Scholarships for Current Students

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Take advantage of Millersville University's scholarship portal where you have access to thousands of properly vetted external scholarships and hundreds of internal awards!

Scholarship Universe allows you to answer questions about yourself which will help to match you to awards you can apply for. The matching questions and criteria used may include GPA, credits earned, major, degree level, extracurriculars, personal identifiers, and more.

  • External Scholarships can be accessed at any time through Scholarship Universe.
  • Internal Millersville University Scholarships for the:
    • 2024-2025 Academic Year opened on December 16, 2023 and closed on March 5, 2024.
    • 2025-2026 Academic Year will open after Fall 2024 grades post.
You can plan ahead and use the public list of internal scholarships to see what will become available!

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Navigating Scholarship Universe

Watch this short video for tips on navigating the Scholarship Universe Portal.


Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Foundation offers a variety of scholarships to students attending a Pennsylvania state school. Scholarships are awarded to returning students with an established GPA and an application is required. Applications must be submitted electronically through the PA Foundations' website.

PASSHE Scholarship Applications 

Commonwealth Employee Scholarship Program

Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) announced a scholarship to support the educational aspirations of and provide financial support to active Commonwealth employees and their dependents to attend any PA State System of Higher Education university. For more information on eligible Commonwealth Agencies, other eligibility criteria, and a link to the application click the link below.

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Other Scholarship Opportunities

There are many places you can find scholarship funding, you just need to inquire and apply! Here are some important reminders before you start your search.

  • Make sure you have reached out to your local church, clubs, employers, and other private organizations to see if they have scholarships you can apply for!
  • Utilize one of the many scholarship databases that are available to help you search for scholarships! Click the link below to access the tons of resources available.
  • If you receive a scholarship from an external source or organization, make sure you send a copy of your scholarship letter to both the Office of Financial Aid and the Office of Student Accounts so that it can be included in your awards and notated on your bill.

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Are you a MU student looking for additional scholarships? Click below to learn about the different opportunities available to you!

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tips & scams

Are you wondering if that scholarship you found is real? Click below for tips on identifying scams and how to avoid them.

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Finding & Researching Scholaarships

Watch this short video for general tips on finding and researching scholarships!