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Scholarships for Transfer Students

The Dean's Scholarships for Transfer Students

The Dean’s Scholarships for Transfer Students are used to support outstanding transfer students. The University of Kentucky College of Engineering awards scholarships to incoming engineering students transferring from another college, community college or university. Students from Kentucky Community and Technical College System institutions are encouraged to apply. Scholarships are available for students entering UK during both the fall and the spring semesters.

Instructions for application:

  • Make certain to submit official transcripts from each school attended to the UK Admissions Office. A minimum of 24 credit hours must be completed to be considered
  • Include with your scholarship application one letter of recommendation from a math and/or science instructor at your current school
  • Also include with your application a double-spaced, 250-word essay which includes your educational and career goals, specific financial needs and any special circumstances
  • Applicants must have taken calculus and physics receiving at least a B letter grade in each. In addition, candidates must have a 3.0 or above GPA at their current institution since that is the GPA requirement in order to maintain the scholarship in the College of Engineering

Each applicant must satisfy all University of Kentucky requirements for entrance into a College of Engineering degree program before being considered for these scholarships. Download the Fall 2021 Application

Fall deadline: June 15
Spring deadline: November 15

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