Philadelphia Education Fund “Last Dollar Scholarship”

  • State: Pennsylvania
  • Coverage: Philadelphia
  • Status: Active
  • Institution Type: 2/4 - year
  • Funding: last dollar
  • Year(s): 1990
  • Funding Source: private
  • Matriculation Age: recent high school graduates only
  • Semester(s) Covered: more than four semesters

School(s): Any accredited college or university

The Last Dollar Scholarship is a need-based “gap-filling” award. It is awarded when a family’s expected family contribution (EFC) and financial aid package total are less than the cost of attendance; resulting in unmet financial need. Through the Philadelphia Education Fund, the Philadelphia Scholars Program administers Last Dollar Scholarships to high school graduates of our College Access Program and partner high schools who have a documented unmet need between $200 and $5,000 during an academic year. The above information is taken from the Program’s website.

Program Links

  • Address:
    1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Suite 700
  • Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • United States
  • Email:
    scholars@philaedfund.org
  • Phone:
    (215) 665-1400 x.3333

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