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									William C. Parker Freshman Scholarship Application

         Postmark Deadline: January 15, 2010

               William C. Parker Scholarship Program
                       University of Kentucky
                     100C Funkhouser Building
                      Lexington, KY 40506-0054
                            (859) 323-6334
                    Email: joyceb@email.uky.edu
                                                     University of Kentucky
                                        William C. Parker Freshmen Scholarship Program

                                                 APPLICATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2010

The University of Kentucky has a mission                                                            Criteria to apply:
and commitment to aggressively recruit and                                                          Applicants must be planning to enroll at the
retain students from all segments of                                                                Lexington campus as first-time freshmen in the
society, including African American,                                                                fall semester of 2010. In addition, applicants
American Indian, Asian or Pacific Islander,                                                         must submit a high school transcript with a
                                                                                                    minimum unweighted cumulative GPA of 2.50
Hispanic, and Alaskan Native students.
                                                                                                    on a 4.00 scale and a 500-word essay on how
Factors which are considered in the holistic                                                        the student will contribute to diversity at UK.
evaluation of William C. Parker scholarship
applications include test scores, grades, an
essay, leadership experience,                                                                       Please note that offers will only be made to
extracurricular activities, awards and                                                              students who have been admitted to UK.
recognition, community service and                                                                  Thus, applicants must submit a completed UK
contribution to diversity. Awards will be                                                           Admission Application to the UK Office of
made based on the applicant’s ranking                                                               Undergraduate Admission.
within the competitive pool, with values
ranging from the cost of in-state tuition to
the cost of in-state tuition, room and meals.

The William C. Parker Scholarship is a                                                                       Scholarship Application Process Timeline
four-year renewable award, contingent                                                               January 15, 2010 – All students must have submitted applications.
upon full-time enrollment at the University                                                         April 1, 2010 – All students will be notified of their status by mail.
                                                                                                    May 1, 2010 – All students must have accepted awards.
of Kentucky and a minimum cumulative UK
grade point average of 2.50 or better.

Unfortunately, a William C. Parker
scholarship will not be offered to every
excellent student who meets the                                                                      This application and the information contained
                                                                                                       herein is for the guidance of students and
requirements and applies. However, we                                                                University personnel and does not constitute a
assure each applicant that his or her                                                                   contract or legal document. Scholarship
application will receive consideration and                                                                  offerings are subject to change.
fair treatment in what is a very competitive

The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing education opportunities to all qualified students regardless of economic or social status and will not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or
mental disability. Compliance with the Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, which prohibits sex discrimination, and with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is
coordinated by the Equal Opportunity Office, 13 Main Bldg., University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0033, (859) 257-8927.

        William C. Parker Scholarship Program • University of Kentucky • 100C Funkhouser Building • Lexington, KY 40506-0054
                         (859) 323-6334 • www.uky.edu/AcademicScholarships/ • Email: joyceb@email.uky.edu
                                                                                                                                  William C. Parker
                                                                                                                            Freshman Scholarship Application


Name __________________________________________________________________ UK Student ID # ______________________
                           Last                               First                                 Middle

Social Security Number ________-________-________                                                                           Telephone Number (_______) _________-________
Permanent Address __________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                       Street/Route                                                         City

                                               State                              Zip                  County
Email Address _______________________________________________________________________________________________


High School ___________________________________________________________________________(______)_______-_______
                                           Name                                                               City, State                                          Telephone

High School Counselor’s Name ________________________________                                                               Expected Date of Graduation __________________
Rank in Class ______________________________________________
                                                                                                                            Cumulative Grade Point Average                     _______________________
                                                       (e.g., 5 in class of 250)                                                   (Unweighted, based on a 4.00 scale)

STANDARDIZED TEST SCORES – Combined scores from two or more tests will not be considered.

ACT Scores                 __________              __________              __________               __________              __________            __________
                               Test Date                 English               Mathematics              Reading             Science Reasoning         Composite

SAT-I Scores               __________              __________              __________               __________
                               Test Date               Mathematics            Critical Reading        Total (M+CR)

PSAT Scores                __________              __________              __________               __________              __________
                               Test Date                 Verbal                Mathematics            Writing Skills         Selection Index

Are you a National Merit® Semifinalist?                         Yes  No                        Are you a National Achievement® Semifinalist?                            Yes  No
Are you a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar?  Yes                                 No                 Are you a KY Governor’s School for the Arts Graduate?                              Yes  No

Intended UK Major(s): _________________________________________________________________________________________
Why have you chosen this field of study? __________________________________________________________________________

                                                                                                              I understand that the application is incomplete and void unless the
Name and address of parents or guardians:                                                                     following documents are attached and received in the William C.
                                                                                                              Parker Scholarship Office or postmarked by January 15, 2010.
__________________________________________________                                                            (Please verify with a check mark by each item.)

__________________________________________________                                                                Completed William C. Parker Freshman Scholarship Application
                                                                                                                  Transcript (This in addition to the transcript you sent to other UK offices)
__________________________________________________                                                                Copy of ACT OR SAT scores (if not on high school transcript)
                                                                                                                  Your essay of approximately 500 words entitled,

                                                                                                                  “How I Will Contribute to Diversity at the University of Kentucky”
                                                                                                              I understand that I must apply for admission to the University through
William C. Parker Scholarship Program                                                                         the UK Office of Undergraduate Admission to be considered for a
University of Kentucky                                                                                        William C. Parker Scholarship. I verify that the information submitted is
100C Funkhouser Building                                                                                      accurate to the best of my knowledge.
Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0054
We cannot guarantee receipt of scholarship applications mailed to any other address. For                                      Signature                                              Date
verification of receipt of scholarship application, include a self-addressed postcard. It will be
returned to you when your scholarship application arrives.
                                                                                                                  This application will not be accepted without your signature.
                                             Please use the space provided and list in order of importance to you.
(include school, community, and other organizations)

                                                                                                        Hours per                Leadership
                                        Activity                             9     10     11     12       Week                  Positions Held

                             Award or Recognition                            9     10     11     12               (Local, Regional, State, National)

                                                                                                        Hours per
                                    Organization                             9     10     11     12       Week                   Positions Held

                                                                                                             AP & IB COURSES
__________________________________________________                                 Does your high school offer courses at the following level:
                                                                                   Advanced Placement               Yes  No
__________________________________________________                                 International Baccalaureate  Yes  No
                                                                                   If so, please complete the following section by checking the AP/IB
__________________________________________________                                 courses your high school offers and the AP/IB courses you have taken
                                                                                   or are currently taking.
                                                                                               AP                                        IB
__________________________________________________                                 Offered Taken Currently                   Offered Taken Currently
                                                                                                      Taking                                     Taking
                                                                                                           Biology                            
SENIOR YEAR COURSES                                                                                        Calculus                           
                                                                                                           Chemistry                          
__________________________________________________                                                         Computer Sci.                      
                                                                                                           English                            
__________________________________________________                                                         Fine Arts                          
                                                                                                           Foreign Lang.                      
__________________________________________________                                                         Geography                          
                                                                                                           History                            
                                                                                                           Psychics                           
__________________________________________________                                                         Psychology                         
                                                                                                           Other _______                      
__________________________________________________                                                         Other _______                      

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