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Attend a Kansas Community College at No Cost to You Through the Kansas Promise Scholarship

Kansas Promise Scholarship Act Forms

Kansas Promise Scholarship Fund Specifics

  • This is a "last dollar scholarship," which applies after all other federal aid and any outside scholarships are subtracted from the student’s bill.

  • The scholarship pays for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for up to an associate degree. It allows the student to attend community college without cost except for room and board expenses.

  • $10,000,000 in funding is available across the state, and has been already appropriated for FY 22 and FY 23 to fund the program.
     

Eligible Students and Income Limits

Students can attend full- or part-time (at least 6 hours per semester) and complete a program of study within 30 months.
 

Eligible Students Include:

  • 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 Kansas for three or more consecutive years and who is at least 21 years of age or older.

  • A dependent child of a military service member permanently stationed in another state who graduated in the last 12 months.
     

Income Limit:
 

  • All eligible students must have a family household income of:

    • Equal to or less than $100,000 for a family of two

    • Equal to or less than $150,000 for a family of three

    • Equal to or less than $150,000 plus $4,800 for each additional family member for household sizes greater than three.

  • If there is scholarship money left in the Kansas Promise Scholarship program fund during the award year after awarding scholarships to the students who qualify based on the above income levels, Kansas Promise Scholarships may be awarded to eligible students whose family household income exceeds the set limits.
     

Eligible Areas of Study — Any Two-Year Associate Degree Program, CTE Certificate or Stand-Alone Program in the Following Areas:

 

  • ​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 links below for the eligible programs at each community college)
     

Student Obligations for Accepting a Kansas Promise Scholarship

 

  1. Complete the FAFSA.

  2. Complete the Kansas Promise Scholarship Application.

  3. Enter into an agreement to live AND work in Kansas for two years post certificate or degree completion.

    • Students may delay the obligation if pursuing a bachelor’s degree. 

  4. Maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and complete program of study within 30 months of first receiving the Kansas Promise Scholarship.    

 

Please note: If the student fails to fulfill scholarship requirements, the amount of the scholarship must be paid back plus interest.                                                                                                                    

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 tuition, fees, books, and required supplies!
 
Allen County Community College

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Allen County Kansas Promise Act Landing Page

 

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Allen County CC.  

 

 

Barton County Community College

 

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Kansas Promise Act | Barton Community College

 

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Barton County CC.

 

 

Butler County Community College

 

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Kansas Promise Scholarship | Butler Community College

 

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Butler County CC.

 

 

Cloud County Community College

 

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Kansas Promise Scholarship Cloud County CC

 

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Cloud County CC.

 

 

Coffeyville Community College

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Coffeyville Community College: Kansas Promise Scholarship

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Coffeyville CC.

 

Colby Community College

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Colby Community College Promise Scholarship

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Colby CC.

Cowley Community College

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Cowley Kansas Promise Scholarship Landing Page

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Cowley CC.

 

Dodge City Community College

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Kansas Promise Act Scholarship - Dodge City Community College

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Dodge City CC.

 

Fort Scott Community College

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Kansas Promise Scholarship | Fort Scott Community College

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Fort Scott CC.

 

Garden City Community College

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Kansas Promise Scholarship Garden City CC

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Garden City CC.

 

Highland Community College

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Kansas Promise Scholarship| Highland Community College

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Highland CC.

 

Hutchinson Community College

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Hutchinson Community College Kansas Promise Act Landing Page

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Hutchinson CC.

 

Independence Community College

 

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Kansas Promise | Financial Aid Independence CC

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Independence CC.

 

Johnson County Community College

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Johnson County Community College Kansas Promise Act Landing Page

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Johnson County CC.

 

Kansas City Kansas Community College

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Kansas City Kansas Promise Scholarship Landing Page

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Kansas City Kansas CC.

 

Labette Community College

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Kansas Promise Scholarship | Labette Community College

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Labette CC.

 

Neosho County Community College

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Neosho Kansas Promise Scholarship Fund Landing Page

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Neosho CC.

 

Pratt Community College

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Kansas Promise Scholarship | Pratt Community College

Promise Eligible Fields of study for Pratt CC.

 

Seward County Community College

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Promise Eligible Fields of study for Seward CC.

 
This page was last updated 7/16/21