Scholarship Websites

Paducah Public Schools Updates for March 16 - April 17 Closing
March 30
 Paducah Public Schools to Continue Non-Traditional Instruction and Tornado Takeout Through Spring Break, April 6-10
 
March 26
Students who have paper packets of assignments will turn in their completed assignments and pick up a new packet Friday, March 27. See the news summary below for bus schedules and specific instructions. 
 
March 20
In keeping with Governor Beshear’s recommendation that all Kentucky Schools stop in-person instruction, Paducah Public Schools Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI) Days will be extended through Friday, April 17, 2020. This closure is a proactive approach to limit exposure to COVID-19 within our community.
 
Here is the schedule for the coming weeks:
March 23 – March 27 NTI Days
March 30 – April 3 NTI Days
April 6 - April 10  NTI Days
April 13 – April 17 NTI Days

As a school district, we are prepared to provide continuity of services for both learning and nutrition. Teachers will be providing instructional services using Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI). Our food service staff will continue preparing meals for delivery according to the schedule that is already in place.

Please see the district web site at www.paducah.kyschools.us  for the latest announcements regarding this developing situation.
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March 18
If you are a student or parent who needs help accessing Microsoft Teams at home, you can find instructions here. Look for "Microsoft Teams How To" at the bottom of the page. 
 
March 17
Paper packets will be delivered to students Wednesday, March 18 at the building where they attend schools. Online students will not receive paper packets. For a complete list of instructions and bus stops, see the link in the news summary below. 
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March 14, 2020
Paducah Public Schools will offer takeout meal delivery beginning Monday, March 16.

Beginning Tuesday, March 17, until further notice – buses will be at all stops from 10:30 - 11:00 AM.

All sites will serve breakfast and lunch. See the news summary below for a link to a list of Tornado Takeout stops.
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March 13, 2020
Information over the coming days/weeks will be sent to you via email and text message to the contact information in Infinite Campus, so having correct email and phone numbers for you is crucial.

If you are not receiving either text messages or e-mails from Paducah Public Schools, please access your Infinite Campus Parent Portal as soon as possible and update your contact information.  Click here to connect to the Campus Parent Portal.

If you don’t have a Parent Portal account, send an e-mail requesting your login information to: [email protected]

If you do not have email, please call 270-444-5600. 
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Scholarship Websites

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP WEBSITES
 
This document provided by KHEAA lists a great amount of scholarships available to Kentucky students.  There are statewide scholarships, schlolarships by county, and scholarships available at colleges and technical schools across Kentucky.
 
 
 
SPECIALTY SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Students who earn a qualifying score on the PSAT test during their junior year in high school are eligible.  Students who qualify as a semi-finalist must complete an application process to be considered for National Merit Finalist scholarships.Three types of scholarships are available:   National Merit $2500 Scholarship, Corporate Sponsored Scholarships, or College Sponsored Scholarships.  The PSAT is given in October each year, and students must pay a small fee to take the exam.
 
Scholarships for Mlitary Families
 
 
This scholarship is for students who are legally blind. 
 

AFA Teens Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Contest

Essay about how Alzheimer’s has affected your life.

Patient Advocate Scholarship Foundation for Survivors

Applicant must have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a life-threatening disease within the past 5 years.  
 
Students who particpated in a KY Governor's school after their junior year in high school may be eligible for scholarships at certain KY colleges.  
 
Provides scholarships to youth who have experienced homelessness. $2,000 scholarship award. A minimum of 10 scholarships are awarded. 
 
Scholarships for students who have experienced homelessness.
 
Scholarship for students who have been in public or private foster care for the 12 consecutive months prior to their 18th birthday; OR have been adopted or placed into legal guardianship from foster care after their 16th birthday; OR they must have been orphaned for at least one year at the time of their 18th birthday.  Must have been accepted into or expect to be accepted into an accredited college or post-secondary school. 
 
Participating KY Career College: Medical Career and Technical College (Richmond). Participating TN Career Colleges are Lincoln College of Technology-Nashville (formerly NADC) and Nashville Film Institute.  Other participating career colleges that may be of interest are Universal Technical Institute (various locations), NASCAR Institute (NC), Motorcycle Mechanics Institute (various locations).
PADUCAH PUBLIC SCHOOLS
800 Caldwell St. Paducah, KY 42003 | Phone: (270) 444-5600 | Fax: (270) 444-5607
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