Penn State Abington Scholarship Application

Penn State Abington Scholarship Application

New Penn State Abington / Abington Township Scholarship

Abington Township and Penn State Abington have partnered to offer a new scholarship for eligible township residents. Up to five (5) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded for 2016-17.  The scholarship application deadline is June 1, 2016.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Resident of Abington Township for a minimum of one year prior to application
  • First year, transfer or current undergraduate Penn State Abington student enrolled at least half-time in a bachelor’s degree program (if enrolled half-time, scholarship amount would be half).
  • 2.5 minimum high school GPA and 800 SAT (Reading & Math) for incoming, first year students or 2.5 minimum college GPA for transfer or current students

Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need as indicated on FAFSA

Complete scholarship application form with a 200-250 word essay.

To apply, please complete the scholarship application (including essay) and submit to the Abington Township Manager by June 1.  Awardees will be notified in early August.


2016-17 Penn State Abington Scholarships

The scholarship application is currently closed and will re-open in March, 2017.

Eligibility Criteria:

Varies based upon donors' wishes.  Most scholarship awards are based on GPA and financial need.  Some awards also consider other factors such as extra-curricular involvement. Decisions are made by the Abington Scholarship Committee. Selected students are notified in June.

  • Minimum 3.3 GPA
  • Recommended: Completed 16-17 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Penn State Abington student in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017

2016-17 Penn State Abington Trustee Scholarships

The scholarship application is currently closed and will re-open in March, 2017.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Completed 16-17 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid at fafsa.ed.gov)
  • Eligible for a 16-17 Federal Pell Grant
  • Penn State Abington full-time student in Fall 2016 and Spring 2017