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Scholarship created for career, technical education graduates


A new scholarship at Pennsylvania College of Technology offers support to completers of career and technical education programs statewide for their higher-education expenses.

To be eligible for the Career & Technical Education Student Scholarship, a 2020 applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident, enrolled full time, have completed a minimum of one year (or 360 hours) in a Pennsylvania Department of Education-approved career and technical education program, earn a 2.0 cumulative GPA for all CTE-completed coursework, submit a final official CTC/CTE transcript, and submit the Penn College Scholarship Application.

A new scholarship at Pennsylvania College of Technology provides financial assistance to students who complete career and technical education programs statewide.
A new scholarship at Pennsylvania College of Technology provides financial assistance to students who complete career and technical education programs statewide.

The $2,000 Career & Technical Education Student Scholarship is renewable for up to four years for baccalaureate students and two years for associate degree students. To renew, all recipients must remain enrolled full time and maintain a GPA of at least 2.5.

“The Career & Technical Education Student Scholarship is designed to attract students who have already developed a keen interest in hands-on learning and match them with Penn College’s extensive menu of applied technology and STEM majors,” said Carolyn R. Strickland, vice president for enrollment management and associate provost. “Industry continues to seek graduates who have a passion for the types of professions that align with our educational mission, and this scholarship will help more students avail themselves of these opportunities.”

More than 275 scholarships are available for all Penn College students. For a complete list and application, visit the Scholarships website. Students need only submit the Penn College scholarship application once per academic year. The application matches students with all scholarships for which they are eligible.

For more on giving opportunities with Penn College, email the Institutional Advancement Office or call 570-320-8020 (toll-free, 866-GIVE-2-PC).

For more about the college, a special mission affiliate of Penn State and a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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