KEES money is based on a student's grade point (GPA) each year. Students must earn at least a 2.5 GPA to acquire scholarship money. Each summer, beginning after their freshman year, students should check their KEES account by logging onto the website. If any discrepancies are suspected, the student should contact the school Registrar. ACT. The total amount may be used at any approved Kentucky college, university, or technical school, for tuition, books, and other expenses. The scholarship is renewable based on a student’s college GPA. Additional information can be found at www.kheaa.com.