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2016 KY AHEAD Student Scholarship

  1. Eligibility Requirements:

    • Current enrollment in a Kentucky Postsecondary Institution and anticipated enrollment during the award period of the 2016-2017 academic year
    • Registration for a minimum of six (6) credit hours per quarter/semester
    • Undergraduate or Graduate student
    • Minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale)
    • Must be a student with a disability, as verified by Disability Support Services Officer at the applicant's current postsecondary institution
  2. Criteria on which the Scholarship Selection Committee will base their decision:

    • Well articulated goals
    • Academic achievement
    • Disability-related leadership and service
  3. Application Requirements:

  4. Application Deadline:

    • All application materials must be received by the Scholarship Selection Committee by April 22, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  5. Send application materials to:

    • KY AHEAD Scholarship Selection Committee
      c/o Veronica Miller
      Disability Support Services
      Bluegrass Community and Technical College
      470 Cooper Drive, 320C Oswald Building
      Lexington, KY 40506-0235
      Email: veronica.miller@kctcs.edu
      Fax: (859) 246-4678
  6. Notification:

    • Scholarship applicants will be notified of their award status by May 9, 2016. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded.
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2016 KY AHEAD Conference Scholarship

KY AHEAD is going to provide scholarships for two deserving staff persons who would like to attend the conference this year. Each scholarship covers registration, meals that are included within the registration fee, and two nights of lodging for the 2016 Kentucky AHEAD Conference on May 18-20 at Lake Cumberland State Resort Park. Recipients of the scholarships will be selected by the Scholarship Committee and must attend the entire conference.

  1. Eligibility Requirements:

    • One scholarship will be awarded to a newer staff person who works with students with disabilities. Any staff person who has been a disability-related professional for less than 3 years will qualify for this scholarship.
    • Another scholarship will be awarded to any staff person who would not otherwise be able to attend the conference due to financial need. In these economic times of budget cuts and tightening spending, this scholarship will allow a staff person to attend who otherwise could not make it.
  2. Application Requirements:

    • Completed Application Word Document Logo
    • Personal statement - Prompts for statement are on the application.
  3. Application Deadline:

    • All application materials must be received by the Scholarship Committee by April 1, 2016. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  4. Send application materials to:

    • KY AHEAD Scholarship Selection Committee
      c/o Veronica Miller
      Disability Support Services
      Bluegrass Community and Technical College
      470 Cooper Drive, 320C Oswald Building
      Lexington, KY 40506-0235
      Email: veronica.miller@kctcs.edu
      Fax: (859) 246-4678
  5. Questions: