Kansas Promise Scholarship at Pratt Community College

20 July 2021

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Be a PCC Beaver at No Cost Through the Kansas Promise Scholarship

It's a great time to make a positive change, come join our close-knit campus community!

You can continue your education on your own schedule, either as a full or part-time student, and get tuition, books, supplies and fees completely covered!

$10 Million are officially allocated to fund education across Kansas at the two-year level through the Kansas Promise Act, signed by Governor Laura Kelly on April 23, 2021.

Eligible areas of study include any two-year Associate Degree program or CTE Certificate or stand-alone program.

The eligible fields of study at Pratt Community College include:

Kansas Promise Scholarship Fund Specifics:

  1. Last dollar scholarship which applies after all other federal aid and any outside scholarships are subtracted from the student’s bill. 
  2. Pays for tuition, fees, books, and supplies for up to an associate degree. Allows the student to attend community college without cost except for any room and board costs they may incur.
  3. $10,000,000 across the state available and has been already appropriated for FY 22 and FY 23 to fund the program.

Eligible Students/Income Limits:

Student can attend full or part-time (At least 6 hours per semester) and complete program of study within 30 months.

  1. A Kansas resident who has graduated from an accredited Kansas public or a private secondary school (or Kansas homeschool) within the preceding 12 months. 
  2. A Kansas resident who has been in KS three or more consecutive years and who is at least 21 years of age or older. 
  3. A dependent child of military servicemember permanently stationed in another state & graduated in the last 12 months. 
  4. All eligible students must have family household income equal to $100,000 or less for a family of two, $150,000 or less for a family of three and, for household sizes above three, a household income that is equal to or less than the family of three amount plus $4,800 for each additional family member. If scholarship moneys remain in the Kansas promise scholarship program fund during the award year after awarding all other scholarships pursuant to this section, Kansas promise scholarships may be awarded to eligible students whose family household income exceeds such amounts.

Student Obligations for Accepting a Kansas Promise Scholarship:

  • Complete the FAFSA, AND
  • Complete the Kansas Promise Scholarship Application, AND
  • Enroll in an eligible field of study, AND
  • Enter into an agreement to live AND work in Kansas for two years post certificate or degree completion. Can delay the obligation if pursuing a Bachelor's Degree. If the student fails to fulfill scholarship requirements, the amount of the scholarship must be paid back plus interest.
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) and complete program of study within 30 months of first receiving the Kansas Promise Scholarship.

Apply for the Kansas Promise Scholarship today!

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Kansas Promise Scholarship Act Forms:

Counseling Form

Student Agreement Form
Decline/Return Funds Form
Change of Name and Address Form
Employment Verification Form
Systemwide Transfer Courses


For more information, you may contact:

Financial Aid

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