Accessing Your KEES Account

Click on the Sign In button in the top right hand corner to access or register for a free, personalized account. Use this customized tool to:

  • View and verify your KEES award amounts
  • Request your personalized breakdown of college costs and estimated financial aid based on your specific college choices and your family’s unique financial circumstances
  • Access the KHEAA ILP for private school, home school and adult students
  • Apply for state scholarships

KHEAA-Administered Programs

  • To be eligible for a KEES yearly GPA award, a high school student must:
    • Be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.
    • Be a Kentucky resident. You are eligible if your legal residence remains Kentucky while you attend the U.S. Congressional Page School or participate in an approved foreign educational exchange program. You are eligible if your parent or guardian maintains legal residence in Kentucky while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
    • Earn at least a 2.5 GPA in any year of high school while meeting the KEES curriculum requirements.
    • Attend and graduate from a certified Kentucky high school or other approved high school.
    • Not be a convicted felon.
  • To be eligible for a KEES ACT/SAT bonus award, a high school graduate must:
    • Achieve an ACT composite score of 15 or higher or an SAT Score of 810 or higher (evidence-based reading/writing and math sections only). The highest score you make before you graduate from high school is used to calculate the amount.
    • Earn at least a 2.5 GPA in any year of high school while meeting the KEES curriculum requirements.
  • To be eligible for a KEES AP/IB/CAI award, a high school graduate must:
    • Be eligible for free or reduced-price lunch during any year of high school.
    • Earn a qualifying score on an Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, or Cambridge Advanced International exam.
    • Earn at least a 2.5 GPA during any year of high school while meeting the KEES curriculum requirements.
    • There is no limit to the amount of supplemental awards a student can receive.


  • To be eligible for a KEES ACT award, a home school graduate must:
    • Achieve an ACT composite score of 15 or higher or an SAT score of 810 or higher.
    • Be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.
    • Be a Kentucky resident. You are eligible if you maintain your legal residence in Kentucky while attending the U.S. Congressional Page School or participating in an approved foreign educational exchange program. You are eligible if your parent or guardian maintains legal residence in Kentucky while serving in the U.S. armed forces.
    • Be enrolled in a participating college.
    • Not be a convicted felon.
  • To be eligible for a KEES ACT award, a GED graduate must:
    • Achieve an ACT composite score of 15 or higher or an SAT score of 810 or higher.
    • Earn a GED in Kentucky within five years after turning 18 years old.
    • Turn 18 after December 31, 1998.
    • Be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.
    • Be a Kentucky resident.
    • Be enrolled in a participating college within five years of receiving a GED.
    • Not have graduated from high school.
    • Not be a convicted felon.

    There is no application needed to receive your KEES award. For high school graduates, once your college certifies that you are attending classes, KHEAA will forward your award to your school. Home-schooled and GED students should contact the financial aid office to have the school report your enrollment to KHEAA.