All “NEW” Full Time students enrolled in Associate Degree
and or Practical Nursing at either the Philadelphia or Media campus who have
never attended P.I.T. in the past, are eligible to take the Accuplacer test
“ONE” time only to see if they qualify for the scholarship.
If the Accuplacer was taken in the past, those scores would
be used to see if a candidate is eligible for the scholarship. The Accuplacer
must be taken at P.I.T. in order to be eligible; the scores will be calculated
and audited by the College Board to determine Presidential eligibility.
Candidates for the Presidential Scholarship must achieve
threshold Accuplacer scores or greater on all
three dimensions of essential academic skills:
Arithmetic Score – 70
– 80 or greater
Sentence Structure –
80 or greater
New, full-time students who have achieved or surpassed
scores required on all three Accuplacer dimensions of essential academic skills
will receive a Presidential Scholarship “up to” but not to exceed $1,000 for
the first semester, only after PHEAA
and PELL grants have been awarded, in order to meet unfulfilled financial
No student stipends or refunds will be released directly to
students from funds awarded through a Presidential Scholarship.