Eligible students invited to apply for aid through Complete Penn State

April 22, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Complete Penn State (CPS) program has funds remaining to assist eligible undergraduates during the spring 2021 and summer 2021 terms. Students who are within their final two semesters leading up to the completion of their first associate’s or bachelor’s degree and who are experiencing barriers to completion are encouraged to apply.

Complete Penn State, which is administered by the Student Success Center, offers a variety of support services in addition to financial support, including re-enrollment support, aimed at helping students complete their degree requirements and achieve their academic goals. The program supports students at all Penn State campuses, including the World Campus, and domestic as well as international students.

Since July 1, 2020, the program has communicated with more than 1,400 students and connected nearly 600 students with scholarships, totaling $1.5 million in scholarship support.

Interested students and families are encouraged to review the eligibility criteria and  apply at success.psu.edu/complete. Eligible students may receive up to a maximum of $3,000 in total CPS scholarship aid. Individual award amounts will vary based on an assessment of a student’s financial need and the availability of remaining funds. To request support for either spring or summer 2021, students are asked to submit their requests no later than June 1.

The application to request Complete Penn State support for fall/spring 2021-22 will open in July 2021.

Students who wish to learn more about Complete Penn State, from eligibility criteria to FAQs, can do so at success.psu.edu/complete.

About Achieve Penn State

Complete Penn State is part of Achieve Penn State, an initiative which supports hard-working students and their families by helping them plan for their future by eliminating obstacles so they can graduate with lower debt and in less time. Achieve Penn State programs support students and families through institutional scholarships, summer school and on-campus employment, financial literacy and campus transitions to help students to experience all that Penn State has to offer. 

To learn more about Achieve Penn State, visit achieve.psu.edu.

Last Updated April 22, 2021