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There are several ways for students at the University of Kentucky to obtain funding for research-based, scholarly, or creative projects.





External Funding Opportunities

External grants and scholarships for undergraduate research activity are available. We encourage you to search online for other award sources, especially those supporting research in the arts and humanities. Our list is not comprehensive.

    External Funding Requiring University Endorsement

    Fellowships Requiring Undergraduate Research Experience

    ** These awards require a university endorsement. For more information on any of the scholarships listed, visit the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards.

    A more comprehensive list of external funding opportunities is available on the UK Office of Nationally Competitive Awards website.