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How To Pay For A Graduate Education
Below is a list of available forms of aid to pay for your Graduate School Education. For more information about any aid below please contact the KCU Graduate School Admissions Office.
Graduate Assistantships and Scholarships
Applicants may be eligible for academic scholarships and graduate assistantships. Students applying for academic scholarships and graduate assistantships must complete a Graduate Studies Scholarship Application Form. Request for scholarship assistance is due on June 1 of each year. For more information contact the Graduate School Office at (606) 474-3253 or email@example.com.
Church Sponsored Scholarship Program
Full-time students may be eligible for a Church Sponsored Scholarship. This program encourages churches to provide scholarship support for their members who are training to become leaders in the Christian church and its related ministries. Check with the leaders of your church to see if they offer tuition assistance.
Kentucky Christian University is approved for the education of veterans. Veterans are eligible for up to three years of educational benefits including both undergraduate and graduate studies. The veteran who desires to apply for entrance to the Graduate School will follow the regular admission procedures. All information concerning the veteran application for educational benefits should be addressed to the KCU Registrar.
Qualified students may request ONE of the following discounts:
Graduates (alumni) of Kentucky Christian University's Graduate Studies Programs are eligible for a 20% tuition discount when taking additional courses for self improvement (continuing education or credit) in the program from which they graduated. Alumni are also eligible for a 20% discount for courses taken towards an additional master's degree. Students must submit a Tuition Discount Form to the Graduate Studies office by the scholarship deadline for the program or course modules in which the student is enrolling.
Alumni of Kentucky Christian University's undergraduate programs are also eligible for a 20% tuition discount for programs in which they enroll at the graduate level. In addition, they are eligible for a 20% discount when taking additional courses for self-improvement (continuing education or credit). Students must submit a Tuition Discount Form to the Graduate Studies office by the scholarship deadline for the program or courses in which the student is enrolling.
For each five years or part thereof that a student has served full-time in an area of ministry such as a local church, a children's home, the mission field, or Christian education, he/she is eligible for a 5% discount up to a total of 20%. Students must submit a Tuition Discount Form to the Graduate Studies office before the scholarship deadline for each session.
Churches, parachurch organizations, elementary, and secondary schools which have at least three employees registering for the same module are eligible for a discount. Students must submit a Tuition Discount Form to the Graduate Studies office before the scholarship deadline for each session.
The second full-time student from families with more than one student simultaneously enrolled is eligible to receive an annual award of $750.00 that increases by $250.00 for each concurrent enrollee. A traditional full-time student enrolled in the undergraduate program must be enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits. In the case of parents enrolling in other programs, the student must be a dependent student upon the enrollment of the parent. Family members enrolled in the Graduate Studies Program must be enrolled full-time for 18 credits in a calendar year. Students must submit a Tuition Discount Form to the Graduate Studies office before the scholarship deadline.
Married couples who register for the same graduate modules are eligible for a discount of $250.00. Students must submit a Tuition Discount Form to the Graduate Studies office before the scholarship deadline.