Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply for a grant and/or subsidies to continue my education at a post-secondary school or training center?

The Pennsylvania Department of Education oversees educational agencies in Pennsylvania. PDE does not provide grants to individuals for education. Please visit PHEAA.org or the financial aid office of your local community college for more information on grants and loans.

How do I get access to eGrants to see the available grants?

The eGrants web site is not a public web site. It is the on-line application for grants from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to eligible education providers in Pennsylvania. There is no descriptive information about the grants on the eGrants web site. Please go to www.education.pa.gov to search for grant information.

My educational agency is eligible for a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, how do we get access to eGrants?

Please contact the program office that is managing the grant. They can give eligible agencies access to eGrants. Please go to www.education.pa.gov to get more information about the grant and who to contact.

I am currently working with a local school district as a consultant researching funding opportunities and writing grant proposals. How do I get access to eGrants?

All school districts, charter schools, and previous eGrants applicants have an eGrants user administrator that can create logins to eGrants for people working in eGrants on their behalf. Please go to www.education.pa.gov to search for grant information.

I am a parent looking for a grant to send my child to private school. Can you tell me how to apply on eGrants?

The eGrants system does not have grants for individuals. Please go to www.education.pa.gov to search for grant information on the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit Program or other programs.

I have a login to the education portal. I cannot select eGrants. How do I login?

The eGrants system is not part of the education portal. To get a new login you must contact the eGrants user administrator at your agency. If your agency does not have an eGrants user administrator, then you must contact the program office that is managing the grant. Please go to www.education.pa.gov to search for grant information and the contact information.

 
 
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