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PSECU Scholarship for CCP Students Transferring to Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education @ Center City

Funded by the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU), the purpose of this scholarship is to provide funding for students who transfer from the Community College of Philadelphia (after earning an AA or AS Degree) into Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education @ Center City to earn his/her first baccalaureate degree.

Eligibility

  • Must have earned an AA or AS degree from the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP)
  • Must be a CCP transfer student in good standing at Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education @ Center City pursuing first-time baccalaureate degree
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have demonstrated financial need.

Number of Awards and Amount Awarded

  • Ten (10) scholarships are available for the Fall 2017 semester
  • The amount of each award is $500

Applicant Requirements

  • Complete the application for the PSECU Scholarship for CCP Students Transferring to Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education @ Center City.
  • Include a transcript with your application.
  • Prepare a 200-word essay on the following topic: How this scholarship will make a difference in my academic pursuits.
  • The completed application, transcript and essay must be postmarked by June 16, 2017 and mailed to:

    PA's State System Foundation
    Attn:  Eileen Showers
    2986 North 2nd Street
    Harrisburg, PA  17110

Selection Procedure

Recipients of this scholarship will be selected by the PSECU Scholarship for CCP Students Transferring to the State System @ Center City Committee which is comprised of representatives from the Foundation's Scholarship Committee, the State System Office of the Chancellor and PSECU.

Recipient Requirements

  • Send a thank you note to PSECU via the PA State System Foundation
  • Attend the PA State System Foundation Scholarship Donor Appreciation Luncheon