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Penn State Berks is pleased to announce a new scholarship program intended to help adult students get started toward earning a Penn State degree.

The Adult Learner 25+ Program will provide eligible adults who are enrolling as first-time students at Penn State with a $2,000 lifetime award toward the cost of their education.

Requirements

Students must be at least 25 years old and must be working toward an undergraduate degree. They must be continuously enrolled to maintain the scholarship. In addition, a completed Penn State admissions application and a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application must be on file with the college.

Restrictions

There are some restrictions. The $2,000 lifetime award is only for new Penn State students. Awards are not available to Penn State employees or their dependents. The maximum lifetime award is limited to $500 for students receiving 100 percent tuition reimbursement from their employer or military benefits.

Students will receive the award in increments by semester credits:
  • 3-5 credits = $125
  • 6-8 credits = $250
  • 9-11 credits = $375
  • 12 credits or more = $500

Need more information?

View more information on the Adult Learner 25+ Program.

To apply for the scholarship, complete the application form. Directions for submitting the application are included on the application form.

Learn more about credit degree programs at Penn State »

Questions?

Contact Solange Israel-Mintz, Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, at 610-396-6222 or BK-AdultStudent@psu.edu  if you have any questions.

 

Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610
610-396-6220
OR

1-800-BERKS-CE

 

 

 

 

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