Kentucky Pell Grant

  • The Kentucky Pell Grant is used for attending college. You can use this grant at any college in Kentucky as long as they participate in the Federal Student Aid Program if your school has a 6-digit federal school code. You will be able to know if you are eligible for the Pell Grant by your EFC. If your EFC is lower than $6206, then you are eligible. We’ve listed all the Federal Student Aid school codes for Kentucky colleges at the bottom of the page.
  • There are also many other sources of financial aid for Kentucky students.
    • The Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) provides merit-based scholarships to Kentucky high school graduates who meet certain academic requirements.
    • The Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) provides need-based grants to Kentucky residents attending in-state colleges and universities.
    • The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) provides various scholarships and grants to Kentucky residents, including the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) and the Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG).
    • The Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship provides financial assistance to Kentucky residents who are the children of coal mining industry workers.
    • The Kentucky National Guard Educational Assistance Program offers financial assistance to members of the Kentucky National Guard.
    • The University of Kentucky Grants and Scholarship program offers various institutional scholarships and grants to students attending University of Kentucky.
    • The Kentucky State University Grants and Scholarship program offers various institutional scholarships and grants to students attending Kentucky State University.
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