Attend a Kansas Community College at no cost to you through a Kansas Promise Scholarship
Kansas Promise Scholarship Fund Specifics:
Last dollar scholarship which applies after all other federal aid and any outside scholarships are subtracted from the student’s bill.
Pays for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for up to an associate degree. Allows the student to attend community college without cost except for any room and board costs they may incur.
$10,000,000 across the state available and has been already appropriated for FY 22 and FY 23 to fund the program.
Eligible Students/ Income limits:
(Student can attend full or part-time (At least 6 hours per semester) and complete program of study within 30 months.)
A Kansas resident who has graduated from an accredited Kansas public or a private secondary school (or Kansas homeschool) within the preceding 12 months.
A Kansas resident who has been in KS three or more consecutive years and who is at least 21 years of age or older.
A dependent child of military servicemember permanently stationed in another state & graduated in the last 12 months.
All eligible students must have family household income equal to $100,000 or less for a family of two, $150,000 or less for a family of three and, for household sizes above three, a household income that is equal to or less than the family of three amount plus $4,800 for each additional family member. If scholarship moneys remain in the Kansas promise scholarship program fund during the award year after awarding all other scholarships pursuant to this section, Kansas promise scholarships may be awarded to eligible students whose family household income exceeds such amounts.
Eligible Areas of Study: (Any two-year associate degree program or CTE certificate or stand-alone program in areas below).
Information technology and security.
Mental and physical healthcare.
Advanced manufacturing and building trades.
Early childhood education and development.
One additional program identified by each institution. See below links for the eligible programs at each community college.
Student obligations for accepting a Kansas Promise Scholarship:
Complete the FASFA.
Complete the Kansas Promise Scholarship Application
Enter into an agreement to live AND work in Kansas for two years post certificate or degree completion. Can delay the obligation if pursuing a bachelor’s degree. If the student fails to fulfil scholarship requirements the amount of the scholarship must be paid back plus interest.
Maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and complete program of study within 30 months of first receiving the Kansas Promise Scholarship.
Eligible Promise Scholarship Areas of study at each Community College
Apply today to start the Kansas Promise Scholarship process and attend a Kansas Community College at no cost to you! Scholarship covers all tuititon, fees, books, and required supplies!
Allen County Community College
Barton County Community College
Butler County Community College
Cloud County Community College
Coffeyville Community College
Colby Community College
Cowley Community College
Dodge City Community College
Fort Scott County Community College
Garden City Community College
Highland Community College
Hutchinson Community College
Independence Community College
Johnson County Community College
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Labette Community College
Neosho County Community College
Pratt Community College
Seward County Community College