University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Awards Information

Awards Information

  • Award Categories and Online Application Links  (new)
    Complete online by January 10, 2014 unless noted otherwise
    • Distinguished Service Award                                    
    • Mid-Career Service Award
    • Career Service Award                                    
    • Continued Service Recognition                     
    • International Service Recognition
    • Administration Leadership Recognition
    • Visionary Leadership Recognition
    • Diversity Multicultural Recognition- Individual
    • Diversity Multicultural Recognition- Team
    • Distinguished Team Recognition
    • Friend of Extension
    • Distinguished Service Ruby Award
    • 25 Year Tenure Recognition
    • ESP Public Issues Leadership Development Conference Scholarship (PILD)
    • ESP Mike McKinney Public Issue’s Scholarship
    • ESP Richard R. Angus Professional Development Scholarship
    • ESP Professional Development Mini-Grant Program
    • ESP Administrator/Leader Scholarship
  • Additional Chapter Awards (pdf File  or  Word File)  (new)
    Complete and email by January 10, 2014 to Janet Turley at
    • Individual Achievement Award
    • Team Achievement Award - County
    • Team Achievement Award - Multi-County or Area
    • Team Achievement Award - Multi-Area or State
    • Team Award - National Initiative or Issue Related
    • Meritorious Support Service Award (two awards for support staff: Area/State and County)
    • Chapter Scholarships Award
      This award is designed for professional development activities including: Special course (up to 3 weeks in duration); Summer or winter short course (3-6 weeks); Sabbatical leave at half pay; Study leave while working; Leave without pay for professional improvement.


  • Lifetime    Lifetime Committee Chair:  Paul Warner
    •  Outstanding Retiree Service Award  (pdf File  or  Word File)  (new) 
      Complete and mail to Janet Turley by January 10, 2014.
      The Outstanding Retiree Service Award recognizes a retiree who has contributed significantly to their community or chapter since their retirement.  This award is intended for living persons rather than as a memorial to those deceased.  The nominee must be a lifetime member. One award per chapter.  The recipient will receive a certificate from the National ESP office. 

    • Undergraduate Scholarship - (pdf File  or  Word File)  (new)
      Complete and mail by February 1, 2014 to Jennifer B. Klee, 805 Patterson Rd., Versailles, KY 40383
      Do you have a student at UK?  Take advantage of this scholarship opportunity!!  The ESP Retirees established a scholarship fund several years ago after hosting numerous silent auctions at our spring annual meetings.  The $500 one time award is offered each year.  Other qualifying applicants include students from Extension volunteers and supporters. 

  • Report to People - Score Sheet
    Counties should submit electronic and hard copies of their "Report to the People" to their ESP contacts by the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving or the corresponding state Program and Staff Development's office deadline.  




2012 Winning Reports to the People
Purchase Area-Ballard
Pennyrile Area - Crittenden
Green River - Henderson
Mammoth Cave - Barren
Lake Cumberland - Wayne
Lincoln Trail - Breckinridge
Louisville - Bullitt
Northern Ky - Kenton
Ft. Harrod - Mercer
Bluegrass - Scott
Licking River - Montgomery
Northeast - Lawrence
Quicksand - Letcher
Wilderness Trail - Laurel