Scholarships, Grants and Awards

Zembrod Award

The Department of Hispanic Studies awards annually the Zembrod Award (PDF) to students who will have junior status at the time of taking up the award. The award, up to $1250.00, is to be used towards study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country (plans to be approved by the Department of Hispanic Studies). See the attached description by clicking on the link above for details regarding the application process.  

Deadline for submission of all materials is March 31, 2021. 

For further information and to apply, contact:
Dr. Heather Campbell-Speltz
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Hispanic Studies
1161 Patterson Office Tower
heather.campbellspeltz@uky.edu
(859) 257-5763

Sigma Delta Pi Scholarships

Members of Sigma Delta Pi are eligible to apply for scholarships. 

For further information and to apply, contact:
Dr. Georgie Medina
Faculty Adviser for Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society
Faculty Adviser for Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society
Department of Hispanic Studies
1139 Patterson Office Tower
gmedi00@uky.edu
(859) 257-7097

Other Scholarships

For information on the Marshall Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship, contact:

Education Abroad
UK International Center
315 Bradley Hall
educationabroad@uky.edu
(859) 257 4067

Websites:
https://competitiveawards.uky.edu/awards/marshall-scholarship
https://competitiveawards.uky.edu/awards/rhodes-scholarship

Meredith Leigh Buscher Memorial Scholarship

UK Education Abroad is proud to announce the Meredith Leigh Buscher Memorial Scholarship, sponsored by James F. Buscher and his family, for qualified students participating in Education Abroad credit-bearing international programs. The deadline to apply is March 1st for Fall programs and October 1st for Spring programs.  To be eligible for the Meredith Leigh Buscher Memorial Scholarship, you must also have a program application on file in "Accepted" status.  This scholarship is available for full-time undergraduate students of any major or discipline currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky participating in credit bearing, semester-long Spanish language and culture education abroad program in South or Central America. Preference will be given to those students studying Spanish language.

The deadline to apply is March 1st for Fall programs and October 1st for Spring programs.

Website: https://international.uky.edu/ea/browse-scholarships-0