University scholarships

Penn State offers University Scholarships from many sources with many various requirements. Below is a list of the sources for these scholarships. Additional information can be found on the scholarships page in the Student Aid section of the PSU web site and the University Fellowships Office (

Office of Student Aid Scholarships

All students who are offered admission and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to Penn State are considered for scholarships awarded by the Office of Student Aid. (

Academic College Scholarships

Academic college scholarships are based primarily on scholastic performance. Award values range from $700 to $2,500 per academic year. Awarding for both first-year and continuing students usually begins as early as December and continues throughout the year. Scholarship funds for first-year students are limited for some academic colleges. (


Campus Scholarships

All Penn State campuses award scholarships to eligible first-year students based on academic performance, SAT/ACT scores, financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), leadership, and community service. (