Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky


Financial Aid

The University of Kentucky College of Engineering has received support from the US Dept. of Energy to create the Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK), with the goal of significantly increasing the number of engineers graduating with power and energy backgrounds.

Scholarships are available

  •  Undergraduate scholarships in Power and Energy are available to Engineering Juniors and Seniors interested in Power and Energy.  Priority is given to students who are taking power and energy courses and are pursuing a Certificate in Power and Energy. You can view the program here: https://www.engr.uky.edu/power/programs/Students interested in these should apply through the College of Engineering scholarship office for a continuing student scholarship

    For more information on undergraduate scholarships, contact Mary-Michael McDonald,

  • Graduate scholarships are available for US citizens studying in an area related to power.   These are supplemental graduate scholarships.  Students interested in these graduate scholarships should contact Larry Holloway, TVA Professor, holloway@uky.edu .
  • Graduate research assistantships are available from faculty members with PEIK who have active research projects.  For these assistantships, students should contact faculty members directly to inquire about opportunities.For more information
    To inquire about the international scholarships and ask other questions about the Power and Energy Institute, contact:
    Dr. Larry Holloway, 453 FPAT, 859‐323‐8523, larry.holloway@uky.edu