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Cheyney Foundation - Scholarships Available

At Cheyney, we believe that every student should have the opportunity to pursue their passion. That’s why we offer an array of scholarships for students with financial need and those with exceptional academic, athletic or artistic talent.   In addition to the scholarships offered by Cheyney University, the Cheyney Foundation offers scholarships for graduating seniors in need of financial assistance, and scholarships for out of state non-PA residents.

The Cheyney Foundation PECO S.T.E.M. Scholarship

  • A Student must be a current student enrolled in a S.T.E.M. undergraduate major at Cheyney University of Pennsylvania and declared as a S.T.E.M. major prior to applying for the scholarship.
  • A Student also must have at least a 2.75 GPA in their major courses, and overall 2.5 GPA
  • A Student must be a resident of the Greater Philadelphia region and demonstrate financial need.
  • Keystone and Humphries Honors students do not qualify for this scholarship.

PECO S.T.E.M Scholarship Award recipients

Eight students at Cheyney University are one step closer to reaching their goals of becoming advocates, change agents and innovators in the field of science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.). Each student was awarded $2,500 scholarships to alleviate financial barriers that could otherwise derail and distract them from reaching their goals. This scholarship was made possible by PECO, a longtime supporter of Cheyney University and the Cheyney Foundation. With aspirations ranging from developing urban aquaculture centers and farms in poor communities to providing education on reproductive processes for poor women of color and everything in between, these students have created a union between their passion for science and their interest in engaging their communities.


Kiana Baber
Biology Pre-Nursing, Class of 2023
GPA: 3.00
Salisbury, MD
Mamawa Massaquoi
Biology Pre-Medicine, Class of 2022
GPA: 2.92
Marcus Hook, PA
Imani Meadows
Computer Science, Class of 2023
GPA: 3.25
Detroit, MI
Imani Willingham
Biology Forensics, Class of 2024
GPA: 2.37
Upland, PA
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