Students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit original artwork for the Governor’s Derby Poster Contest. Students are invited to submit their rendition of what they think Derby day looks like, with the winning poster to be displayed in the Capitol.
The KET Young Writers Contest gives students in grades K-8 the opportunity to ignite their imaginations through creative writing. The contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning and empowers children to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing their own stories.
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests will take place March 3-24 at five colleges and universities across the state, and the state contest will be April 21 in Lexington.
Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance.
Students ages 15-18 are invited to enter the 2018 Spellman High Voltage Electronics Clean Tech Competition, an international research and design challenge for pre-college students that encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is accepting applications for its Civil Engineering Scholarship and Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship programs.
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.
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.
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.
High school seniors may enter original artwork in the 2018 Kentucky Association of Counties Calendar Contest.