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Student Financial Services
Administration Building Room 002
To be accepted into UPIKE, you must submit a completed application for admission as well as your high school/college transcripts and appropriate scores.In order to qualify for financial aid, you are also required to complete the FAFSA (as soon after October 1 as possible). Students will be required to complete a new FAFSA each year.
UPIKE may offer a need-based adjustment to those Kentucky resident students who are not Pell eligible.If you are an incoming transfer student with fewer than 12 credits, you will be granted a scholarship based on your highest score and high school grade point average. If you are a transfer student with more than 12 credits, you will be granted a scholarship based on your college GPA.Athletic scholarships are in addition to academic scholarships and are determined by the coach of each sport.
Scholarships are available up to eight semesters of undergraduate study.
Some institutional scholarships cannot be stacked with other awards.
The purpose of the fund is to assist with student retention by partially filling the financial gap needed so as to allow a student who has finished a school semester still owing any required balance to enroll in the following semester and/or to graduate, and to receive an award up to eighty (80%) of their outstanding balance.
The maximum award shall not exceed the sum of $4,000 in any one-calendar school year.
1. Undergraduate students shall be given priority as recipients of this scholarship.
2. Student must be in good academic standing with the University.
3. Student must express a commitment to enroll in the following semester and/or to graduate from the University of Pikeville.
4. Students must certify that they have applied for all other scholarships available through the University before receiving this scholarship aid.
5. The scholarship award shall remain with the University to be applied to any outstanding cost of typical tuition, room, board, and/or textbooks.
Deadline – Fall – September 15, Spring – Feb 15
Find your high school GPA and your standardized ACT score on the chart below. Combine those two numbers and that is your scholarship award made annually for the next four years.
*These costs are not comprehensive and do not include the cost of supplies, fees and other personal expenses. Based on a shared room and standard meal plan.
UPIKE will give five Legacy Awards to students entering in the fall semester who have an immediate family member who has graduated from Pikeville College/UPIKE. Each award will be $3,000 a year and is renewable for four years.
Deadline of February 1st, each year
Student may receive only one activity scholarship. 2020-2021 awards are subject to change. All UPIKE scholarships are based on full-time enrollment (12 or more credits per semester).
UPIKE’s Pikeville Promise is a full-coverage, four-year scholarship that places an emphasis on academics and financial need.
For more information, call (606) 218-5254 or toll-free at 1-866-BEARS00.
This full-ride scholarship will include room and board and is renewable for up to eight semesters or until the completion of a bachelor’s degree, as long as selected students meet renewal criteria.
A scholarship committee will review applications. In addition to ensuring that all applicants meet the required criteria, the committee will review the personal statements to establish a list of finalists. All finalists will be invited for an interview. Preference will be given to residents of Kentucky.
For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at email@example.com or call (606) 218-5251.
UPIKE Athletics is searching for the next Pikey the Bear to represent UPIKE! Pikey is a staple in the UPIKE campus community and has the accolades to back it up. In 2017, Pikey won the first ever NAIA-SIDA Mascot Challenge over all 32 schools who made the national tournament. Since then, Pikey has continued to lead the charge in supporting UPIKE Athletics while representing the Bears at various campus and community events.
UPIKE Athletics is seeking an undergraduate student interested in carrying on the Pikey legacy. This position is a scholarship opportunity of $5,000 that also has the $1,000 AAIS opportunity for academic success (2.6 required GPA). The ideal candidate is energetic, fun-loving, and most importantly excited to represent UPIKE at sporting events, university engagements, and much more!
This scholarship will begin in the fall semester. Responsibilities will carry on throughout the entire 2021-22 academic year and will include appearances at UPIKE Athletics, campus community, and other special events.
Interested applicants should complete visit, UPIKEBears.com for the full application and deadline information.
For more information, contact the Office of Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (606) 218-5251
The most commonly awarded scholarships are service commitment scholarships and specific state scholarships based on residency status. Information about these Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine scholarships can be found on the KYCOM scholarships page.
Students need to be careful when applying for scholarships. Some things to keep in mind:
If you receive offers for scholarship and financial aid services, research them carefully if a fee is involved. How do you know if the offer is questionable? Watch for this type of language:
Also check out https://finaid.org/scholarships/common/ for other tips when applying for scholarships.
**This third party scholarship opportunity has been posted for you as a convenience. As such, said scholarship is not in any way under the control of University of Pikeville. UPIKE is not responsible for, nor does it endorse any scholarships other than those offered by the university. Accordingly, UPIKE does not assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, product content/and or information of parties offering third party scholarships.**