Pennsylvania Targeted Industry Program (PA-TIP)

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The creation of PA-TIP was initiated by Governor Corbett and has been developed by PHEAA in close cooperation with his administration and the General Assembly. The program, which is funded and administered by PHEAA, provides awards to students enrolled in programs of study in the following career areas:

PA-TIP provides need-based awards up to the equivalent of the maximum State Grant award (currently $4,011)*, or 75% of the student's total direct educational costs after gift aid and employers aid whichever is less. Awards can be used to cover tuition, books, fees, supplies, and specific living expenses.

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PA-TIP is administered by PHEAA with $6 million in funding provided by the agency's business earnings, without any taxpayer support.

* State Grant award is subject to change

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Contact Us

By U.S. Mail

PHEAA
State Grant and Special Programs
P.O. Box 8157
Harrisburg, PA 17105-8157

Hours of Operations

May to August
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM (ET)

September to April
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET)

Are You a Veteran?

Don't forget to attach a copy of the DD214 Form with your application. Your Veteran status can help maximize your award amount.

Read Our FAQ

Get answers to your questions about the PA-TIP Program (PDF).

Are You a School or Employer interested in PA-TIP?

Find out how you can participate.

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