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    Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant Program

    Offered by Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Jun 3, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $5,000

    Grade level

    College Students

    Application deadline:

    January 31, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant Program is a fantastic opportunity for undergraduate students who are aging out of foster care. This federally funded program offers grants to eligible students who are attending an eligible postsecondary institution. To qualify, applicants must be identified as a youth in foster care or a youth discharged or adopted from foster care at age 16, have not reached the age of 26 by July 1 of the upcoming academic year, and have graduated from high school or have received a Commonwealth Secondary School Diploma. Don’t miss out on this amazing chance to further your education and secure your future! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency

    The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) was created in 1963 by the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Since its founding, PHEAA has evolved into one of the nation's leading student aid organizations. Today, PHEAA is a national provider of student financial aid services, serving millions of students and thousands of schools through its loan guaranty, loan servicing, financial aid processing, outreach, and other student aid programs.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

    Grade Level

    College Students

    Maximum Age

    25 years old

    Other Category

    Low Income, Foster Care

    State

    Pennsylvania

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must have either (a) experienced foster care at age 16 or older or (b) after attaining 16 years of age, exited foster care to adoption or permanent legal custodianship.

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    FAFSA

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

    This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

    Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at four-year colleges.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Pennsylvania Chafee Education and Training Grant Program is renewable.

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