Pennsylvania State Grant Program: After You Apply/Renew

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PHEAA is committed to administering the State Grant Program in accordance with statute and regulations set forth by Pennsylvania State Grant legislation, ensuring that state-appropriated funds can be provided to the neediest Pennsylvania residents. This means that the application data you submit may be subject to review. For information on the review process, please read our PHEAA Reviews FAQ.

After you apply, sign in to Account Access to check the status of your application, make changes, and manage your account information at any time.

How to Make Corrections to Your State Grant Record

If You Need to Correct… Then…
  • Mailing address
  • Telephone number
  • Email address

Sign in to Account Access to update your information online.

  • School of attendance
  • Enrollment status
  • Housing status
  • Program of study

If it is before August—Sign in to Account Access and provide your new school information (use the "Update School Information" link on your Pennsylvania State Grant Status).

If it is August or later—We cannot change your enrollment until we verify that you did not receive any portion of your State Grant through the school listed on your eligibility notice:

  • Contact the school listed on your eligibility notice so that they can confirm the status of the funds we sent to them on your behalf.
  • Sign in to Account Access and provide your new school information (use the "Update School Information" link on your Pennsylvania State Grant Status).
  • The school that you plan to attend may also update enrollment information for you.
  • Important! Account Access will not reflect your new enrollment status until we complete this process. Please do not re-submit your change in enrollment.

NOTE: We cannot accept updates to change your enrollment:

  • After April 1, 2018 (for the 2017–2018 academic year)
  • After October 31, 2017 (for the 2017 summer term)
Other items, such as your or your parents' marital status, number of allowable household members enrolled in college, income, assets, veteran/active duty military, independent status, etc.

Choose one of the following options:

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Sign In/Create Account to:

  • Apply for a State Grant
  • View State Grant status
  • Update address or school info
  • or Create Account

Contact Us

  • By phone


NOTE: Effective March 1, 2018, information about a State Grant or Special Programs applicant/recipient will only be released to the student and authorized third parties. PHEAA will also no longer honor any prior third party authorization forms. We apologize for any inconvenience and encourage the applicant/recipient to contact us directly to learn more about his/her account status.

State Grant FAQ