Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship
The Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship provides financial assistance for residents of Kentucky's coal‐producing counties to complete their first bachelor's degree.
- Students must:
- Be U.S. citizen
- Be permanent residents of a Kentucky coal‐producing county.
- Have earned at least sixty (60) credit hours toward completion of their first bachelor's degree.
- Be enrolled at least half‐time in a bachelor's degree program.
- Be in good academic standing.
- Have no past due financial obligations to KHEAA.
- The 2017-2018 award amounts are:
- Up to $7,770 per year at nonprofit, independent institution located in a coal-producing county;
- Up to $2,630 per year at public university extension campus located in a coal‐producing county;
- Up to $3,880 per year at public or nonprofit, independent institution whose main campus is in Kentucky, but not in a coal‐producing county.*
*KCCCCS funds may be awarded at an institution that is not located in a coal‐producing county only if an eligible student is pursuing an approved bachelor's degree program in a field of study that is not offered at any institution located in a coal‐producing county.
- The 2017-18 Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship application is now closed. The application for the 2018-19 award year will be available from January 1 to May 1, 2018.
- Funds are awarded first-come, first-served based on initial FAFSA completion date. Therefore, students are encouraged to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1, 2017, and the 2018-19 KCCCCS application as soon as possible after January 1, 2018.