A Pennsylvania State Grant is based on financial need. You may be eligible if you demonstrate financial need and meet specific requirements:
-Are a high school graduate as stipulated in the Pennsylvania State Grant law
-Attend a post-secondary school approved by PHEAA for Pennsylvania State Grant purposes
-Are enrolled at least half-time (defined as at least six semester credits but less than 12 semester credits per semester, or the equivalent)
-Be unconditionally admitted and enrolled in an approved program of study of at least 2 academic years in length
-Are enrolled in a program of study where at least 50% of the total credit or clock hours needed for completion of the program are earned through classroom instruction
-Have made satisfactory academic progress (as defined by PHEAA)
-Not have already earned a bachelor's degree or its equivalent
-Are a Pennsylvania resident, as stipulated in the Pennsylvania State Grant law
-Are of satisfactory character (for example, not be incarcerated)
-Not have received the maximum number of Pennsylvania State Grants permitted
-Not be in default or pending default on an educational loan. This also applies to any program where the award has been converted to a loan and the loan is in a default status.
The State Grant deadlines are different for first-time applicants, renewal applicants, and summer-term applicants.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.