Go to College Tuition Free with the Work Ready Scholarship Program

Kentucky’s Work Ready-Scholarship helps Kentuckians earn an industry-recognized certificate or credential by covering all tuition costs.

To qualify, you should:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be a Kentucky resident.
  • Have not earned a college degree.
  • Not be in default on any obligation to the KHEAA

Applying is Easy

  • Complete the FAFSA
  • Complete the application at the College of Choice
  • Complete the scholarship application

Eligibility expires when the first of the following conditions is met:

  • Receipt of scholarship funding for the equivalent of four academic terms; Receipt of the scholarship for 32 credit hours of enrollment; or Receipt of a first associate degree.

Recipients must earn a grade point average of 2.0 or higher each semester the scholarship is received in order to be eligible the following semester.

Areas of Study Include:

  • Computed Tomography
  • Phlebotomy
  • Limited Medical Radiology
  • Clinical Assistant
  • Medical Administrative Assistant
  • Medical Office Management
  • Medical Assistant
  • Medical Coding
  • Health Information Management
  • Medical Clinical Specialties
  • Practical Nursing
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Surgical Technology
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing Management
  • Practical Nursing
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Cybersecurity
  • HVAC-R
  • Network Support Administration & Security
  • Web Design & Application Development
  • System Support and Administration
  • Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Administrative Office Management
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technology
  • Architectural Computer Aided Design Drafting
  • Mechanical Computer Aided Design Drafting
  • Computer Information Technology
  • Information Technology