A&S Academic Awards

All A&S scholarship recipients must be a full time student and a declared major in A&S (with the exception of the Rosenbaum Scholarship). 

Apply for a scholarship housed within the A&S Dean's Office

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 (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
    • Demonstrates 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
    • Science 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
    • Demonstrates financial need
    • Actively involved in extra-curricular activities
    • Renewable award
  • Doris Fooks Rosenbaum and Harold D. Rosenbaum, M.D. Scholarship
    • Graduating senior from Robertson County, Kentucky AND from Adair County, Kentucky
    • Maysville Community & Technical College in Mason County, Kentucky, who are originally from Robertson County, Kentucky
    • 3.2 GPA or top 15% of high school class
    • Demonstrates substantial unmet financial need
    • Pursuing a major or minor in the College of Arts and Sciences
    • Actively involved in community service
    • May be renewed for up to four years. Students must reapply each year to be considered
  • 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 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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