Educational Assistance Award
The fall 2016 application is now closed. thank you to all who applied. All applicants have been notified about their status.
Please see the timeline section below for more information.
The UK Women's Forum Educational Assistance Award will provide a $250 reimbursement to eligible UK employees to assist with the cost of books and/or other materials, supplies, and fees related to their UK coursework, complementing the existing tuition waiver program (Employee Education Program [EEP]) for UK employees.
Applicants must be regular full-time employees (0.75 FTE and greater)
Applicants must have submitted an EEP form
Applicants must be currently enrolled in University of Kentucky classes, excluding independent study program courses
Previously enrolled students are required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or better. First time college enrollees are encouraged to apply.
Applicants are required to take all courses for a letter grade unless the course is offered only as Pass/Fail.
Employees taking classes through EEP at any educational institution aside from the University of Kentucky cannot be considered for this award.
Fall 2016 applications will be available August 8-28.
The UK Women's Forum Educational Assistance Award is a competition in which applications will be evaluated and ranked by committee members. The decisions of the selection committee are final. The committee will consider the applicant's:
1) Essay describing how this award will support the applicant's educational and career goals;
2) Financial need, as demonstrated in the essay;
3) Biographical sketch;
4) Cumulative college grade point average (if applicable)
Current members of the UK Women's Forum Board are ineligible for awards.
Timeline for Selection
August 28th--application deadline
Sept 2-15--review of applications
after Sept 19--notification of winners
click here to connect with Tasha Cotter, the Chair for the EEAA