Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Postsecondary Educational Gratu
Type of award: Scholarship, renewable.
Intended use: For full-time undergraduat e study at 2-year or 4-year institution. Designated institutions: Pennsylvania public institutions.
Eligibility: Applicant must be no older than 25. Applicant
must be residing in Pennsylvania. Applicant must be dependent of deceased veteran. Applicant's parent must have been killed or disabled in work-related accident as firefighter, police
officer or public safety officer.
Application requirements: Record of application for other financial aid. Certified copy of birth certificate or adoption record. FAFSA.
Additional information: Applicant must be child by birth or adoption of deceased police officer, firefighter, rescue or ambulance squad member, corrections facility employee, or
active National Guard member who died after January 1, 1976 as direct result of performing official duties; or child by birth or adoption of deceased sheriff, deputy sheriff, National Guard member, or certain other individu al on federal or state active military duty who died since September 11, 2001 as direct result of performing official duties. Award may include waiver of tuition, fees, and room and board costs. Must apply for other available financial aid prior to application to this program. Visit Website for application.
Amount of award: Full tuition Contact:
PHEAA State Grant and Special Programs
P.O. Box 8157
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8157