Budget Compromise Expands Coal County Scholarship Fund

A scholarship program intended to serve college students in far eastern Kentucky has been expanded. What was originally called the Appalachian Scholarship Fund has been expanded to all coal-producing counties in Kentucky, including those in the western portion of the state. The program applies to students in the last two years of their education who attend… Continue reading Budget Compromise Expands Coal County Scholarship Fund

Plan to Create Scholarship Fund for Appalachian College Students In Trouble

A proposal to create a scholarship fund for far eastern Kentucky college students could be in jeopardy. The Appalachian scholarship fund was intended as a compromise, after a measure to move the University of Pikeville into the state system couldn’t garner enough support. In the House’s version of the budget, lawmakers funded the scholarships with… Continue reading Plan to Create Scholarship Fund for Appalachian College Students In Trouble