Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)/Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES)

Annual award based on yearly high school GPA and highest ACT or SAT score received by high school graduation. Awards are renewable, if required cumulative GPA is maintained at a Kentucky postsecondary school. Must be a Kentucky resident, and a graduate of a Kentucky high school. Low-income students who qualify for the free/reduced lunch program at least one year of high school may receive supplemental awards for passing scores on Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) exams.

Award Information

Award Amount
$125 - $2,500
Number of Awards
65,000 - 75,000
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
Kentucky
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Kentucky
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Director of Student Aid Services
Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)
Address
PO Box 798
City, State, Zip
Frankfort, KY , 40602
Telephone
(800) 928-8926
E-mail
rgilpatrick@kheaa.com
Website
Website

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