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Katey Walker Award for Professional Development
Katey Walker Extension Development Fund
Award Information for 2013
Purpose of the Award
The Katey Walker Extension Development fund honors Dr. Walker for her outstanding contributions to K-State Research and Extension.  The award, presented annually, will support innovative educational program methods, evaluation, documentation and/or marketing by family and consumer sciences extension professionals.  Katey served as the Extension Family Resources and Public Policy Specialist in the School of Family Studies and Human Services from 1984-2003.
This fund supports local and/or area extension programs that address issues affecting Kansas individuals, families, and/or communities.  Priority consideration will be given to public policy education, leadership development, program assessment, and family proposals.
For 2013, two to three awards in the $200-$400 range will be funded.  Awards will be payable to the extension offices that sponsor the programs or projects.  The awards may fund development of educational and marketing materials, evaluation designs, printing, postage, meeting costs, speaker honoraria, and other operating expenses.
Complete the attached application form and return it to the College of Human Ecology Dean’s Office no later than September 1, 2013 (no more than two or three pages) attached to an email to: Debby Hiett <hiett@ksu.edu> or by mail to the Kansas State University College of Human Ecology Dean’s Office, 119 Justin Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506-1401.
Award recipients will provide a summary of project accomplishments no later than August 1, 2014.
Katey Walker Extension Excellence Fund
Award Application
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Program Plan and Budget
  1. Describe the program or project for which the award is sought and state if the program is new or existing.
  1. List the objectives of the program or project.
  1. Provide a timeline for the program/project plan.
  1. Describe how the award money will strengthen the total program.
  1. Estimated Cost of the program or project.
  1. List the proposed anticipated expenditures from the Katey Walker fund.
Return this form to Debby Hiett (hiett@ksu.edu) no later than September 1, 2013.