FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2015) — A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
To enter, the student must submit an essay about one of these subjects:
· What my aspiration for my generation is.
· How I am preparing for my future.
· How my education plans will affect my community.
· What a middle school student should do in high school to prepare for college.
The essay must be no more than 200 words long and cannot mention the student’s name, school, county or community. The essay topic must be shown at the top of the page. The student’s name, address and high school must be listed at the bottom of the essay. The student must be a junior during the 2015-2016 school year. For more information, visit www.kheaa.com/website/contest/intro.
Photos from the winning school will be used in KHEAA publications and on KHEAA websites.
Students from high schools that have been featured in the past five years — Somerset Christian, J. Graham Brown, Sacred Heart, Bowling Green and Green County— are not eligible to enter this year’s contest.
KHEAA is the state agency that promotes college awareness, provides free college planning materials and administers state student aid programs, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES).
To learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to www.gotocollege.ky.gov. For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7372.