Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 03/16/2022 - 11:51

Due to the number of applications received for Round 2 ARP Grant awards, all available funds have been exhausted.  

If you require additional support, you can reach out to the following university offices for potential consideration of any available resources: 

Office of Student Care and Advocacy  

Offers resources for COVID-19 expenses. Students can to reach out for potential consideration of resources for the following items:

  • Hospitalization  
  • Medical emergencies or long-term illness  
  • Mental health concerns  
  • Chronic conditions  
  • Death of an immediate family member  
  • Food insecurity
  • Housing insecurity  
  • Natural disasters  
  • Academic distress  
  • Unexpected events or challenges 

Complete Penn State

Provides resources such as financial aid for students who are within one or two semesters of completing their first associate or bachelor's degree and experience a situation that negatively impacts their ability to complete their degree.  

Complete the application at  

Student Affairs’ Guide to Public Assistance 

Can help navigate state and federal assistance programs, including: 

  • Pennsylvania resident students’ assistance 
  • Changes to Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits 
  • Broadband Internet Assistance 
  • Rental assistance 
  • Emergency grants for students via the Reach Higher Emergency Grant Program 
  • Assistance programs offered through the PA Department of Human Services 
  • Out-of-state students state websites