The Kansas Promise Scholarship Act is effective beginning the Fall 2021 term and offers a "last dollar" scholarship to students to cover all tuition, fees, and required books & supplies not otherwise covered by scholarship or grants.
Students can apply for the Kansas Promise Act Scholarship by downloading the application HERE and returning it to the ICC Office of Student Financial Aid
Program Eligibility. A student must be enrolled in one of the following fields of study:
- Information technology & security
- Allied Health
- Athletic Training
- EMS Education
- Early Childhood Education
- Health and Physical Education
- Veterinary Nursing
Student Eligibility. A student must meet the following criteria to qualify:
- Be a resident of Kansas;
- Meet one of the following:
- In the past 12 months have:
- Graduated from an accredited Kansas public or private secondary school (high school);
- Completed the requirements for graduation from a non-accredited private secondary school, per KSA 72-4345; or
- Attended an accredited Kansas public or private secondary school or non-accredited private school, per KSA 72-4345, and obtained a high school equivalency certificate;
- Be 21 year of age or older while having been a resident of Kansas for a minimum of three consecutive years; or
- Be a dependent child of a military servicemember permanently stationed in another state and have graduated from any out-of-state secondary school or obtained a high school equivalency certificate within the preceding 12 months;
- In the past 12 months have:
- Complete the scholarship application and return to ICC's Office of Student Financial Aid;
- Complete the FAFSA; and
- Enter into a scholarship agreement.
Priority will be given to scholarship applicants whose family household incomes are less than or equal to the following amounts:
- $100,000 for a famiy of two;
- $150,000 for a family of three; and
- $150,000, plus $4,800 per additional family member beyond three.
Student Responsibility. Students who accept the Kansas Promise Scholarship agree to the following:
- Student must maintain satisfactory academic progress for their program of study;
- Enroll full- or part-time and complete the program within 30 months of the date the scholarship was first awarded;
- Within six months of completing the program:
- Reside and work in Kansas for a minimum of two consecutive years; or
- Enroll as a full- or part-time student at any public or not-for-profit postsecondary educational institution whose main campus or principal place of operation is in Kansas
Failure to fulfill the terms of the Kansas Promise Scholarship will result in the recipient being liable for repayment to the Kansas Board of Regents in the amount of th eawarded scholarship plus accrued interest (set at the rate of Federal PLUS program at the time of the award).
A recipient has satisfied the requirements of the Kansas Promise Scholarship when they:
- Complete the requirements of the scholarship agreement;
- Commence service as a military servicemember after receiving the scholarship;
- Fails to satisfy the requirements after making the best possible effort to do so as determined by KBOR; or
- Is unable to satisfy the requirements due to disability or death of the recipient.
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