Three types of scholarships are available to Penn State Greater Allegheny students.

Penn State Greater Allegheny Scholarships

Penn State Greater Allegheny offers both merit and need-based scholarships to recognize students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership abilities, and commitment to service. More than 61 scholarship funds have been established by generous alumni and friends of the campus.

Application Procedures

All freshmen offered admission to Penn State Greater Allegheny will automatically be considered for scholarships. For priority consideration, students are encouraged to submit an application for admission by November 30. Individual scholarship applications are required for some scholarships.

Students who submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) are automatically considered for need-based scholarships. The FAFSA is available at starting October 1, 2016. We encourage all students to complete the FAFSA as soon as it is available, using last year's tax return information.

Penn State University Scholarships

Information on University-wide scholarships can be found on

Outside scholarships

Students are encouraged to research and apply for online scholarships. One source for scholarship information is our Penn State Greater Allegheny Scholarships Facebook Page.

Additional outside scholarships can be found here.

A Scholarship Gameplan Worksheet  can help students stay organized during their scholarship serch.