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Scholarships, Grants and Loans

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Stefan Sziagzi
Exercise Science Major, Biology Minor
“Much of what I have been able to accomplish here is because of the scholarship support I received. It has also made graduate school possible and allowed me time to participate in meaningful service for others. One day I hope to follow by example and give other students a helping hand.”
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Outside of federal financial aid, Shippensburg University students can partially or fully fund their education through private and university-sourced scholarships, grants and loans.

You might have filled out the Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but don’t miss out on any other aid you’re eligible for. Learn how to apply to scholarships, find grants and source loan assistance.


Scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and transfer students can be institutional or from state, local or private sources. Some Shippensburg scholarships are awarded based on your admission application, and some require a separate application.

Shippensburg awards several institutional scholarships, including:

  • Merit scholarships
  • Need-based scholarships and housing assistance
  • Academic scholarships
  • Athletic scholarships

We’ve also compiled resources to help you find financial support outside of Ship, including how to search for outside or privately funded scholarships. Review complete information regarding scholarships at Shippensburg


If you want to receive student financial aid that doesn’t require repayment, grants are another option. When you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you are automatically considered for some federal grant awards, but Shippensburg students may be eligible for other types of Pennsylvania grants.

Review a list of federal and state grants you may be eligible for and learn how to apply.


If you find yourself needing to apply for a student loan to help cover costs, you and your family can accept them through federal programs or private lenders. Shippensburg University also can source your student loan through our Alumni Student Loan program.

Learn about student loan options available to Shippensburg University students and their families.

Scholarships, Grants and Loans for Graduate Students

Students applying for graduate financial aid at Shippensburg University can apply for and receive loans through the Financial Aid Office. Additionally, Ship’s robust assistantship programs can help graduate students cover costs while providing opportunities leading to career advancement.

Review graduate financial aid information.

More Ways to Pay for College

Work a part-time position on campus to earn money toward your cost of attendance. Review Ship's robust work-study opportunities to strengthen your resume while earning a paycheck.

Veterans can apply for their student benefits with our assistance. Learn about aid available to veterans and their families

More Financial Aid Resources

Get all the information on scholarships, loans, grants and federal financial aid with our extensive list of frequently asked questions.


Contact the Financial Aid Office Old Main 101 1871 Old Main Drive Shippensburg, PA 17257 Phone: 717-477-1131 Fax: (717) 477-4028