Awards and scholarships available for 2022 graduating seniors

Community Action now accepting nominations for the 2022 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 15, 2022. 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: (If emailing application materials, please send sealed transcripts via US Mail.)

APPLY HERE: Application for the 2022 Outstanding Community Service Award


Applications now open for the 2022 Head Start Alumni Scholarship

Community Action Council will award $6000 in scholarships for the upcoming 2022-2023 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 15, 2022.

APPLY HERE: Application for the 2022 Head Start Alumni Scholarship

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