Educator Tuition Assistance Opportunities

Published: 2/8/2017 3:08 PM


The KHEAA teacher Scholarship Program provides financial aid to recruit qualified Kentucky residents pursuing initial teacher certification at participating Kentucky institutions. (KRS 164.769)

All applicants must be Kentucky residents enrolled full-time (unless enrolled for the final term of a teacher certification program and less than full-time enrollment is required to complete the program). Applicants must demonstrate financial need to qualify for a KHEAA Teacher Scholarship. 

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant. Please contact the financial aid office at the university or college for additional information on the TEACH grant. Visit:

Traineeship Program funds are available to help defray part of the tuition costs at any state institution offering IECE certification. Traineeships are available for teachers and administrators pursuing an initial IECE certificate while working with children with disabilities in the state-funded preschool or Head Start program.

For additional information contact

Dr. Steve Crites or Lisa Pfalzgraf at 859-448-8810

Program Application  

Renee Scott
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Next Generation Professionals
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY  40601
(502) 564-1479
Fax (502) 564-4007