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Pursuing an associate degree in Aviation Maintenance, Automotive, Collision Repair, or Diesel Technology at Penn College? You may be are eligible for the Transportation Scholars Program and a scholarship of up to $10,000 per year, renewable for up to two years.

Students can apply via Student Portal


To be considered for the Transportation Scholars Program, applicants must have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, be eligible for Pell Grant aid, and have demonstrated unmet financial need. 

Application Process

The selection of scholars will be based on academic merit, financial need, and the potential to excel in one of the targeted programs.

Incoming students who wish to be considered for the Transportation Scholars Program must submit: 

Continued Eligibility

In order to maintain the scholarship award from the first to the second year, Transportation Scholars must: 

  • Continue to demonstrate financial need based on the FAFSA
  • Maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Maintain reasonable participation (75%+ attendance) in Transportation Scholar Program cohort activities


Transportation Scholars will receive: 

  • A faculty mentor
  • Tutoring services 
  • Three-day preorientation bridge program
  • First-year experience course with other Transportation Scholars
  • Career seminars including field trips to area businesses
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 2221107. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Financial Aid

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