KAPE offers scholarships for high school seniors,-KAPE Family Member scholarships (two offered at $500 each), Star Student/Teacher Mentor scholarships (two offered at $500 each). We also offer scholarships to teachers for professional development (three offered at $500 each), and we offer a Spring and Fall Scholarship to KAPE Student Members during their semester of student teaching ($500 each).
Please select the scholarship for which you wish to apply and mail by the deadline to the KAPE office at 269 Regency Circle, Suite 2, Lexington, KY 40503. PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:
HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS- along with the application, an unofficial high school transcript is acceptable. Please have a guidance counselor sign the transcript, along with your class ranking and GPA. Also include a high school ACT score. An essay of no less than 1000 words should be included with the topic being your future plans. Please include one letter of recommendation from a high school teacher or couselor. The mentoring teacher for Star Student applicants should submit the letter of recommendation for their nominee.
PROFESSIONAL APPLICANTS FOR TEACHER PD- along with the application, submit an essay or letter of no less than 500 words on your objectives/plans for continuing education.
STUDENT TEACHER APPLICANTS- along with your application, please include an unofficial college transcript along with an essay of no less than 500 words of your learning experiences in college. PLEASE DO NOT SEND LINKS FOR US TO OBTAIN A TRANSCRIPT.
If any of the components are missing from the original submission, the application will not be considered.
DEADLINES- ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY MARCH 15. FALL STUDENT TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE DUE OCTOBER 15.