Make Your Dreams Affordable

EKU is dedicated to helping you make your academic goals more affordable. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid.

Contact the EKU Financial Aid Office

for more detailed information or answers to specific financial aid questions

EKU Online Financial Aid Contact: or (859) 622-2361


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Types of Financial Aid

Paying for school doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Learn about available options and what may be right for your unique situation.

  • Grants
  • Federal Loans
  • Private Loans
  • Military Benefits
  • Departmental Scholarships
  • Outside Scholarships
  • Foundation Scholarships
  • Employer Tuition Reimbursement

Understanding Financial Aid

Learn about financial aid and how to determine eligibility for both undergraduate and graduate programs. You can also learn how to re-establish aid eligibility.

Applying for Financial Aid

From instructions for filling out the FAFSA to all the forms you’ll need, we walk you through the process of applying for financial aid.

Financial Aid Policies

Learn more about important financial aid policies and regulations.

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