PENN Entertainment Diversity Scholarships for Children of Team Members – College Program

High school seniors or current college students seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum 3.0 unweighted GPA may apply for this scholarship. Students must demonstrate financial need. Recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student.

A varied number of scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each will be awarded. The scholarship may be renewable for up to three additional years for a total of $20,000 for each scholarship.

Five (5) scholarships in the amount of $10,000 will be awarded. The scholarship may be renewable for up to three additional years for a total of $40,000 for each scholarship.

Verification of college enrollment (class schedule) will be required during the summer before the check is mailed to the attending school. Scholarship funds must be applied toward tuition, fees and other appropriate educational expenses. These funds will be disbursed in equal payments over two semesters.

PENN Entertainment
$5,000.00 - $10,000.00 Renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please select one:
  2. If you are a current college student, which best describes your current status in the 2023-2024 academic year?
  3. If you are a current college student, which years of college do you have remaining until you earn an undergraduate degree (not including the 2023-2024 school year)? Check all that apply:
  4. Are you the dependent of a PENN Entertainment team member with one-year tenure?
  5. Please select the PENN Entertainment property at which your parent/guardian works.
  6. If you chose OTHER from the list of properties, please list the location of your parent/guardian's work.
  7. Please list the team member ID number of parent or guardian.
  8. Upload a copy of a pay stub from PENN Entertainment for the qualifying parent/guardian.
  9. Please upload your most current transcript (unofficial).
  10. Please submit proof of your ACT and/or SAT Score.
  11. Please upload your resume, to include extracurricular and community engagement activities.
  12. Please upload a "Financial Need Letter" explaining why you need assistance with your college/school expenses.
  13. Please upload a letter of recommendation from an adult (non-family) who can speak to your determination, ability to overcome challenges and/or be successful at the college level.
  14. Please detail the following regarding the college/university you plan to attend: 1.) Amount of other scholarships/financial aid secured 2.) Amount of parent/guardian contribution/amount saved 3.) Amount of student contribution/amount saved 4.) Annual cost of tuition 5.) Name of college/university
  15. Will you be attending a Historically Black College and University (HBCU)?
  16. Essay - 500 words - Please detail all of the following: Tell us what impact this scholarship would have on your future. Include your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and future goals. How has your family background affected the way you see the world? What role do you think access to education has in promoting a diverse and inclusive society? Why are you a good candidate to receive this award?
  17. I hereby authorize PENN Entertainment to utilize information within my application and my likeness for publicity and public relations purposes.
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