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Jewell Foundation Scholarship Application

Welcome to the Jewell Foundation Scholarship Application!

The Jewell Foundation Scholarship sponsors high-achieving University of Kentucky Mathematics students in their educational endeavors. With funds up to $8,500 per academic year, the scholarship was given by the children of Mr. and Mrs. Jewell who have supported many UK students over the years.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • Incoming Fall 2021 Mathematics major
  • A Kentucky resident and U.S. Citizen
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Continue high academic achievement

How to apply:

  • Complete the application below
  • Essays: (1) Why have you chosen to pursue a Mathematics degree? (2) Describe your financial situation and the ways in which a scholarship from the Jewell Foundation will help fund your education
  • Provide two (2) Recommendation Letters. These letters can be provided by employer (past or present), mentor, or someone who can address your desire/ability to major in Mathematics. Letters from family members are not acceptable.
  • Please upload your essays and letters of recommendation in one .pdf file.

For a scholarship application to be considered, please complete the online application and supporting documents by Monday, June 14 at 5:00pm EST. 

Please note that the Jewell Foundation is a private entity. Students who wish to apply to the scholarship agree to allow review of all their educational and financial information by the Foundation's Scholarship Committee. Your information will be kept safe and confidential. Once you apply, a release form authorizing your education and financial need records to be released to the Jewell Foundation will be emailed to you. 

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