Gift Opportunities 

Support what you are passionate about

Gifts may support the UK College of Dentistry's general fund or be designated to support a specific fund. Click on an option below to learn how your gift could support a particular area. 

For more information about giving, please contact:
Linda Epling, Director of Philanthropy 
University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
770 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0297
Phone: 859.323.6918
Fax: 859.257.9889


Scholarships help students make their dream of becoming an oral health provider possible by helping to offset the expense of their education.

  • Academic Enrichment Scholarship
  • Alumni Association Scholarship
  • Donald T. Anderson Scholarship
  • Sharon K. Butler Memorial Scholarship
  • Dorothy Cavins Scholarship
  • College of Dentistry Scholarship
  • Margaret Neal Jewell Scholarship
  • Susan McEvoy D.M.D. Memorial Scholarship
  • Oakie Newsome Memorial Scholarship
  • Dan Seaver Memorial Scholarship

Endowed Professorships

Endowed professorships help UKCD secure talented faculty by providing support for salaries and benefits, as well as research funding.

  • Alvin L. Morris Professorship in Oral Health Research
  • John R. Mink Professorship in Pediatric Dentistry
  • E. Preston Hicks Chair in Orthodontics
  • J. Gary Maynard Professorship in Periodontology
  • John Mink Endowed Chair in Pediatric Dentistry 

Departmental Gifts

Department gifts help support the efforts of individual UKCD areas as needed.

  • Endodontics
  • General Practice Residency
  • Geriatric Dentistry
  • Oral Pathology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orofacial Pain (Research Fund)
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry (Service Fund)
  • Periodontics Graduate Program
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Don Carman Fund

Other Awards

Make a Gift Your gifts help support the academic, research and patient care missions of the UK College of Dentistry. Make a gift now.