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Prospective Students

Prospective Students


Greetings from the University of Kentucky Debate Team


As you engage the process of making your decision about where to attend college, we wanted to share some information about Kentucky that might aid you in your effort. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with questions.


Important logistical information:





Academic Scholarships – Scholarship awards will be offered pending early application and availability of funds. Completed admission application and all supporting documents, including qualifying test score and high school transcript, must be received by December 1.


Merit Debate Scholarships-Kentucky gives merit based scholarships up to the cost of full tuition. Once you have been accepted to the University, we can make you a formal offer.


Academic Scholarships-To apply for the competitive academic scholarships, students must complete the competitive academic scholarship section of the undergraduate admission application. Please visit UK's webpage for academic scholarship offered by the University



Honors program-The Honors Application is part of the UK Admissions Application, and also part of the Common Application - you can use either to apply to the Honors Program. By completing the additional Honors essay included in the UK Admissions Application, or the Common Application, we will receive and review your application for admission to the Honors Program.


William C. Parker Debate Diversity Scholarship: The University of Kentucky is pleased to encourage academic excellence by providing William C. Parker scholarship opportunities for incoming first years with high school debate experience. Please find the application here at the bottom of this page. 


Schedule a campus visit. Please contact us to help find a date that works and let us help with logistics.


Email us with any questions you might have about the school or program at David.Arnett [at] uky.edu