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Postsecondary Educational Gratuity Program

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Application Information

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Scholarship Overview

This program is for residents of Pennsylvania who are children by birth or adoption of police officers, firefighters, rescue or ambulance squad members, corrections facility employees, or active National Guard members who died after January 1, 1976 as a direct result of performing their official duties. Applicants may also be children by birth or adoption of a sheriff, deputy sheriff, National Guard member, or other individual who was on federal or state active military duty who died after September 11, 2001, as a direct result of performing their official duties. Applicants must be 25 years of age or younger; have already applied for available scholarships and state and federal grants; and be enrolled at a Pennsylvania community college, state-owned institution, or state-related institution as full-time undergraduate students pursuing an associate's or bachelor's degree.

How easy is it to apply?

This scholarship's application process should probably take a very short time.

How much competition is there?

You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.

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Deadline: Mar 30
Awards Granted: 1
Renewable: This scholarship is renewable
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