UK Women’s Forum opens applications for Employee Education Support Award

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (September 1, 2022) — Nominations are now being accepted for the University of Kentucky Women’s Forum Employee Educational Assistance Award. This award provides a $250 reimbursement to eligible UK employees to help pay for books and/or other materials, supplies and costs related to their courses in the UK. This award complements the existing tuition waiver scheme for UK employees, the Employee Education Program (EEP).

The deadline for applications in the fall of 2022 is September 15. Applicants must be regular full-time employees (0.75 FTE or more) and have submitted a PEE form. Please follow this link to learn more about the requirements and the selection process.

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 Summer Employee Educational Assistance Award: Case Baker, Cathy Fellows, LeeAnn King, Heidi Metzger, Elizabeth Moberly, Keisha Reid, Trecia Russell, Sonya Thompson, Shana Tucker and Khadiiah Wallace.

To apply for this award for the Fall 2022 semester, please follow this link: https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bQ8j3SAActfOnBk.

From the start, the UK Women’s Forum has existed to create an equitable community at university. As the role of women in the workplace continues to evolve, our commitment remains the same: to create space to discuss relevant issues and use collective problem-solving and educational opportunities to empower and advocate for women.

For more information, please visit www.uky.edu/womensforum/ or contact the UK Women’s Forum at UKWF@uky.edu.

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