Promising Scholars Program

  • The Promising Scholars Program is your hard work rewarded.

    This competitive scholarship program for Pennsylvania students blends financial support with academic and professional development.

    Scholarships awarded range from $2,000 to full tuition and are renewable for up to four years.

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    Eligible students who have already applied and been accepted to IUP, complete the Promising Scholars application.

    Apply to the Promising Scholars Program

    Haven't been accepted to IUP yet? Apply now.

  • Our Program Is Designed for Your Success

    Through our Promising Scholars Program, we recognize and support the success of outstanding minority high school students and first-generation college students and foster diversity on our campus. 

    As a Promising Scholar, you’ll enjoy renewable four-year scholarships, career-building programs, and activities that support your college experience, such as the opportunity to live in our Living-Learning Community. Open up the following topics to learn more about our program.