Training Events

2020-21 SGSP Webinar Series

PHEAA offers you the opportunity to continue learning and building your expertise on the PA State Grant and other Special Programs through our 2020-21 Webinar Series. During the 2020-21 Academic Year, the PA State Grant and Special Programs Department will be conducting a series of monthly webinars to provide postsecondary institutions and other external partners with an opportunity to explore various topics related to processing for many of the PHEAA-administered programs.

Check out the Fall 2020 Series below! To register for a specific webinar session, select the Register link under the event description. Please note the webinar schedule is subject to change.

Fall Series

The timing of student candidate nominations for the Ready to Succeed Scholarship (RTSS) is the key to awarding of program funds for your eligible students. Get ready for nominations by joining us for a review of RTSS program processing steps from nomination all the way through the annual reconciliation.

TIME: 10:00 AM (ET)

Join PA State Grant and Special Programs staff as we examine the key components for processing the Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver (FosterEd) Program. The content for this presentation is designed to guide you through the review and certification of the Waiver Listing, as well as provide you with steps you can take to assist FosterEd applicants listed on the Denial Listing with attaining waiver eligibility. Join us to learn how to make a positive impact on student success for Pennsylvania youth aging out of foster care!

TIME: 10:00 AM (ET)

Whether you are new to processing PA Targeted Industry Program (PA-TIP) awards or just looking for a refresher on how to award PA-TIP eligible students, this is the webinar for you! This session will cover what you need to know about assessing student eligibility, the steps you can take to certify awards, and how to manage your disbursements for PA-TIP eligible students.

TIME: 10:00 AM (ET)

If you need more information on PA State Grant and Special Programs, we invite you to check out our other events as well as the various self-service program materials available on the Resources and Training page. Please contact us at if you have specific training needs.