Scholarships, Grants and Awards


Zembrod Award
The Department of Hispanic Studies awards annually the Zembrod Award to students who will have junior status at the time of taking up the award. The award, up to $750.00, is to be used towards study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country (plans to be approved by the Department of Hispanic Studies).

Deadline for application is Tuesday, November 19, 2013.  

Dr. Alan Brown
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Hispanic Studies
1127 Patterson Office Tower
Lexington, KY 40506
Office Phone: 859-257-7093

Sigma Delta Pi Scholarships
Members of Sigma Delta Pi are eligible to apply for scholarships. For further information, contact Dr. Aníbal Biglieri (contact information listed above).

Office of International Affairs Scholarships
Two OIA Semester Scholarships of $1750 are awarded for a semester of year-long programs offered by University of Kentucky colleges and departments and including the CIEE program in Seville.

One OIA Summer Scholarship of up to $1000 is in use in Summer Programs offered by University of Kentucky departments, and including the KIIS programs to Spain and Mexico. Only students wih no previous travel abroad are eligible.

In order to apply for these scholarships you must be enrolled in UK at time of application and at least a sophomore status during study abroad. The deadline is the last day of classes in December. For more information:

Study Abroad Services
Office of International Affairs
105 Bradley Hall.
Telephone (859) 257-4067 ext. 229

Travelling Scholars Grants
Grants of up to $750 are awarded for independent research to be conducted abroad or in the U.S. outside of Kentucky. This award is not applicable to a structured study abroad program. In order to apply for these grants you must have at least sophomore status. The deadline is November 10 for projects to be undertaken in the Spring semester and March 10 for projects in the Summer or Fall semesters. For more information, contact Study Abroad Services (contact information listed above).

Other types of scholarships
For information on Marshall scholarships and Rhodes scholarships, contact Study Abroad Services (contact information listed above).


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