Deadline: January 13, 2012
The UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM offers funds to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential for superior academic performance. Scholarship awards are made without regard to race, creed, religious preferences, sex, or
Applicants must be planning to enroll on the Lexington Campus as firsttime freshmen in the 2012 fall semester. Factors which are considered in the evaluation of scholarship applications include an essay, leadership experience, class rank, test scores, grades, extracurricular activities, work experience, awards and recognition, and community service.Unfortunately, the University of Kentucky cannot offer scholarships to all of the excellent students who apply. However, we can assure each applicant that he or she will receive consideration and fair treatment in what is a very competitive situation.
Competitive Academic Scholarship Requirements
❑ High School GPA: Minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.50 on a 4.00 scale on file with the UK Office of Undergraduate Admission by January 13, 2012. Due to our geographically diverse scholarship applicant pool, only an unweighted GPA will be considered. Students who do not meet the unweighted minimum GPA requirement cannot be considered for scholarship awards.
❑ Standardized Test Score: Minimum 31 ACT composite score OR 1360 SAT (Math+Reading) total score on file with the UK Office of Undergraduate Admission Office by January 13, 2012. Minimum test scores are based on the composite or total score from one test date. Combined scores, also known as a superscore, from two or more tests will not be considered for scholarship awards. Students who do not
meet the minimum test score requirements cannot be considered for scholarship awards.
❑ IN ADDITION, applicants for an academic scholarship must have applied for admission and have a qualifying test score and high school transcript with a qualifying unweighted GPA on file with the Office of Undergraduate Admission by the January 13, 2012 scholarship deadline.
The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing educational opportunities to all qualified students regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. Compliance with the Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination, and with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is coordinated by the Equal Opportunity Office, 13 Main Bldg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0033, (859) 257-8927. Scholarship offerings are subject to change.