About the Scholarship

Kentucky Go Higher Grant is authorized by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority. The establishment is a public corporation and legislative agency and instrumentality of the Commonwealth set up in 1966 to improve understudies' access to higher education. 

This program gives a need-based financial guide to Kentucky occupant college understudies who are 24 years or more who are intending to attend an eligible postsecondary organization in Kentucky.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • Applicants must complete the Go Higher Grant Application.

  • The candidates are educated to present their FAFSA application to get this award.

  • Students must demonstrate financial need to meet the eligibility.


Kentucky Go Higher Grant award amounts to

  • This scholarship provides $1000 annually which is non-renewable.

  • The total number of awards offered by this scholarship varies depending on the availability of funds and students meeting their requirements.


Deadline info

The application deadline has not yet been finalized. Students are informed to submit their scholarship application and other requirements are to be submitted prior to meet the eligibility. Applications and other information are available online on the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority website.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a Kentucky resident.

  • The applicant must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident.

  • The applicant must be 24 or older.

  • The applicant must have a financial need.

  • The applicant must enroll in a participating Kentucky school less than half-time.

  • The applicant must have no past due financial obligations to KHEAA or to any Title IV program.

  • The applicant must be seeking the first undergraduate degree.