KEES and Outside Scholarships
Many of our students receive Kentucky’s KEES and other outside scholarships (such as those from civic organizations and churches). Many students and families assume that these funds can be used to offset their Expected Family Contribution (EFC) amount. In most instances, federal regulations prohibit using such funds for this purpose.On average, Berea students receive financial aid and scholarships for more than 2/3 of the cost of room, board, and fees.
On average, Berea students receive financial aid and scholarships for more than 2/3 of the cost of room, board, and fees.Depending upon individual circumstances, these funds might be used to offset some of the remaining cost for books, supplies, and some other costs. In other circumstances, accounts may be established and funds accessed for other approved purposes (such as excessive book and supply expenses, travel abroad opportunities, etc.).In any circumstance, funds from KEES or other outside scholarships can not be used to offset the EFC.
If you have questions about how your KEES and other outside scholarships may be used at Berea College, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid Services:
Phone: 859-985-3310, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m., 1:00–5:00 p.m. Monday–Friday
Mail: Financial Aid, CPO 2172, Berea, KY 40404