Kentucky rising junior may win scholarship, photo shoot
February 25, 2014
A rising junior at one of Kentucky's public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the "Promote Your School" scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
Online security can help protect you from cyber thieves
February 12, 2014
The recent hacking theft of a large retailer’s database of millions of credit and debit card numbers should make everyone, even students, more careful about safeguarding their hard-earned money from cyber thieves. The following measures can help, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
Federal student aid programs can help pay college costs
February 12, 2014
The federal government sponsors numerous financial aid programs that can help students and their parents pay college expenses. This brief summary from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) describes the more common federal grant and loan programs. Grants generally do not have to be repaid, but loans do.
Free individual learning plans offered for private schools, home schools, adult students
January 31, 2014
Students at private schools, home-schooled students and adult students in Kentucky can set up a free individual learning plan (ILP) to help them with their college and career planning by creating a free MyKHEAA account at www.kheaa.com.
Kentucky students can win $1,500 toward college, $500 for their school
January 22, 2014
Kentucky students in grades K-6 have the opportunity to win $1,500 toward college and $500 for their school in the "Dream Out Loud Challenge." Students are invited to submit an original drawing, poem, essay or video answering the question: "How will I change the world after I go to college?"