Students admitted to a Penn State Altoona Baccalaureate major who will have earned 60 or more credits by May 15, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, are invited to apply for the Penn State Altoona Majors Scholarship. The application is available on-line from April 1 through May 15. Awarding will begin in July and continue through mid-August. Most Penn State Altoona Majors Scholarships require financial need. All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of the committee's review. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to maximize consideration for student aid.