Scholarships for Continuing Students

Scholarships for Continuing Students

2018-2019 Penn State Abington Endowed Scholarships

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.

The scholarship application period is closed for 2018 and will re-open March 2019.

Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation Scholarship for Mature Students

Mature students (age 25+) who are pursuing their first bachelor’s degree, who have completed at least half of the requirements toward their intended degree, are maintaining a GPA of 2.50 or higher, and have unmet financial need are encouraged to apply.

The application deadline is September 15, 2018.

A campus scholarship committee will select approximately 20 recipients. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $2,000 - $2,500 in Spring 2019.


  • Online application (including essay) submitted by September 15, 2018
  • Age 25 or older
  • Cumulative GPA 2.5 or higher
  • 60 or more completed credits
  • Financial need (as demonstrated in the FAFSA)

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The Taub Study or Internship Abroad Scholarship in Business

The Taub Study or Internship Abroad Scholarship in Business is a $2,000 scholarship that is available for study abroad and/or internships abroad. Selection is based on merit (both GPA and required essay), with a preference for students with demonstrated financial need based on FAFSA data.

Priority must be given in the following order:

  1. Business program study abroad;
  2. Business-associated study abroad;
  3. Other study abroad programs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Currently enrolled Penn State Abington student in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Scholarship Application with Essay
  • Recommended: Completed 18-19 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Deadline(s): Oct 1 for Fall semester programs; Feb 1 for Spring and Summer programs

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2018-2019 Penn State Abington Trustee Scholarships

Eligibility Criteria:

The scholarship application period is closed for 2018 and will re-open March 2019.

Penn State Abington – Abington Township Scholarship

Scholarship Opportunity for Abington Residents

Abington Township and Penn State Abington have partnered to offer scholarships for eligible township residents.  Up to five (5) $5,000 scholarships will be awarded for 2018-19.  The scholarship application deadline is May 1, 2018.

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 18-19 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 May 1.  Awardees will be notified in June.

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