Complete Penn State

Student Graduation

Complete Penn State provides resources for students who are within one or two semesters of graduation and who experience a situation that negatively impacts their ability to complete their degree. The program, which is administered by the Student Success Center, offers a variety of support services, from financial support to re-enrollment support, aimed at helping students complete their degree requirements and achieve their academic goals.

Visit the Student Success Center website to learn more about Complete Penn State or to request support.

More than $3 million in scholarships have been awarded since the inception of Complete Penn State.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the typical scholarship amount for Complete Penn State?

    Students typically receive a maximum award of $3,000, but scholarship amounts are based on the assessment of financial need and the availability of existing funds.

  • Which student populations does Complete Penn State support?

    Complete Penn State is available to students at all Penn State campuses, including the World Campus, and to domestic as well as international students.

  • What qualifies you for Complete Penn State?

    To qualify for financial support through Complete Penn State, students must be within 30 credits and two semesters of earning their first bachelor’s or associate degree (as confirmed in LionPATH or by their academic adviser), have a GPA of at least 2.0, and have exhausted all sources of federal and state aid. Student Success Center staff can help students determine their eligibility for Complete Penn State support.

Get in Touch about Complete Penn State

Denise Poole
Director, Student Success Initiatives
419 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802