Deadline Approaching: 2014-2015 World Campus Scholarships

The deadline for World Campus University Scholarships is fast approaching! There is a single  application to apply for all of the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 scholarships. The deadline to apply is Friday, February 28, 2014. The World Campus University Scholarships application is used to award the most varied and valuable set of scholarships that the World…

World Campus student receives $20,000 STEM scholarship

Written by Kevin Horne, student intern in Outreach News and Communications Alicia McCormick always wanted a Penn State degree, but with two young children, a husband and a part-time job in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, that dream seemed unrealistic. But with the help of Penn State World Campus and a scholarship from the STEM Career Advancement Project…

Office of Student Aid Has New, Extended Hours

The Office of Student Aid for World Campus and Continuing Education has new, extended hours effective August 1, 2013. Student Aid will now be available to assist you Monday-Thursday until 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The office remains open until 5:00 p.m. on Friday. Effective August 1, 2013, complete Student Aid Office hours are: Monday –…

The Student Aid Verification Process: What to Do and Why

When the Office of Student aid reviews your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), we may need you to clarify certain personal information through a process called verification. What is verification? Verification is the process by which the Office of Student Aid confirms the information you submitted on your FAFSA. Verification ensures that you…

The Student Aid Shopping Sheet: A New Tool to Compare Student Aid Offers

If you have been accepted to Penn State and are trying to decide whether to attend here or elsewhere, there is a new tool to compare costs and aid at each school. What is it? The Student Aid Shopping Sheet is a standardized student aid award letter designed by the Department of Education. It is…

Meet Janet, a Jane Ireland Student Fund Recipient

Today we are talking with Janet Konarski, a criminal justice student and recipient of the Jane Ireland Student Fund scholarship. Janet shares a little about her most valuable experiences during her time at World Campus. What has been the most rewarding part about returning to school? By putting the time in, I actually have done…