Scholarship Details

Penn State for Adult Learners (check back in Jan 2022)

Application Deadline:



Age 25 or older


This scholarship assists students with the cost of tuition at Penn State. All scholarship monies awarded will be deposited directly into the recipients' student account at Penn State.


To be considered for adult learner scholarships, you must be an undergraduate student enrolled in a Penn State degree program and taking classes full-time or part-time (at least 6 credits per semester).

You must also meet at least one of the following criteria:

Age 24 or older
Active duty military or veteran
Have a spouse and/or dependents
Additional considerations:

These scholarships are available to first-time and returning adult learners. In addition to this scholarship application, you must submit the 2022–23 FAFSA if you are a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.
Penn State World Campus students are not eligible for these scholarships. Learn more about scholarship opportunities for World Campus students.
Employees receiving the educational benefit are not eligible to receive these scholarships.-

Terms of Award:

Please contact Adult Learner Enrollment Services at 800-252-3592 with any questions

Please Submit:

For more general information regarding these scholarship opportunities and the criteria for eligibility, contact the Office of Student Aid for World Campus and Continuing Education at or by phone 800-252-3592.

Online Application: