How to Apply

Undergraduate Scholarships

Completed applications must be received in 128E Funkhouser Building before 4:30 p.m. on March 1, 2018.

Each year, the UK Woman’s Club provides funds for up to full-tuition undergraduate scholarships. The scholarship awards are given to deserving Kentucky students who have completed at least 12-credit hours with a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Consideration is given to non-traditional women  with unmet financial needs. The UKWC strives to award three undergraduate scholarships each academic year. Members are not eligible for these scholarship awards.

Scholarships applications for the 2017-2018 academic year are due to the UK Office of Academic Scholarships, 128E Funkhouser Building, by 4:30 p.m. on March 1, 2018. Prior to applying, complete the 2018-2019 Federal Application for Student Financial Aid. To be considered for UKWC Scholarships, applicants must participate in an interview with the UKWC Scholarship Committee.

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Graduate Fellowships

In partnership with the University of Kentucky Graduate School, the UK Woman’s Club provides funding for graduate fellowships to students who have passed the qualifying exam and are pursuing advanced degrees in any non-professional program. Currently, our University endowment funds $2,000 fellowships to deserving students each year. The application process is administered by the Graduate School.

Fellowships applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be due to the Graduate School by October 2017.They must be submitted via email to These are self-nominating, competitive fellowship awards open to all currently enrolled, full-time or part-time Ph.D., Ed.D., D.M.A., or D.S. students. Consideration is given to female candidates who are underrepresented in their field of study. Selection is based on both academic achievement and financial need. Criteria include Kentucky residency and a graduate grade-point average of 3.2 or above. UK Woman’s Club members and professional degree students are not eligible.

More information will be available in October 2017.

For more information about our scholarships and fellowships, contact the UK Woman’s Club at


UK Education Abroad Scholarships

Applicants should apply through the UK International Center, located at Bradley Hall, 545 Rose Street. You may also call (859) 323-2106 for more information.