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Up to 10 Lenfest Scholars will be selected in Fall 2021. The program, funded by the Brook J. Lenfest Foundation, provides financial and academic support for students enrolled in associate-degree programs at Penn College.

Scholarship Award

  • A minimum of $10,000/year
  • Up to 10 awarded/year


To be eligible to for the Lenfest Scholars Program, students must be:

  • Enrolled in an associate-degree program
  • Enrolled full-time with a fall semester start
  • A high school student who graduates from a Mastery Charter School or participates in the Philadelphia Futures program
  • In demonstrated financial need

Candidate also must have:

  • A completed FAFSA
  • A completed Penn College Scholarship application


Students will be eligible for funding for two consecutive academic years assuming satisfactory progress is made according to College policy (2.5 cumulative GPA)

Benefits Received

  • Financial aid adviser
  • Academic mentor
  • Tutoring
  • Peer mentoring
  • Project Success: a free, six-week study skills program

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