PA State Grant
PA State Grants are awarded to Pennsylvania residents who are degree seeking undergraduate students, and have not yet earned a bachelor's degree; this grant does not have to be repaid. The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) determines a student's eligibility for the grant which is generally based on financial need. PHEAA administers the PA State Grant an will notify Millersville if a student is eligbile.
To be considered for the PA State Grant, the completetion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required and the State Agency may require additional information from you. It is the student's responsibility to follow up and submit all required documentation.
- Pennsylvania Residents - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) administers the grant program. (1-800-692-7392). You will need to log into (or create) your PHEAA account (Account Access) in order to obtain the necessary forms to provide the additional information. PA State Grant deadline is May 1 each year.
- Non-Pennsylvania Residents - Are not eligible for the PA State Grant; however, the student should contact their State Agency for additional information. You can view the full list of State Agencies through the U.S. Department of Education Website. State Aid Deadlines are listed on FAFSA. Student must comply by the listed deadline in order to be considered for their state's grant.
- Millersville University does not participate in the PHEAA Distance Education Pilot Program. Therefore, students with more online credits than classroom credits in any one semester would not be eligibile for a PHEAA state grant for that semester