Funding Your Education

In these uncertain economic times, planning to finance a graduate school education can be challenging. There are resources and tools that make a graduate degree at Penn SP2 accessible and affordable, and SP2 is committed to helping students navigate this process.

Scholarships

Scholarships

Scholarships

Learn about scholarships offered by SP2.

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Loans

Loans

Loans

Federal loan options are available to United States citizens and permanent residents who successfully complete the FAFSA and enroll at least half-time in degree or certificate program.

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Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study

Federal Work Study

Federal work study is a federal student aid program that provides part-time employment while students are enrolled in school to help pay education expenses.

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Financial Aid FAQs

Financial Aid FAQs

Financial Aid FAQs

View frequently asked questions regarding financial aid.

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Social Justice Scholars Program

Social Justice Scholars Program

Social Justice Scholars Program

The Social Justice Scholars Program is geared towards fostering an eminent education for grad students, preferably those graduating from HBCUs and MSIs.

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Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows

Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows

Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers are encouraged to pursue an MSW or an NPL degree from SP2.

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City Year National Service Scholarship

City Year National Service Scholarship

City Year National Service Scholarship

The City Year National Service Scholarship is open to City Year AmeriCorps members, Senior AmeriCorps members, alumni, and staff that meet eligibility requirements.

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Information for Current Penn Employees

Information for Current Penn Employees

Information for Current Penn Employees

Penn offers employees the opportunity to pursue knowledge and to advance their personal and professional development by providing tuition assistance.

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Educational Opportunities for Veterans

Educational Opportunities for Veterans

Educational Opportunities for Veterans

The University of Pennsylvania is approved for training veterans, spouses of deceased veterans, and children of veterans under the appropriate public laws.

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SP2 News

Sherisse Laud-Hammond

Alumni Stories

MSW Alumna Reflects on Transformative Year as Penn Women’s Center Director

Last year, Sherisse Laud-Hammond was named the new director of the Penn Women’s Center, a position in which she is...

Olivia Welsh

Student Life

Going All In: NPL Student Founds Nonprofit Consulting Agency

Let’s say that you’re a student, and you’ve just completed your undergraduate studies in the midst of a massive global...

Dennis Culhane, PhD

Faculty & Research

SP2 Professor Opens Spring 2021 Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series

The Spring 2021 programming of the Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series opened with a talk by Dennis P. Culhane, PhD, Professor...

Image of Alicia Chatterjee

Student Life, Alumni Stories

PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence Recognizes PhD Student

Alicia Chatterjee, PhD candidate and MSW graduate at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), recently won a Pennsylvania Society...

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