UK scholarships to cover full cost of attendance

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Scholarships for University of Kentucky student-athletes on all 22 Wildcat teams will cover the full cost of attendance starting with the 2015-16 season.

Kentucky athletics director Mitch Barnhart announced Wednesday the full cost-of-attendance scholarships will be offered to current and prospective players.

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The NCAA last month passed a measure allowing member institutions to supplement scholarships.

The university said in a news release that in addition to fully funding the maximum amount of scholarships with tuition, fees, room, board and books, UK Athletics will provide the maximum allowable cost of attendance.


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