State Grants and Scholarships

​State Grants and Scholarships

Although Grove City College does not participate in federal financial aid programs, many state grant and scholarship programs can be used to assist students of the College. Students should check with their high school guidance office or the State Higher Education Assistance Agency or the Board of Regents in their state concerning state aid that may be available. Any state grants that are funded with federal funds are not accepted at Grove City College.

PHEAA State Grant

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency’s need-based grant is the College’s largest outside source of need-based financial aid for our students. 

The FAFSA must be completed to apply for the PHEAA State Grant by May 1. For complete information and instructions for completing the FAFSA go to 

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the Grove City College Federal School Code

Students who wish to be considered for state grant assistance are advised to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  The College does not receive the results of this application, which is sent by the United States Department of Education directly to the appropriate State Grant Office of the applicant’s state of residency.  The application link is  State grants application deadlines vary by state.  

Any questions regarding the information provided may be directed toward the Grove City College Financial Aid Office at (724) 458-3300 or

Federal School Code: G03269

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Financial Aid FAQ

​Frequently asked questions about financial aid at Grove City College. 

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Outside Scholarships

​Scholarships from private sources outside of Grove City College provide an additional source of financial assistance for students.

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Student Loans

​Because Grove City College does not accept, nor does it certify, any loans under the Federal Family Education Loan Program (Stafford and Parent PLUS Loans) students must select private, alternative loans, which are available from most lenders, in order to borrow.

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Financial Aid Forms and Policies

​A listing of financial aid forms and policies. 

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Financial Aid Brochure

​Download our Financial Aid Brochure to learn more about at financial aid at Grove City College. Click HERE to download.

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529 Plans

A 529 plan (named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code) is a college savings plan that allows families to establish a tax advantaged savings vehicle for educational purposes.

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