The Teacher Scholarship Program provides financial aid to Kentucky residents pursuing teacher certification at participating Kentucky colleges (see website for more details). Eligible applicants must: demonstrate financial need; be a US citizen; be admitted to a teacher education program pursuing initial teacher certification at a participating Kentucky college, or be a certified teacher (primary through grade 12) pursuing additional credentialing for classroom teaching; teach one semester at a Kentucky public or certified non-public school for each semester the scholarship is received; and repay the scholarship plus interest if the teacher education program or service requirement is not completed. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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.