Penn State World Campus students may be eligible for scholarships from the University, World Campus, their academic college or degree program, and other sources. You may be required to submit the FAFSA, meet eligibility criteria, and submit applications to be considered for scholarships.
Information about any scholarships you have been awarded is available in LionPATH. You can view tutorials on the LionPATH Support page on how to find financial aid information and other important actions.
Scholarships will be counted toward your total financial aid and will be credited toward tuition and fees first.
Penn State World Campus is proud to offer scholarship opportunities to first-time or returning undergraduate degree students. Some scholarships have specific criteria, such as military service or specific geographical location. Other scholarships seek to award adult students or students in specific majors. All scholarships are for both full-time and part-time students. World Campus scholarships require students to have financial need (as determined by the FAFSA) and a GPA of 2.0 or better. (Penn State employees receiving the educational benefit are not eligible to receive these scholarships.)
Graduate students, including Penn State World Campus students, may be eligible for the following scholarships from the Graduate School.
Penn State Scholarships
These scholarships are available to Penn State World Campus students as well as students at other Penn State campuses. This is not a complete list. You can find more information about Penn State scholarships on the Penn State Office of Student Aid website.
How to Find Scholarships Outside of Penn State
Check for scholarship opportunities with agencies and organizations in your local area.