Bucks for Brains helps Kentucky attract and retain world-class researchers and scholars, many of whom are also teachers. The quality of their work raises the national and international academic profile of the commonwealth.
Leading researchers help bring conferences and scholarly meetings to Kentucky, providing revenue to state and local businesses, giving students the opportunity to interact with leaders in their fields and enhancing Kentucky's international reputation.
Thanks to Bucks for Brains, students at Kentucky universities have firsthand learning experiences from faculty who are the best in the field. At the University of Louisville, hundreds of undergraduate and graduate students work with Bucks for Brains scholars, preparing to become the leaders of tomorrow.