Act 101 Program

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PHEAA's Act 101 program is a state-funded program which allocates funds to Pennsylvania schools that operate an Act 101 program at their institution. Schools use these funds to provide services to academically and financially disadvantaged students to assist them so they can successfully complete postsecondary study.

New Schools

To be eligible, schools must:

After the application is approved by PHEAA, schools will need to submit a detailed program budget and Participation Agreement (PDF).

Participating Schools

Schools currently participating in the Act 101 program must submit a completed Act 101 Renewal Application (PDF) by June 30 for the 2016-17 academic year.

A new Participation Agreement is not required for schools currently participating in the Act 101 program.

Supporting Content

Act 101 Program Materials

Act 101 Program Forms

Act 101 Program Resources