Fund My Education or Training

Having the money to fund education and training is one of the biggest obstacles for young people and adults attempting to better themselves educationally.

The resources below offer many types of information on educational scholarships, grants and loans.

 

Find Personal Help with Accessing Financial Aid and Scholarships

KentuckianaWorks College Access Center 
Free help with planning and paying for college; one-on-one assistance; find scholarships. Click here to read the latest issue of the "Connector Newsletter" to learn more about the KentuckianaWorks College Access Center.

KentuckianaWorks Scholarships
These scholarships will provide money for up to two years of training to better qualify unemployed and underemployed adults (18 years of age and older) for a variety of high-demand careers. Contact a career specialist at one of the five Kentucky Career Centers in the KentuckianaWorks region to find out if you are eligible. Kentucky Career Centers are the former KentuckianaWorks One-Stop Career Centers in the KentuckianaWorks region.

Kentucky Manufacturing Career Center
Jobseekers can qualify for free or low-cost training that is linked to the National Association of Manufacturers “stackable credentials” for manufacturing. Jobseekers can get free English as a Second Language instruction that is geared to the vocabulary of the manufacturing setting. Call 502-476-9711 or stop by and talk with a career counselor to find out how you can qualify for free training.

Kentucky Youth Career Center in Jefferson County - (502) 574-4115
Jefferson County educational and job services for out-of-school young adults, age 16-21

Kentucky Youth Career Center in Bullitt County - (502) 955-9132
Bullitt County educational and job services for young adults, age 16-21

Kentucky Youth Career Center in Shelby County - (502) 844-2119
Educational and job services for young adults, age 16-21, in Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties

Metropolitan College
Tuition-free education and employment to eligible Kentuckians working at UPS and other partners.

 

Find Online Help with Accessing Financial Aid and Scholarships

Know How to Go
Tips for college, including financial aid.

Know How to Go (in Spanish) 
The four steps to college for youth and adults.

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
Multiple financial aid, grant and scholarship options.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Apply for federal student aid.

Scholarship Search
Search for scholarships.

Pell Grants

Free College Blog
Tips for finding scholarships, grants, financial aid.

Americorps
Gain skills and money for college while serving the community.

Today's Military
Learn about the benefits and opportunities of military service.

 

Find Educational Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Assistance with education and employment for people with disabilities.

Office for the Blind
Assistance with education and employment for people with visual impairments.

Center for Accessible Living
Resource center for people with disabilities.

Part of the Kentucky Career Center Partnership