Saturday, November 25, 2017

Transportation Cabinet offers civil engineering scholarships

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is accepting applications for its Civil Engineering Scholarship and Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship programs.

Historical society offers teen video documentary program

Middle school and high school students who are interested in filmmaking and history may apply to the Kentucky Historical Society’s teen video documentary program, in which they can build skills that will help them create short video documentaries on Kentucky history.

Greeting card company holding scholarship art contest

High school students may enter The Gallery Collection’s Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest, in which they can submit original artwork, computer graphics or a photograph for the front of a greeting card.

Secretary of State’s Essay and Slogan Contest open

The Office of the Secretary of State’s 2017-18 Essay and Slogan Contest is accepting student entries. The contest helps students get engaged in the democratic process and demonstrate a commitment to active citizenship.

Calendar contest open to high school students

High school seniors may enter original artwork in the 2018 Kentucky Association of Counties Calendar Contest.

Teachers invited to enter Samsung STEAM competition

Teachers are invited to enter the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest, a contest that challenges teachers and students in grades 6-12 to show how STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) can be applied to help improve their local community.

Entrepreneurship challenge opens for second year

Registration is open for the 2018 Lieutenant Governor’s Entrepreneurship Challenge (LGEC), a tiered business pitch competition designed to introduce students to a realistic competitive business environment and to promote business ownership and lifelong learning.

Adopt-A-Highway Art Contest accepting student entries

Students are invited to enter the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest, which is designed to increase public awareness about the damaging effects of litter, change attitudes and behaviors about littering and educate Kentuckians about the Adopt-a-Highway program.

National Science Bowl registration set to open

Registration is opening soon for 2018 regional competition in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl, a nationwide system of knowledge tournaments in critical areas of STEM.

Science award program encourages exploration in cancer research

High school students who are interested in cancer research may apply for the Emperor Science Award program, an initiative designed to empower them to become the next generation of cancer researchers.