The Theodore George (Ted) Hanekamp Memorial Scholarship
is awarded to a graduate student enrolled in the College of Public Health at
the University of Kentucky. Eligibility requires full-time enrollment with a
minimum of 9-hours of UK graduate classes.
Ted Hanekamp was a lifelong scholar. He was dedicated to
public health, devoting his entire career in public service to the people of
the Commonwealth at the Department of Public Health. In 2006 the University of
Kentucky honored Ted by inducting him into the UK College of Public Health
(UKCPH) Hall of Fame.
Ted actively participated in the Kentucky Public Health
Association (KPHA). The scholarship in his memory will be administered by KPHA
and the amount and number of scholarships available will be based upon the
funds raised by KPHA each year. These funds will be matched by UKCPH and are
not to exceed $10,000 each calendar year. Should no applications be received or
no eligible student(s) identified, the funds will be rolled over to future
Applications must be submitted in writing or as an
attachment to an email to KPHA by eligible graduate students prior to March 1.
Applications must reflect the scholarship and service exemplified by the late
Ted Hanekamp with a detailed explanation of student’s career goals, past
academic performance and personal history of public service.
Successful candidate(s) will be determined by April 1
with funds made available by July 1 of the same year.