The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) is a public corporation and governmental agency and instrumentality of the Commonwealth established in 1966 to improve students' access to higher education. To that end, KHEAA administers several financial aid programs and disseminates information about higher education opportunities. KHEAA's mission statement is to expand educational opportunities by providing financial and informational resources that enable Kentuckians to attain their higher education goals
The Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) Program provides need-based grants to qualified Kentucky residents to attend eligible Kentucky private colleges. Applicants must be a Kentucky resident, have financial need, attend an eligible college, be enrolled full-time in an associate's or bachelor's degree program, and have no past due financial obligations to KHEAA or to any Title IV program. Students must complete the FAFSA in order to apply for this award.