Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship Fund

The Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship promotes the University of Kentucky's Strategic Vision of Diversity and Inclusion. In order to obtain the educational benefits of a diverse student body, the University will aggressively admit and retain students from all segments of society including students of different races, ethnicities, socioeconomic status, sexes, sexual orientation, gender identities, disability status, religious traditions, political beliefs, and geographic backgrounds. Factors that are considered in the holistic evaluation of applicants include contribution to diversity, test scores, grades, essay, leadership experience,extracurricular activities, awards and recognition, and community service. Awards will be based on the applicant's ranking within the competitive pool, with values varying based on meritorious criteria.


The name of this scholarship reflects the spirit of perseverance and determination to face and overcome any adversity in life. Bilal ibn Rabah embodies all of these characteristics and more. Therefore, this scholarship has been established to reward deserving students who have overcome a variety of adversities,or are inspired by the story of Bilal and see themselves standing for justice and equality in the same manner that he did, and have the desire to pursue their academic and life goals at the University of Kentucky.


The Bilal ibn Rabah Scholarship is reflective of civic engagement and community service. All awardees will have the opportunity to participate in various civic engagement options including University of Kentucky Center for Community Outreach, University of Kentucky Wildcat Ambassador Program,University of Kentucky Center for Student Philanthropy, University of Kentucky Student Government Association and the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Offices.

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