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Pennsylvania Postsecondary Educational Gratuity Program

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March 31, 2019

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  • Scholarship Description
  • This program honors individuals who lost their lives protecting the citizens of Pennsylvania by helping their children fund their education. This program provides a waiver of tuition, fees, and room and board costs charged by public post-secondary institutions. This waiver is only applied to charges that remain after all other grants (federal, state and outside scholarships) have been applied to your student account.

    Eligibility:
    -Be a resident of Pennsylvania
    -Be a child by birth or adoption of a deceased police officer, firefighter, rescue or ambulance squad member, corrections facility employee or active National Guard member who died after January 1, 1976, as a direct result of performing their official duties
    -Be a child by birth or adoption of a deceased sheriff, deputy sheriff, National Guard member or certain other individual who was on federal or state active military duty who died since September 11, 2001, as a direct result of performing his or her official duties
    -Be 25 years of age or younger at the time of application
    -Have already applied for available scholarships, as well as state and federal grants
    -Be enrolled at a Pennsylvania community college, state-owned institution, or state-related institution as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • P.O. Box 8157
  • Harrisburg, PA 17105-8157
  • info@pheaa.org

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