PA State Grants

PA State Grants

PA State Grants

PA state grants are awarded to degree seeking undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's degree and does not have to be repaid. The State Agency determines a student's eligibility for the grant and is generally based on financial need. The completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required and the State Agency may require additional information - respond to any requests for more information.

  • Pennsylvania Residents - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) administers the grant program. (1-800-692-7932).  You will need to log into (or create) your PHEAA account (Account Access) in order to obtain the necessary forms to provide the additional information. 
  • For non-Pennsylvania Residents - Student should contact their State Agency for additional information.  You can view the full list of State Agencies through the U.S. Department of Education Website.
  • State Aid Deadlines are listed on FAFSA. Student must comply by the listed deadline in order to be considered for their state's grant.