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Educational Achievement Awards

Upon completion of training courses, some state employees are eligible for Educational Achievement Awards. An appointing authority at the agency may grant a five (5) percent increase to an your base salary (if sufficient funds for the award are available) based on educational achievement if you have:

  • completed 260 hours of job related instruction (or the equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Personnel);
  • began the course work after becoming a state employee and completed the course work after establishing an increment date;
  • completed the course work within five (5) years of the date on which it was begun;
  • successfully completed the Kentucky Certified Public Manager Program offered by the Governmental Services Center at Kentucky State University;
  • obtained the high school diploma, equivalency certificate, or passing score on the GED test

For more information, visit http://personnel.ky.gov/stemp/emphb/hrds.htm#educach or contact your Human Resources Administrator.


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