Award
  • Cobb-Little Scholarship Fund
    • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
    • Preference is given to Fayette County Residents, then Scott, Bourbon, Clark, Jessamine or Woodford County, then Kentucky residents
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
    • Renewable Award
  • William R. & Lucy Salmon Crain Scholarship in Health Sciences
    • Sophomore
    • Kentucky resident and a graduate of a Kentucky high school; preference will be given to students from Hopkins or Fleming County residents.  (or, from Hopkins or Felming County High Schools, Kentucky).
    • 3.5 GPA
    • 90% completion towards Pre-Professional requirements in medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy
    • One Time Award
  • Scott, Sue Ann and Foster Family Scholarship Fund
    • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrate extracurricular involvement in Official University-Sponsored organizations
  • Andrew Jackson Gardner Scholarship Fund
    • Full-time undergraduate student
    • Renewable Award
  • Robert P. & Carla H. Hay Scholarship Fund
    • Kentucky or Tennessee resident
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
    • Renewable Award
  • Bush-Holbrook Undergraduate Scholarship in the College of Arts and Sciences
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
  • J. Wesley Johnson Scholarship Endowment Fund in Arts and Sciences
    • Kentucky resident
    • Sciences major
  • Jones Family Scholarship
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
  • Kash Senior Pre-Med Scholarship
    • Senior
    • Completed all Pre-Professional requirements in medicine
    • One Time Award
  • David and Lauri Perry Scholarship Fund
    • Freshman or Sophomore
    • 3.25 Unweighted GPA in high school
    • Exhibits financial need
    • Actively involved in extra-curricular activities
    • Renewable Award
  • Doris Fooks and Harold D. Rosenbaum, M.D. Endowed Scholarship for Adair and Robertson Counties
    • Graduating senior from Deming High/Robertson Co., Kentucky AND from Adair County High/Adair Co., Kentucky
    • 3.2 GPA or top 15% of class
    • Only where selections end in a tie will financial need be given consideration.
    • Volunteer community service
    • Two Renewable Awards
  • David A. and Michelle Schwarte Scholarship in Political Science
    • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
    • 3.5 GPA
    • Political Science major
    • Must enroll in a minimum of 3 hours of UK Writing courses per calendar year
    • Renewable Award
  • Ralph M. Shearer Endowed Scholarship
    • Kentucky Resident
    • Graduated from High School in Pulaski or Wayne County, Kentucky; Graduates from High Schools located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky shall next be considered.
    • Renewable Award
  • Hajja Razia Sharif Sheikh Islamic Studies Endowed Scholarship
    • Undergraduate or Graduate (students will be considered)
    • 3.0 GPA
    • Pursuing a course of study in Islamic Studies
    • One Time Award
  • Thomas E. Shown, MD, Scholarship
    • Freshman
    • 2.75 GPA
    • Must be a minimum of 20 years old "Second Start" student (less than 30 hours earned when entering UK a second time)
    • Must work 20 hours per month off campus
  • Thomas M. and Jeri A. Tippett Scholarship in Arts and Sciences
    • Sophomore, Junior or Senior
    • Must take a minimum of 3 credit hours of Business courses per semester
    • Renewable Award
  • Madie Lee Walker Scholarship
    • One Time Award
  • Henry Ward Endowed Scholarship
    • Kentucky High School Graduate
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
    • Renewable Award
  • Mimi Ward Undergraduate Research Award
    • 2.75 GPA
    • Students must have received less than 2 other academic scholarships.
    • Participation in academic research required (faculty lab, as part of a course requirement or as an independent study project).
    • One Time Award
  • Whitehouse Pre-Med Award
    • 90% completion towards Pre-Professional requirements in medicine, dentistry, or pharmacy
    • MCAT performance given consideration
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
    • One Time Award
  • Myrtle M. and Orvan R. Whitlow Scholarship Fund
    • Incoming Freshman
    • Kentucky Resident
    • ACT of 30 or above (SAT 1190)
    • GPA 3.5
    • Demonstrates Financial Need
    • Renewable Award
       
  • Robert and Anne Trunzo Scholarship in Political Science and Pre-Law
    • Open to Political Science majors or Arts & Sciences majors who plan to attend law school
    • Must be minimum junior status at time of internship or education abroad
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA

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