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Amount Up to $3,500 annually for full-time students at a
Requirements Must enroll for six credit hours or more each semester.; Must be a domestic student in the U.S.; This is an undergraduate award.; Must have been a Pennsylvania resident for 12 consecutive months or more immediately preceding the filing date to apply. If the applicant is under 18 years of age, his/her supporting parent or guardian must have resided in Pennsylvania for 12 consecutive months or more.; Must be a high school graduate or the recipient of a GED at time of application.; Must be a U.S. citizen.; If the applicant is a dependent student, he/she must have an annual family adjusted gross income of $69,000 or less after PHEAA adjustments are considered. If the applicant is an independent student, the maintenance allowance for a single independent student is $16,500 and for a married independent student is $22,000.; Must attend a school approved by the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. With certain exceptions, the applicant may choose any accredited college in the United States. One exception is that states which border Pennsylvania must allow their state grant recipients to attend Pennsylvania schools. For this reason, most New York, New Jersey and Maryland schools are not approved for participation in the State Grant Program.
Department PA State Grants and Special Programs
Organization: Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency