PASFAA Scholarship

Student Eligibility

All students applying for the PASFAA Scholarship must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Pennsylvania resident – If you are 18 years of age or older you must be a Pennsylvania resident for at least the 12 consecutive months before you file the FAFSA (excluding any time you are enrolled in a Pennsylvania postsecondary school, if you came into or remained in Pennsylvania for the purpose of attending a school or college). If you are under 18 years of age you must have a supporting parent or guardian who has been a Pennsylvania resident for at least the 12 consecutive months before you filed the FAFSA.
  • Enrolled at least half-time, in a degree-seeking program in a post-secondary institution of higher education OR a diploma/certificate program in the Nursing or BT&T Sector only.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have completed 30 credits or the hours equivalent from a post-secondary institution of higher education at the time of application.
  • Scholarships are non-renewable, but students are welcome to reapply.
  • Preference will be given to applicants attending schools that are part of the PASFAA membership.
  • No more than one scholarship per year will be given to each of the following sectors: Business Trade & Technical, Nursing, Private Four Year, Public Two Year, PASSHE, State- Related and Graduate Schools.

General Information

The PASFAA Scholarship is made possible by the association and generous donations from members. PASFAA will award seven, $1,000 scholarships.

Selection Panel and Process

The panel consists of sector representatives elected by the membership.  A member of the scholarship panel will recuse from the process when a student from their institution is being considered.  Scholarship winners will be selected based on their academic achievement and the content of their written statements.  Each member of the panel will individually rank each applicant’s material.


January 1

The online scholarship application becomes available (below).

May 15

Deadline for returning applications to Committee Chair

May 15 through July

Review and selection of scholarship recipients


Send letters of congratulations to recipients


Announcement and presentation of awards at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee
Post names of winners (and school) on the PASFAA Website

Sunday, May 15, 2022

White Corners: Financial Aid: Scholarships
4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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