Scholarships don’t need to be paid back.​ Eligibility requirements and amounts awarded vary.

Here, you’ll find the information you need to understand the different types of scholarships offered, including university scholarships, school and college scholarships, and need-based and merit-based awards.

First-Year Students

Types of Scholarships

Transfer Students

New transfer students (U.S. citizens and permanent residents only) with a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher are considered for academic scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, based on a review of previous college work during the application process. No separate application is required.

The table below represents the total scholarship amount transfer students are eligible for based on their cumulative GPA.

Pennsylvania Residents

3.3–3.64 GPA

$1,000 per year

3.65–4.0 GPA

$2,000 per year

Out-of-state Students*

3.3–3.64 GPA

$2,500 per year

3.65–4.0 GPA

$5,000 per year

*Scholarships for international students vary.

School and College Scholarships

Another way to secure a scholarship is through your school, college or specific academic program. When you apply, you’ll be automatically considered for any of the school or college scholarships available for incoming students. 

There are many scholarships sponsored through our schools, colleges and academic programs that are available to enrolled students. Once you get here, you’ll have several different options for which awards to strive for. 

Schools and Colleges