Open Doors

Learn about the impact of Open Doors Scholarships at Penn State Abington.

The 2:1 Matching Program ends on April 30, 2018.

Terri and Al Paramito

Why we support Open Doors at Penn State Abington

Alumnus Al Paramito (1965) and his wife Terri endowed an Open Doors Scholarship with a preference of Complete Penn State, a program focused on providing support to students within 30 credits of graduation earn a degree

Emma M. Working

Pathway to Success: Summer Start (PaSSS) Student

Emma M., Penn State Abington first-year student, participated in the Pathway to Summer Start Success (PaSSS) in summer 2017. PaSSS is one of the Open Doors programs that help entering students make the transition to college the summer before their first year.


69% of Abington students receive financial aid. Median household income of Abington students who applied for financial aid is $43,000. The Open Doors Campaign is helping making an impact but we need more help.