Penn State College of Engineering Penn State College of Engineering

Steve A. Garban Grant-In-Aid

Application Deadline:



Children of Penn State Employees


for Children of Penn State Technical Service or Staff Employees

You who have a son or daughter who will be attending Penn State and living on campus as a first-year, first-time undergraduate student

This grant-in-aid, awarded to one new first-year student, is intended to assist with room and board charges for two years, provided the student continues full-time enrollment at Penn State or Penn College, incurs on-campus room and board charges, and demonstrates academic success.


--Must be a child of a full-time Penn State or Penn College technical service or staff employee
--Must be a first-year, full-time student at any Penn State campus or at the Pennsylvania College of Technology
--Must have demonstrated leadership and humanitarian qualities through extracurricular activities during high school
--Must have achieved or show promise of achieving academic success

Terms of Award:

Award amount varies based on on-campus room and board charges with two awards given annually

The award recipient will be selected by the Office of Student Aid Scholarship Committee and announced in May. All applicants will be notified

Please Submit:

To be considered, students must submit a letter that includes all of the following:
--Student's Name
--Student's Penn State ID Number or Penn College ID Number
--Parent?s Penn State ID Number or Penn College ID Number
--Penn State or Penn College staff employee's name and position
-- A personal essay of no more than two typewritten pages that gives examples of the student's leadership, humanitarian, and academic merits

Send letter of application to:
Office of Student Aid Scholarship Committee
University Scholarships
Office of Student Aid
314 Shields Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

Online Application: