Follow a link below (or scroll down) for more information on these financial opportunities for homeschool students.
*The amount awarded each year is based on student's ACT score, with a composite score of 15 being the lowest score that qualifies. You can click here to see specific award amounts.
This information was taken directly from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority website. For more information, please visit their website by clicking here.
"The Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) Program provides need-based grants to qualified Kentucky residents to attend the Commonwealth's independent colleges. Eligible institutions must be accredited by a regional accrediting association as listed in Kentucky statute KRS 164.740(17) and not be comprised solely of religious instruction." From the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority website.
Those wishing to apply for a Kentucky Tuition Grant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
"The College Access Program (CAP) helps Kentucky’s financially needy undergraduate students attend eligible public and private colleges and universities, proprietary schools, and technical colleges. CAP Grants may be awarded to Kentucky residents enrolled for at least six semester hours (half time) in academic programs that take at least two years to complete. To be considered for a CAP Grant, the total expected family contribution (EFC) toward the student's educational expenses cannot exceed $5,273." from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority website.
Those wishing to apply for a CAP Grant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). CAP Grants are awarded to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted.
The information below refers to Kentucky's Governor's Scholar program. To find out if a similar program is available in your state, click here.
According to their website, "The Governor's Scholars Program strives to enhance Kentucky's next generation of civic and economic leaders and to create models of educational excellence for teachers and students."
"Established in 1983, the program provides academic and personal growth through the balance of a strong liberal arts program with a full co-curricular and residential life experience. Students must complete an application and compete with others from across the state. Those selected attend the program free of charge."
Scholarships Offered: Students participating in the Governor's Scholar Program are offered scholarships from many Kentucky colleges and universities. For a list of scholarships, click here.
Homeschoolers and the GSP: For information on how homeschooled students can apply for this program, call the Governor's Scholar Program at 502-573-1618.
Fastweb is a FREE online resource which helps students pay for and prepare for college. They have information about scholarships, financial aid, jobs, internships, and the military. Interested students can fill out a profile, and Fastweb will match them with scholarship opportunities that are the best fit for them.
For more information, visit: fastweb.com
According to their website, the two-fold purpose of Homeschool Scholarships is "to inspire businesses and individuals to recognize the unique potential of homeschooled students by creating college scholarships for them, and to provide a place for homeschooled students to find those scholarships."
For more information, visit: homeschoolscholarships.org.