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Eastern Scholar House

Program Applications

The Eastern Scholar House Program is open to qualifying students with a long-term goal of self-sufficiency who would benefit from living in an educationally driven and supportive environment. To request an application, please contact Melissa Gross at [email protected] or 859/624-2046 x 1135.

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Eastern Scholar House program



Helping People. Changing Lives.


Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is committed to the promise of helping people and changing lives. Foothills has a 54 year history of community improvement and promoting self-sufficiency among the area’s low income population. The agency, which primarily serves Clark, Estill, Madison, and Powell counties, embraces a philosophy of needs-based strategies and family-based services leading to family self-sufficiency and economic self-reliance.




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