Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
Student aid programs geared toward military
In Kentucky, veterans, active duty military personnel and their family members may qualify for college financial aid programs.
The Kentucky National Guard Tuition Award Program, administered by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), provides tuition assistance for full- or part-time study at Kentucky public and private colleges while funds are available. Members of the Guard are also eligible for Montgomery GI Bill and GI Bill Kicker assistance. To apply for any of these programs, Guard members should contact the Education Services Office, Boone National Guard Center, 100 Minuteman Parkway, Frankfort, KY 40601 or call (502) 607-1342.
Spouses, children and stepchildren of deceased or totally disabled Kentucky veterans may qualify for tuition waivers at the state’s public colleges and universities. To apply, contact the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs, 321 W. Main St., Louisville, KY 40202; call (502) 595-4447 or (800) 928-4012; or visit http://veterans.ky.gov/Education.
KHEAA is the state agency that administers Kentucky student financial aid programs and provides college planning materials.
To learn how to plan and prepare for higher education, go to www.gotocollege.ky.gov. For more information about Kentucky scholarships and grants, visit www.kheaa.com; write KHEAA, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602; or call (800) 928-8926, ext. 6-7372.