11 KAR 15:040. Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship award determination procedure.
RELATES TO: KRS 164.7881(4)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 164.748(4), 164.7881(4)(b), 164.7885(7)
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 164.748(4) requires the authority to promulgate administrative regulations pertaining to the awarding of grants, scholarships, and honorary scholarships as provided in KRS 164.740 to 164.785. KRS 164.7885(7) authorizes the authority to promulgate administrative regulations for the administration of the Commonwealth Merit Scholarship Program, renamed Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) Program by EO 98-1592. KRS 164.7881(4)(b) requires the authority to promulgate an administrative regulation to proportionately reduce the maximum award amount for an eligible student enrolled part time. This administrative regulation establishes the conditions for KEES eligibility for eligible students enrolled on a part-time basis.
Section 1. Reduction for Part-time Study. (1) If an eligible student is enrolled as a part-time student for an academic term, the maximum award amount to which the student is entitled shall be as follows:
(a) Fifty (50) percent if enrolled for six (6) hours;
(b) Fifty-eight (58) percent if enrolled for seven (7) hours;
(c) Sixty-seven (67) percent if enrolled for eight (8) credit hours;
(d) Seventy-five (75) percent if enrolled for nine (9) hours;
(e) Eighty-three (83) percent if enrolled for ten (10) hours;
(f) Ninety-two (92) percent if enrolled for eleven (11) hours; and
(g) 100 percent if enrolled for twelve (12) hours or more.
(2) The equivalent academic unit of measurement shall be used to correspond to a credit hour, if the participating institution does not use credit hours.
(3) A participating institution shall determine full-time and less than full-time enrollment status for purposes of subsection (1) of this section in the same manner as the participating institution uses to determine enrollment status for Pell Grant eligibility. (25 Ky.R. 468; Am. 818; eff. 10-1-98; 25 Ky.R. 2923; eff. 9-1-99.)