KEHA has several deadlines upcoming on March 1. 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 Julia Lainhart, KEHA Cultural Arts Chairman at 512 Pinoak Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356. Questions can be directed to Julia at 859-885-4677 or via email to jlainhar62@gmail.com.
  • Family and Individual Development Contest  - The Family and Individual Development contest will recognize KEHA projects that are designed to strengthen families. Send entries to Marilyn Craycroft, KEHA Family & Individual Development Chairman at 159 Atwill Street, Brandenburg, KY 40108. Questions can be directed to Marilyn at 270-422-3772 or via email to marharc@yahoo.com.
  • 4-H Youth Development Contest  - Beginning this year, 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 Carolyn Horn, KEHA Food, Nutrition and Health Chairman at 259 Shady Lane, Crittenden, KY 41030. For more information, contact Carolyn at 859-803-7364 or via email to chorn259@gmail.com.
  • International Project Awards - The KEHA International program includes an opportunity for recognition related to four specific program goals. Send entries to Leoni Mundelius, KEHA International Chairman at 675 Ky Hwy 198, Stanford, KY 40484. Questions can be directed to Leoni at 606-669-8942 or via email to leoni@mundelius.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 Marena Nelson, KEHA 2nd Vice President at P.O. Box 634, Martin, KY 41649-0634. For more information, contact Marena at 606-285-0481 or via email to marena@mikrotec.com.
  • 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 Marena Nelson, KEHA 2nd Vice President at P.O. Box 634, Martin, KY 41649-0634. For more information, contact Marena at 606-285-0481 or via email to marena@mikrotec.com.