Scholarships and Funding

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Academic Scholarships

Eligible University Park students are encouraged to apply for scholarships through the College of the Liberal Arts. To learn more about eligibility, important dates, and more visit the scholarship information page.  If you have questions about scholarships, please send a brief email to

Enrichment Funding

Penn State alumni have given generously to support students as they pursue experiences outside of the classroom. This funding can offset travel and living expenses for internships, study abroad, and undergraduate research activities. Every Liberal Arts student at University Park and World Campus is eligible to apply for funding, and generally more than 95 percent of students that apply receive some support. To learn more, visit the enrichment funding page or schedule an appointment with the Career Enrichment Network

Emergency Funding

Unsure of how you will continue your education at Penn State because of financial hardship, possibly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic? Liberal Arts undergraduate, graduate, and World Campus students are eligible to apply for the Liberal Arts Emergency ScholarshipIf you have questions about emergency funding, please send an email to

Other Funding

Penn State offers a myriad of scholarship and funding resources for students. To learn more, visit the Office of Student Aid website or the Undergraduate Research and Fellowships Mentoring office, or you can schedule an appointment with your academic adviser.

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