Pennsylvania Postsecondary Educational Gratuity Program

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

Various Amount

Application Deadline

March 31, 2018


This program honors individuals who lost their lives protecting the citizens of Pennsylvania by helping their children fund their education. This program provides a waiver of tuition fees and room and board costs charged by public post-secondary institutions. This waiver is only applied to charges that remain after all other grants (federal state and outside scholarships) have been applied to your student account.

Be a resident of Pennsylvania-Be a child by birth or adoption of a deceased police officer firefighter rescue or ambulance squad member corrections facility employee or active National Guard member who died after January 1 1976 as a direct result of performing their official duties-Be a child by birth or adoption of a deceased sheriff deputy sheriff National Guard member or certain other individual who was on federal or state active military duty who died since September 11 2001 as a direct result of performing his or her official duties-Be 25 years of age or younger at the time of application-Have already applied for available scholarships as well as state and federal grants-Be enrolled at a Pennsylvania community college state-owned institution or state-related institution as a full-time undergraduate student pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degreeFor more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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