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PHEAA Academic Excellence Scholarship Award Program

Sponsored by: Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)

Applicant must have applied and qualified for a federal Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program award, but did not receive the scholarship. Applicant must be a high school senior and a Pennsylvania resident who is enrolled full-time at a PHEAA approved, Pennsylvania postsecondary institution for the academic year following high school graduation. Applicant must be a Pennsylvania State Grant recipient for at least one term during your freshman year.


Application Deadline May 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewal is based on full-time enrollment and maintenance of satisfactory academic progress as defined by the institution.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $1,500
Average $1,500
Min $1,500

Contact Information

Carey Miller
Information Specialist
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
1200 North 7th Street
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444 United States

Phone: (717) 720-2509
Fax: (717) 720-3903

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