Scholarships & Financial Aid

The Gatton College of Business and Economics offers a wide variety of scholarships that are based on academic performance, financial need, program of study, ethnicity, and residency. For consideration, incoming students must apply to UK prior to February 1st of each year.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics offers a wide variety of scholarships that range in amount from $500 – $5000. These scholarships are primarily based on academic performance, financial need, program of study, ethnicity, and residency. Scholarships are awarded to four distinct groups of students: incoming freshmen, current business students, transfer students, and international students.


Incoming Freshmen

Gatton scholarships for incoming freshmen are based on academic performance, financial need, intended major, ethnicity and residency. For full consideration, please apply to UK prior to February 1st of each year. Awards are made by April 1 and students are notified by letter to their home address.


Current Business Students

Transfer Students

A number of scholarships are available to current and transfer students. To be eligible for these scholarships students must complete our Gatton College Scholarship application. Awards are made by mid-July following application.

Applications will be available in March of 2017 for 2017-2018 academic year scholarships. The application can be found by logging in to the personal forms & applications section of the Gatton College website. Applications must be submitted by May 5, 2017 for full consideration.

Click here to apply for Current Business Student and Transfer Student Scholarships using your myUK credentials.  

For more information about the scholarships offered by the Gatton College of Business & Economics please contact us at 859-257-4627.

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy undergraduate scholarship application window is open through March 31, 2017. Click here for more information.


University of Kentucky Financial Aid

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid (SFA) is to provide financial aid to students who would be unable to attend the University without such assistance. Additionally, our mission is to also support the success of colleges and students in their commitment to academic excellence through outstanding service. We strive to provide a student-oriented approach in the administration of financial aid programs by being responsive to the needs of students, their families, and other constituents.

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External Scholarships

Gatton College students are encouraged to research and apply for additional financial support through external scholarships. There are a variety of external scholarships available through professional organizations, companies, academic societies, and other organizations. These scholarship opportunities are often communicated through the Gatton College listserv and within each academic department.