Applications open for the employee education assistance scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (January 14, 2020) – Nominations are accepted for the University of Kentucky Women’s Forum Employee Education Assistance Award. The Prize provides a reimbursement of $ 250 to eligible UK employees to help with the cost of books and / or other materials, supplies and fees related to their UK courses. It complements the existing tuition waiver program for UK employees, the Employee training program (EEP).

The EEAA Spring application period is now open. To be eligible, applicants must be regular full-time employees (0.75 FTE or more), have submitted an EEP form and be attending in the UK. For more information on the requirements and the selection process, visit The application window closes on January 24.

“The EEAA is a fantastic addition to the employee training program. UK employees returning to school have many priorities to juggle, and managing finances is an important one. The EEAA will help me pay for the resources I need to be successful in my graduate studies, including the textbooks required for the courses as well as the technology investments that will help me throughout my (doctoral) program online ” Fall 2019 award recipient Ellie Holliday said.

To apply for this award for the spring semester 2020, visit

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Laura Mancuso at

The UK Women’s Forum is an organization for all university employees – faculty and staff. Its mission is to exercise a leadership role in empowering, validating, informing, including and celebrating all employed women at the University of Kentucky by addressing challenges, communicating issues and promoting recognizing successes in the context of the workplace.

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