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. Visit the Penn State Student Aid Campus Scholarships page to learn more.
Academic College Scholarships
Academic Colleges also have their own scholarships. Usually, the link to apply to a specific scholarship is emailed to specific groups of students based on eligibility. Some scholarships have a stated preference in the award criteria for military-connected students. Visit the Penn State Student Aid Academic College Scholarships page to learn more.
Military and Veteran Scholarships
There are more than 50 scholarships across Penn State that include specific award criteria with a military or veteran preference. These scholarships are either campus specific, college specific or open without regard for campus or college. To learn more about military and veteran scholarships at Penn State visit the Office of Veterans Programs scholarship page. To learn more about military and veteran scholarship opportunities sponsored and administered by non-Penn State organizations and entities go to this link Penn State Educational Equity.
Penn State World Campus Scholarships for Military Students
Penn State World Campus has several military-specific scholarships available. For more information, visit the World Campus Scholarships webpage.