Summer Success Scholarship can help students graduate on time

March 24, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — For undergraduate students who need to take at least one summer course in order to graduate on time but who are facing financial challenges to doing so, the Summer Success Scholarship can help.

Students run into various academic and personal challenges while in college. Sometimes these challenges lead them to get behind in their degree program, which could extend their time to graduation.

Summer is an ideal time for students to get caught up, yet cost may present a barrier. Recognizing this challenge, Penn State is offering the Summer Success Scholarship to help students to pursue summer study.

Undergraduate students at all Penn State campuses, including Penn State World Campus, are eligible to apply. For a description of the scholarship criteria and the link to apply, visit The deadline to apply is April 30.

If you have questions about the Summer Success Scholarship, contact the Office for Summer Session at

The Office for Summer Session is part of Undergraduate Education, the academic administrative unit that provides leadership and coordination for University-wide programs and initiatives in support of undergraduate teaching and learning at Penn State. Learn more about Undergraduate Education at

Last Updated March 25, 2021