Kentucky

Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES)

The KEES program provides scholarships to students who earn at least a 2.5 GPA each year of attendance at a certified Kentucky high school. The better you do in high school, the more you earn toward college. You may also earn awards for ACT/SAT scores and Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) or Cambridge Advanced International (CAI) test scores. Home school and GED graduates may earn awards based on their ACT scores.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/kees?main=1

 

College Access Program Grant

CAP Grants help Kentucky’s financially needy undergraduate students attend eligible public and private colleges and universities, proprietary schools, and technical colleges.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/cap?main=1

 

Kentucky Tuition Grant

These grants provide need-based aid to help Kentucky residents attend eligible Kentucky private colleges.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/ktg?main=1

 

Go Higher Grant

Need-based Go Higher Grants give students age 24 or older up to $1,000 for one academic year when they enroll in a participating Kentucky college less than half-time, which is usually one or two courses.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/gohighergrant?main=1

 

Early Childhood Development Scholarship

The scholarship provides financial aid to Kentucky students pursuing one of the following: 

Child Development Associate Credential.

Associate’s degree in early childhood education.

Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary early childhood education or a related program approved by the Early Childhood Development Authority.

Kentucky Early Childhood Development Director’s Certificate.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/ecds?main=1

 

Coal County Scholarship Program for Pharmacy Students

This scholarship provides financial aid to Kentucky residents who plan to work as pharmacists in coal-producing counties in the state.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/convloan_pharmacy?main=1

 

Minority Educator Recruitment and Retention Scholarship

Student must: 

Be a Kentucky resident.

Be a U.S. citizen.

Be a member of an ethnic minority as defined by the school and state law.

Be enrolled full-time in a participating Kentucky college.

Major in teacher education.

Be seeking initial teacher certification.

Maintain a 2.75 GPA.

Teach one semester in Kentucky for each semester the scholarship is received.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/convloan_merr?main=1

 

Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship Program

The Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship Program provides financial aid to Kentucky students pursuing a degree at the Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Pikeville.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/osteo?main=1

 

Teacher Scholarship Program

The Teacher Scholarship Program provides financial aid to Kentucky students pursuing teacher certification at participating Kentucky colleges.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/teacher?main=1

 

KHEAA Work-Study Program

Student must: 

Be a Kentucky resident

Be enrolled at least half-time at a participating Kentucky school

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/kwsp?main=1

 

Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship

The Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship provides financial assistance for residents of Kentucky’s coal‐producing counties to complete their first bachelor’s degree.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/coal_colcomp?main=1

 

Dual Credit Scholarship Program

The Dual Credit Scholarship provides assistance for Kentucky high school and home school students who are taking dual credit classes at a participating Kentucky college or university. Eligible students may receive scholarships for up to two classes.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/dual_credit?main=1

 

Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship Program

The Work Ready Kentucky Scholarship helps Kentuckians who have not yet earned an associate’s degree afford an industry-recognized certificate or diploma.

https://www.kheaa.com/website/kheaa/work_ready?main=1