Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities are available for part-time undergraduate degree-seeking students and are awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need, and other criteria as specified by the individual scholarship fund requirements. Please be aware that Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences students are not eligible for Penn’s all-grant program.

Bread Upon the Waters Scholarship

Direct tuition grants are available to women over 30 years of age who intend to pursue their undergraduate degree in the liberal arts through the College of Liberal and Professional Studies, including Penn LPS Online, on a part-time basis. Funds for these scholarships are provided by donations from many private sources, and from former College of Liberal and Professional Studies students who want to help others benefit from the programs.

Bread Scholars are selected on the basis of academic excellence and financial need. Recipients are awarded two College of Liberal and Professional Studies courses in the fall and spring terms and two LPS 12-week courses in the summer, up to the minimum 32–36 course units required to graduate in the chosen major. Click here to download a scholarship application form (PDF)

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