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Grant program applications of nearly $2 million to fight violence against women available on Aug. 3

Gov. Andy Beshear and Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet Secretary Mary Noble announced that applications will be available Aug. 3 to apply for grant funding under the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Services, Training, Officers, Prosecution (STOP) Formula Grant Program. “Our state will distribute almost $2 million in federal funding through the VAWA STOP grant program to victim...

UK Grain and Forage Center of Excellence accepting applications for summer USDA internship program

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky Undergraduate students can apply for a hands-on research internship next summer with the University of Kentucky Grain and Forage Center of Excellence. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Research and Extension Experiential Learning for Undergraduates summer internship program allows students to complete meaningful projects in the UK College of Agriculture, Food...

CPE seeking applicants for new Kentucky Faculty Advisory Network; deadline for applications is Oct. 4

The Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) is seeking applications from faculty of the state’s public universities and community and technical colleges for the newly created Kentucky Faculty Advisory Network. The network is designed to engage members in state-level policy discussions and advise CPE President Aaron Thompson on matters of interest to faculty. The group will serve as a conduit of...

Governor’s Office issues call for applications to serve on KCTCS Boards of Directors

Gov. Matt Bevin’s Office of Boards and Commissions is currently accepting applications for appointments to the Boards of Directors for individual colleges within the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS). Applications for the following member colleges will be accepted: • Ashland Community & Technical College • Big Sandy Community & Technical College • Bluegrass...

Transportation grants from Kentucky State Parks Foundation support student trips

Students from six Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation.   Elliott County students take a cave tour at Carter Caves State Resort Park. (Photo provided) The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that allow students to learn about the environment, history...

Youth Employment applications for summer jobs available online starting in February

  Young people between the ages of 14-17 years old who need summer jobs can apply to the city’s Summer Youth Employment Program, beginning February 1.   Applications will be available online here to fill 225 summer job openings. The deadline to apply and submit documentation is 4 p.m. Feb. 27.   The program is open to 14- to 17-year-old Fayette County residents who are eligible to...