Kentucky Association of Professional Educators is pleased to announce its 2015 scholarship program.  KAPE scholarships are specifically designed for KAPE members only, with teachers, their families, their students and student teachers in mind. These scholarships/awards are dedicated to educators who are in various phases of their education. KAPE promotes an ongoing network of educational awareness, by underwriting worthwhile educational endeavors.





Call the KAPE office (888-438-7179) for a brochure listing additional requirements.


Please print this page and fax or mail it to:
KAPE - PO Box 24506 Lexington, Ky 40524-4506

Fax #: 859.368.9726



 (KAPE members only)


These scholarships, for KAPE members only, are presented as rewards for members who put students’ needs first and promote professional growth. Applications for the $5,000 in scholarship awards, upon completion of an application, the required documentation and meeting the various deadlines, will be judged using an appropriate rubric. As each category requires different documentation, interested applicants need to call the KAPE office and request a brochure.  The applications and documentation for the scholarship awards must be postmarked by March 16, 2015 with awards being announced by
April 30, 2015. The student teacher scholarship awards are different because of the college calendar year. There will be a presentation to one student teacher during the spring semester and one during the fall semester.  Student teachers, doing student teaching in the spring semester, must have documentation postmarked by March 15, 2015, with the award being announced by April 30, 2015.  Student teachers doing their student teaching during the fall semester must have documentation postmarked by October 15, 2015, with the award being announced by November 30, 2015. 



Date: ___________________


Circle the scholarship award for which you are applying:


Family Members Scholarship                            "Teachers of Tomorrow" for Student Teachers

(Complete Sections A & B)                               (Complete Sections A & C)


Star Student and Mentoring Award                  KAPE "Continuing Professional Development"

(Complete Sections A & B)                               

(Complete Sections A & D)



Section A:    All applicants (including parents who are Family Members or the teacher who mentors a student) complete this section:


Name:______________________________ Address:___________________________

City: _______________ State: ___ Zip: __________Phone: ______________________

E-mail address: _________________ County in which you teach:__________________

Name of school: ________________________________________________________


Section B: Nominee for Family Member or Star Student completes this section. Family Member Scholarship and Star Student and Mentoring Award applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2015.


Name: _______________________ Address: _________________________________

City: ____________________ State: ____ Zip: _________ Phone: ________________

County: _____________________ School: ___________________________________

Grade: ________________ E-mail Address: __________________________________


Section C:    "Teachers of Tomorrow" Scholarship for Student Teachers: Spring semester applications must be postmarked by March 16, 2015. Fall semester applications must be postmarked by October 15, 2015.



Student teaching:  County: _­_____________ School: ___________________________



Name of supervising teacher: ______________________________________________



Section D:    KAPE "Continuing Professional Development" Scholarship:  If you will attend classes during the summer or fall of 2015, provide KAPE with a copy of your registration.  Select one category.  Deadline will be March 16, 2015.



Graduate Course          Workshop           Conference          National Board Certification



Graduate Course:


I am or will be taking: ____________________________________________________



Completion Date: _______________________________________________________



National Board Certification:


Anticipated Completion Date:______________________________________________


Conference or workshop:


I will be attending: ______________________________________________________



Completion Date: _______________________________________________________


In addition to your essay, please include a little personal information about your family, i.e., children, husband, college(s) attended, degrees earned and total number of years taught and where.