Penn State University Merit Scholarships

Penn State University Merit Scholarships
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Finding individual college merit scholarship information can take a lot of time. Instead, we’ve gathered the statistics you need to know about Penn State University’s merit scholarships, at a quick glance.

Before diving in, make sure to review The Ultimate Guide to Merit Scholarships.


Penn State University’s Merit Scholarships Statistics

  • Percentage of students with no financial need: 25%
  • Percentage of students with no financial need who were awarded merit scholarships: 23%
  • Average dollar amount of non-need based merit scholarships: $5,444


Provost Scholarship

Requirements: Every student with an offer of admission is considered for the scholarship.

Award Amount: $24,000 four-year value 

Due Date: Students are automatically considered 


To learn more about Penn State University’s Merit Scholarship opportunities, visit here


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