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Applications for the Spring 2023 Competition has now closed. 

Eligibility Guidelines

  • Ideas must be relevant to the improvement of the social, health, or economic conditions of Kentucky.

  • Applicants must be affiliated with a KCV partner institution as faculty, staff, or student. Eligible institutions are listed below.

  • Idea must be disclosed to your institution in accordance with the institution’s IP policy.

  • Opt-in to KCV for idea is required as proof of institutional support (e.g., idea needs to be disclosed to institution, then institution must opt-in to KCV if idea has not yet been disclosed). 

  • Only disclosed ideas that have not previously received IMPACT funding are eligible for new awards.

Eligible Institutions

  • Eastern Kentucky University


  • Kentucky State University

  • Morehead State University

  • Murray State University

  • Northern Kentucky University

  • Western Kentucky University

Award Detail

  • Submissions will be reviewed competitively by a panel of judges from around the state of Kentucky.

  • Awards will be advanced to institution by June 30, 2023.

  • Prize Amounts:

    • Up to $25,000

The Spring 2023 Competition is Closed
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