​​​​​​​​​​​A Commitment to Student Success and Affordability


Talent Pipeline​

Preparing the talent that powers our economy by cultivating strong cross-sector partnerships to help advance equity, expand opportunities, and increase educational attainment.

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With the help of our generous donors, we offer scholarship funds to students enrolled at any one of our 14 universities to bridge the gap between the cost of a degree and the financial resources available to our students. We are focused on improving our student’s ability to persist and complete their education with a conferred degree.

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Emergency Aid

Although the reasons students drop out of university are multi-dimensional, the barriers to completion are often related to financial pressures rather than academic inability. We offer small grants to struggling students resulting in those students staying in college, graduating, and entering the workforce.

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Support Services
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Transforming decision-making by meeting PASSHE students where they are and supporting change through a comprehensive Motivational Interviewing training framework that nurtures intrinsic motivation and form meaningful relationships with the students they serve.

Addressing the Social Emotional Wellness of Students: A JED Campus Model

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PASSSHE Universities Commit to First-Gen Success

Student Financial Aid Programs
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Working collaboratively to boost FAFSA completion for the underserved which in turn will create more opportunities for social and economic mobility for students across Pennsylvania.

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Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

SNAP EXTENSION! Providing benefits to eligible low-income individuals and families via an Electronic Benefits Transfer card to purchase eligible food in authorized retail stores.

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