For Public Notice
Check back in early 2023 for applications for our Head Start Alumni Scholarships and Outstanding Community Service Awards!
Applications now open for the 2023 Head Start Alumni Scholarship
Community Action Council will award $6000 in scholarships for the upcoming 2023-2024 academic year to Head Start alumni entering college.
The Head Start Alumni Scholarship will be awarded, up to $1500 each, to four deserving individuals as laid out by the application criteria. The scholarship is intended to cover a portion of tuition at a post-secondary institution.
To be considered, the applicant must be a resident of, or attend school in, one of the Kentucky counties of Bourbon, Clark, Estill, Fayette, Garrard, Harrison, Jackson, Laurel, Madison, Nicholas, Powell, Rockcastle, or Scott.
Full details and criteria are in the application linked below. All applications are due by April 17, 2023.
Community Action now accepting nominations for the 2023 Outstanding Community Service Award.
High school seniors who are making a difference in their community can receive up to $1000 through the Outstanding Community Service Award for High School Seniors Program.
Presented by Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, the program will award one student with $1000 as the “Most Outstanding Recipient” for superior community service. Remaining selected students will receive $250 or $100, a certificate, and a copy of the book, Profiles in Courage. The awards will be presented during year-end school recognition ceremonies.
All nominations will be due by April 17, 2023. Nominations will be accepted for students in the following Kentucky counties: Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison and Nicholas.
Submit application and sealed transcripts via mail to:
Outstanding Community Service Award
Community Action Council
Attn: Camisha Powell
P.O. Box 11610
Lexington, KY 40576
Alternatively, applications may be scanned and emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org (If emailing application materials, please send sealed transcripts via US Mail.)