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Student Opportunity Fund




The UK College of Engineering prides itself on offering students involved in engineering-related extracurricular activities opportunities to travel nationally and internationally for conferences, competitions and research projects. The Student Opportunity Fun enables the College to supply students with such funds. As a result, our students often graduate with educational experiences beyond the classroom that prepare them for industry challenges in the United States and abroad.

Contact Melissa Brown at (859) 257-8827 for more information.

Some student opportunities sponsored last year:
Organization Project
American Institute of Chem. Engr. AICHE National Conf.
American Soc. Of Civil Engr. Ohio Valley Student Competition
American Soc. Of Mechanical Engr. Two teams to ASME Student Design Competition
Biomedical Engineering Soc. Professional Development Seminars
UK – IEEE Southeast Conference
Materials Advantage Mat. Sci. and Tech. 2011 Conf. and Exhibition
Institute of Transportation Engineers ITE meeting – special guests
NSBE NSBE National Convention
Pi Tau Sigma Pi Tau Sigma Conference
Society of Automotive Engineers Formula SAE Competition
Society of Automotive Engineers – Paducah SAE Baja Vehicle Competition
Triangle Fraternity UKLA
Ingels Hall activities numerous, including pizza and snacks