Scholarships

  • The college scholarship application for current students is due today (April 1).  For more information, click here
  • The Kentucky Poultry Federation is now accepting applications for KPF scholarships. These scholarships were created to benefit the children and grandchildren of poultry complex employees, growers, and allied members. To apply online, click here

Experiential Opportunities

  • Fall 2019 peer instructors are needed for GEN 100: Issues in Agriculture, Food and Environment.  All students with a minimum 3.0 GPA are eligible to apply.  The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 10. For more information, click here
  • UK Student Government invites all students with a minimum 2.5 GPA to apply for an executive leadership position for the 2019-20 school year. Open positions include director of events, financial officer, communication officer, director of health and wellness, and more. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 3 at noon. For more information, and to apply, click here

Job Openings

  • AgTech Scientific is seeking summer interns who are interested in the hemp industry. For more information, click here.
  • The Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky are looking for someone passionate about food and improving health through a sustainable food system to serve as full-time Food Justice Manager. For more information, click here
  • UK Horticulture is seeking students for full-time, paid undergraduate research positions this summer. Students will join an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers focused on resolving stalk lodging in corn. Participants will assist in the the planting and maintenance of experimental plots and be tasked with using analytical techniques to collect and organize data in a lab and field setting. Applicants must be available for the entirety of Summer 2019. For more information, or to apply, email Norbort Bokros
  • The Kentucky Democratic Party is seeking summer interns for a variety of positions. Applications are due by Sunday, April 7. For more information, click here.
  • Bel Brands is accepting applications for a full-time plant technologist position. For more information or to fill out an application, click here

Events

  • This week is University of Kentucky Pride Week. Events will be held all throughout campus to celebrate the UK LGBTQ* community. To find a schedule of events, including today's kick-off festival at 3:00, click here
  • UK Alpha Gamma Delta is hosting its 6th annual rodeo "Cowboy Up for a Cure" featuring The UK Rodeo Team. The event is Saturday, April 6 at 7:00 and gates open at 6:00. To purchase tickets, click here.
  • Ag Awareness Day is Wednesday, April 10 from 10:00 to 2:00 behind Memorial Hall. Students can connect with dozens of clubs and community organizations from the ag industry and receive a free t-shirt. 
  • UK Barn Dance is Thursday, April 11 at South Farm. The dance will have food and live music from Doug McCormick. To buy tickets, click here.
  • UK Retailing and Tourism Management invites student, faculty and staff to attend the annual Color Me Spring Fashion Show on Thursday, April 18. In addition to the show, there will be a silent auction, full bar, and heavy hors d'oeuvres. All proceeds from the show will benefit student scholarships. For more information, click here