State Aid

Kentucky State Grants

These grants, funded by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, are awarded according to the need of Kentucky residents attending Kentucky colleges and are subject to availability of funds. The grants are available as a Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) or College Access Program Grant (CAP).

Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES)

This program is administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), which offers Kentucky high school students an opportunity to earn college scholarships. This scholarship is based upon ACT scores and high school grade point averages. Students who have met the academic requirements for KEES will have their accounts automatically credited according to the amount they have earned. Students do not have to apply for a KEES award; it is sent automatically to the college once the college notifies KHEAA the student is enrolled.

Kentucky Governor's Scholars Scholarship

This is a need-based scholarship awarded to first-time, full-time freshmen who are selected as a Kentucky Governor's Scholar or as a Kentucky Governor's Scholar for the School for the Arts. Students with a composite ACT score of 24 and a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 may receive up to a full tuition scholarship. Students with a composite ACT score of less than 24 or a high school GPA of less than 3.0 may receive a partial scholarship.