Scholarships and Waivers

There are many different scholarship programs for freshmen and returning students. Tuition waivers are also available for those who qualify.

ECTC Scholarships

There are several different scholarships awarded through ECTC.

To apply for a scholarship, you can complete a paper form and send it to the Scholarships/Student Affairs office, or you can submit an online form while on campus. 

CKCF Scholarship Central

You may also want to check out other scholarships awarded to ECTC students through the Central Kentucky Community Foundation.

  • CKCF Scholarship Central (Deadline for applications is March 1st!)
    • Use the link above to apply for scholarships offered by CKCF.


The Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) is based on high school academic achievement. More information is available at KHEAA.


Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) Scholarship programs for Kentucky residents.

Other Kentucky State Scholarships

Listing of scholarships that are available in the state of Kentucky.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. Such international exchange is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.

Donovan Scholar Waiver

Donovan Scholarships are available for lifelong learners, age 65 and over, to attend college for free. If you are eligible for this waiver, please contact the Welcome Center and complete an application for admission to the College. You will also need to submit a copy of your driver’s license in order for the waiver to be applied. The wavier is for tuition only and does not cover books or digital fees.

A Donovan Scholar can take classes for credit or audit.

  • Degree seeking students are required to complete an on-line orientation session prior to enrolling.
  • Placement Tests and/or official transcripts from previous colleges attended may be required for degree seeking students depending on course prerequisites.
  • There are no exams or assignments required for students who audit a class.

For further information contact the Welcome Center at: (270) 706-8800 or (877) 246-2322 extension 68800.

Tuition Waivers

State mandated scholarships and tuition waiver programs for Kentucky residents:

Kentucky National Guard TA Waiver


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Contact Information

KCTCS/Elizabethtown Community and Technical College
Financial Aid Office
RPC 1st Floor Room 105
610 College Street Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 706-8802 or (877) 246-2322 extension 68802
1-855-746-3282 24/7/365
FAX 270-769-0736

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