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Educational Equity Scholarships 2019-2020


Thank you for your interest in the Educational Equity Scholarships. The application is closed for the 2019-2020 academic year. 

If you have any questions, please contact Rebecca Westhoff at (814) 863-8493.

If you are interested in receiving a scholarship administered by the Office of Educational Equity (including those promoted by Student Disability Resources, the Office of Veterans Programs, and the Multicultural Resource Center), you should complete this application in its entirety. Please make use of the informational links provided within this application.

In general, and when awarded, Educational Equity scholarships are disbursed for one academic year (with renewal possible but not assured), and require demonstration of financial need. We determine financial need with information provided to us by the federal government when you complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Before completing this scholarship application, make certain you have familiarized yourself with these resources:

Scholarship applications received before May 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. EST, will be considered for awards disbursed during the 2019-2020 academic year, in two equal installments for fall and spring.

If you indicate interest in a specific or particular scholarship listed in this application, it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the guidelines and eligibility requirements of that particular scholarship.

All information provided is protected by the confidentiality requirements of FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act).

The information you provide will only be used to determine your scholarship eligibility.  

To process this scholarship application, your Penn State record will need to be accessed and information verified (e.g., academic status, student records information). The information contained therein will not be used for any other purpose than the processing of the scholarship application. You will be able to provide consent on the application form –a requirement for scholarship consideration.

Please direct any questions related to Educational Equity scholarships to Rebecca Westhoff at (814) 863-8493.