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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“Funding Your SP2 Education” Q&A Video

“Funding Your SP2 Education” Q&A Video

“Funding Your SP2 Education” Q&A Video

View question & answer videos regarding funding your education.

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Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

Peace Corps' Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program

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

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Faculty & Research

Veteran Homelessness Down 5 Percent, to Continue Declining Each Year

This month, the U.S. departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veteran Affairs (VA) announced that veteran homelessness has...

Bob Schoenberg receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award

Alumni Stories

SP2 Alumnus Receives Lifetime Achievement Award, Offers Advice to Future Change Agents

Bob Schoenberg, a double alumnus from Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2), was recently honored with the 2018...

Jed Johnson

Alumni Stories

SP2/Wharton Alum Appointed Managing Director of Aging Services for CARF

Jed Johnson, a 1985 graduate of the Master of Social Work (MSW)/Master of Business Administration (MBA) dual degree program offered jointly...

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Alumni Stories

SP2 Nonprofit Leadership Alumna Honored as Fundraising ‘Rising Star’

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Eastern PA Chapter has named Emily A. Conners, a 2016 graduate of the Master...

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