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

Ram Cnaan of The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice

Faculty & Research

SP2 Professor Selected as Best Reviewer

Professor Ram Cnaan, MSW, PhD, director for the Program for Religion and Social Policy Research, was recently chosen as Best...

Rachel Dungan, MSSP'13

Alumni Stories

MSSP Alumna Named Fulbright Public Policy Fellow

Widely recognized as a prestigious grant that facilitates global learning opportunities, the Fulbright Program is the largest international exchange program...

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Faculty & Research

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Caring Adults R Everywhere (C.A.R.E.), a social support program for young adults aging out of foster care, has released a...

XSD participants at the Fall 2019 convening at Penn's Houston Hall

Faculty & Research

Penn’s First Executive Program in Social Innovation Design

It was just steps away from the hushed calm of the reading room at the Fisher Fine Arts Library, but...

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