Application Procedures and Helpful Hints

  • You will need your 9-digit Penn State Student ID number that was assigned to you by Penn State.
  • There is a set of about 25 questions that all students will be asked.
  • There may be additional questions specifically for the major you select.  A link to all the questions on the Scholarship application is available on the introductory "Welcome" page.
  • The application will take at least 15 minutes to complete. It may take longer depending on major specific questions.
  • Upon completion of the application, you should receive an email confirmation.  This confirmation will include the information you entered on your scholarship application.  It is strongly recommended you review this email and keep it for your records.
  • To edit your scholarship application, you will need to return to the Scholarship Application website and enter your 9-digit Penn State Student ID number and a 4-digit Personal Identification Number (PIN).  The 4-digit PIN was included in the email confirmation sent upon completion of the initial application.  You can also have it sent to you via email from the Scholarship Application website.
  • You can return to the website any time before May 1 to change or update your scholarship application.
  • Include as much information and specific details as possible on your application.