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The College of Education offers scholarships for entering freshmen, enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, as well as students in the COST overseas student teaching program. The College of Education has both needs-based and non-needs-based scholarships. Applicants who wish to be considered for needs-based scholarships must submit a FAFSA.

By completing the correct application below, you will be automatically considered for all College of Education scholarships for which you meet the criteria.

Evaluation Criteria for College of Education Scholarships

  • Must have a completed application submitted by the deadline.
  • Must be accepted to the University of Kentucky and have a major declared in the College of Education.
  • Must maintain progress in the declared major within the College of Education, based on requirements (some graduate scholarships allow for part-time enrollment).
  • If awarded a College of Education scholarship, the student is expected to attend a scholarship appreciation banquet and must write a letter acknowledging receipt of the scholarship.


Scholarship applications for Fall 2017 – Spring 2018.

Link-Icon  Incoming Freshmen Application (High School Seniors)  – Deadline passed

Link-Icon  Undergraduate Application (Current and Transfer Students) – Deadline passed

Link-Icon  Graduate Application – Deadline passed


KMERR Application

Minority Education Recruitment & Retention Scholarship (KMERR) Application – (PDF)