Find out when you will receive your financial aid notification from Penn State.
Learn about the student financial aid (loans, grants, work-study, and scholarships) for which you qualify.
After you accept your offer of admission to Penn State and pay the required fees, you will need to accept, decline, or decrease your financial aid. We will activate this option in LionPATH after the May 1 acceptance deadline for new students. For returning students, you can accept your financial aid once you have been awarded.
When you submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you are required to enter income information from two years prior to the current year. If your family’s financial situation has changed in a subsequent completed tax year, you may be eligible for additional financial aid through a special circumstance evaluation.