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Fall 2018 Sustainability Opportunities
Check out these great opportunities for Fall 2018!
Apply to attend AASHE 
 

The University of Kentucky Student Sustainability Council and the Tracy Farmer Institute for Sustainability and the Environment are partnering to provide funding (registration, meals, lodging and transportation) for students to attend the annual AASHE conference in Pittsburgh October 1-4. Deadline to apply is September 12.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter explaining why you want to attend the conference to ukstudentsustainabilitycouncil@gmail.com.

Sustainability Pitch Competition


Calling all entrepreneurs!

This year UK is hosting an inaugural Sustainability Pitch Competition event. Applications are open for teams to submit their ideas for sustainable start-ups! 

There will be a total of $2000 to the top three finalists - with the first place team receiving $1000 to make their start-up dream a reality.

The competition is open to all UK students. Applications close at 11:59 PM on October 20th. To apply: bit.ly/sustypitchcompetition

Sustainability Challenge Grants

The call for proposals for the 2019 Sustainability Challenge Grant Program is now open. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2018. The total funding available is $200,000 and the max award to an individual project is $50,000. Application materials linked below. If you have questions, please contact Shane Tedder at shane.tedder@uky.edu or 859-257-0014. More information and application can be found here.

The Student Sustainability Council was formed to supervise the distribution of the Environmental Stewardship Fee in order to responsibly advance the theory, practice and reality of Sustainability at the University of Kentucky. Any member of the University of Kentucky community can submit a proposal for funding support. If you have an idea for a project that will enhance the culture of sustainability on UK's campus, we encourage you to use our submission form to make us aware of your project.

The SSC will distribute nearly $200,000 for campus sustainability projects this year. Proposals must be received 1 week prior to the monthly meetings. Application can be found here.

** For updates and information please visit UK Sustainability at our website and on Facebook!
**If you have a story that you want included in Sustainability eNews or an event to include on the official sustainability calendar, please email jenniferdai14@uky.edu
         
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