March 1st is the deadline for KEHA contests scholarships and grants. Please review below, click the links to access information and forms, and be sure to submit your entries! For questions regarding any of the upcoming deadlines, contact the officer or chairperson listed below.

  • Cultural Arts—Creative Writing - The creative writing contest includes three categories – poetry, short stories and memoirs. All KEHA members are eligible to submit original works. Send entries to Marilyn Watson, Cultural Arts Chairman, 2286 Melwood Drive, Henderson, KY 42420. Questions can be directed to Marilyn at 270-827-1385 or via email to mjmw1315@twc.com.
  • Environment, Housing and Energy Contest  - The Environment, Housing and Energy Awards will recognize KEHA members, clubs and counties working to beautify their communities by participating in the Adopt-A-Highway program. Send entries to Debbie Pierce, 429 Marsailles Road, Versailles, KY 40383. Questions can be directed to Debbie at 859-873-9165 or grammydp@windstream.net.
  • Family and Individual Development Contest  - The Family and Individual Development contest will recognize KEHA projects that are designed to strengthen families. Send entries to Leoni Mundelius, Family and Individual Development Chairman, 675 Ky Hwy 198, Stanford, KY 40484. Questions can be directed to Leoni at 606-669-8942 or via email to leoni@mundelius.com.
  • 4-H Youth Development Contest   - The 4-H Youth Development contest will recognize individuals, clubs and counties for their work in support of 4-H through volunteer service and 4-H Camp Scholarships.  Send entries to Nancy Snouse, KEHA 4-H Youth Development Chairman at 6110 Twelve Oaks Drive, Ashland, KY 41102. Questions can be directed to Nancy at 606-694-8150 or via email to wsnouse@msn.com.
  • Food, Nutrition and Health Contests - The KEHA Food, Nutrition and Health contest seeks to recognize clubs, counties or areas who have conducted outstanding fundraising for ovarian cancer research and screening or completed projects focused on promoting a healthy Kentucky. Send entries to Julie Hook, Food, Nutrition & Health Chairman, 74 County Road 1021, Cunningham, KY 42035. For more information, contact Julie at 270-559-8603 or via email to julie.hook@carlisle.kyschools.us.
  • International Project Awards - The KEHA International program includes an opportunity for recognition related to four specific program goals. Send entries to Becky Clay, International Chairman, 7668 Ky Route 580, Oil Springs, KY 41238. Questions can be directed to Becky at 606-367-4539 or via email to beckygrace_07@hotmail.com.
  • Community Volunteerism Awards - The KEHA Community Volunteerism awards recognize clubs or counties for involvement in community leadership, community issues or community service. Send entries to Karen Yerkey, KEHA Leadership Development Chairman at 6992 Hwy 1740, Hardinsburg, KY 40143-6182. For more information, contact Karen at 270-668-5963 or via email to kyerkey7@gmail.com.
  • Evans/Hansen/Weldon Scholarship - The Evans/Hansen/Weldon scholarship is for graduating high school seniors or current college students pursuing a degree in a family and consumer sciences discipline. Send applications to Karen Yerkey, KEHA Leadership Development Chairman at 6992 Hwy 1740, Hardinsburg, KY 40143-6182. Questions can be directed to Karen at 270-668-5963 or via email to kyerkey7@gmail.com.
  • KEHA Homemaker Member Scholarship - The KEHA Homemaker Member Scholarship is awarded to a KEHA member (at least 3 years of membership) pursuing a first degree or certification in any field. Send applications to Karen Yerkey, KEHA Leadership Development Chairman at 6992 Hwy 1740, Hardinsburg, KY 40143-6182. For more information, contact Karen at 270-668-5963 or via email to kyerkey7@gmail.com.
  • KEHA Mini-Grants for Research or Study  - KEHA mini-grants are awarded to KEHA members, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension agents or Family and Consumer Sciences Extension state staff for research and study that will provide a benefit to KEHA. Send applications to Lois Pressgrove, KEHA 2nd Vice President at 103 Highland Drive, Bardstown, KY 40004. For more information, contact Lois at 502-349-6860 or via email to loisp@bardstowncable.net.
  • KEHA Development Grants - KEHA Development Grants are awarded to counties or areas for implementation of projects to benefit the membership. Applications must be prepared by KEHA members and outline the role of members and FCS professionals. Send applications to Lois Pressgrove, KEHA 2nd Vice President at 103 Highland Drive, Bardstown, KY 40004. For more information, contact Lois at 502-349-6860 or via email to loisp@bardstowncable.net.