Foundation & Scholarships


Kentucky Health Care Foundation Scholarship

With the constant demand for skilled employees,and constantly rising tuition, the KHCF Scholarship absorbs some of the cost of education for individuals who want to further their career in long term care. Since 1989, the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities and the Kentucky Healthcare Foundation have awarded scholarships to deserving employees in the long term care profession based on their academic achievements and commitment to quality care.

Ira O. Wallace Scholarship

Named for the founder of the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities, the Ira O. Wallace Scholarship was established in 1993 to encourage the education of long term care professionals in Kentucky. It is awarded to students in graduate or undergraduate programs who are planning a career in long term care administration. This scholarship is fully funded through the contributions of past Ira O. Wallace Award winners.The Ira O. Wallace Award is the highest honor given annually to an individual in the long term care profession in Kentucky who best represents “outstanding leadership and meritorious,unselfish service and dedication to the association.”