Information about these scholarships:

  • Students that have submitted an application to UK are eligible to apply for these awards. Awards will be contingent upon UK admission status and acceptance to the College of Social Work. This is a competitive process with limited awards.
  • Emerging Scholar Award-$2,500: This award is given to incoming freshman social work students who show academic promise and have a significant unmet need based upon the FAFSA.
  • Dean’s Excellence Award-$2,500: This award is given to incoming freshman social work students who exemplify academic promise through a commitment and work ethic in scholarship reflected in a minimum of a 28 ACT score and a 3.5 unweighted high school GPA.
  • Deadline: February 15th, 2019

Please complete the application below and submit with the requested supporting documents listed at the bottom of the page. Applications and supporting materials must be received by the deadline to be considered. This form will become unavailable after the application deadline has passed.
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