Academic Excellence Scholarships

 Most academic excellence scholarships are designated for first-year students and several are renewable each year. Some awards are established solely for Kentucky students.

Academic Excellence
Awarded to third-year and fourth-year students; numeric average of 92 required for consideration (not renewable); application required

Academic Merit
Awarded to a first-year student (renewable) 

Averitt Scholarship Fund
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable); preference for a native of Fayette County 

Dr. John S. and Annabel Chambers
Awarded to a fourth-year student

Dr. Charles R. Combs
Awarded to an entering first-year Kentucky student (renewable) 

Geraldine L. Cosby
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable) 

Irvine H. and Pauline B. Crosby
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable)

Dr. Richard R. and Dorothy Hillenmeyer Crutcher
Awarded to an entering first-year Kentucky student (renewable)

Dean's Scholar Program 
Awarded to an entering first-year (renewable) 

Robert L. Johnson Memorial
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable) 

Fred and Nola Jones
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable) 

L.H. May Trust
Awarded to medical students in second, third, fourth years (not renewable) 

Medical Alumni Association Scholarship
Awarded to an entering first-year Kentucky student (renewable) 

Medical Center Wright Recruitment
Awarded to an entering first-year student (may be one year or renewable) 

Michael A. Niewodowski, MD
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable) 

Walter J. Salmon, Sr. and Walter J. Salmon, Jr. Memorial (Dean's Scholar)
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable)
Recipient required to complete a clinical rotation in Nephrology during enrollment, however, no actual service commitment is required. 

Dr. Wilson Sebastian, Jr. Memorial 
Awarded to an entering first-year Kentucky student (renewable) 

Robert Shapiro, MD
Awarded to an entering first-year medical student (renewable) 

David B. Stevens, MD
Awarded to an entering first-year student (renewable)

 
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