State Grants

Kentucky CAP Grant

CAP Grants help Kentucky's financially needed undergraduate students attend eligible public and private colleges and universities, proprietary schools, and technical colleges.

Student must:

  • Be a Kentucky resident.
  • Have financial need.
  • Attend an eligible college.
  • Have no past due financial obligations to KHEAA or to any Title IV program.
  • Be enrolled at least half-time in a program at least two years in length.


  • Up to $1,900.


  • FAFSA, which should be completed as soon as possible after January 1. Funds are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • For a regular fall/spring term CAP Grant amounts will be adjusted based on enrollment at the end of the drop/add period for each term.