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Stories of Impact

The people who make up our student body and ever-growing alumni base are the heart and soul of this University. Many members of the Penn family know from personal experience the transformative power of scholarships and the role that financial aid plays in creating a campus that thrives because of its diversity. Scholarship help to create infinite possibilities for students, and in turn they have an impact on the world. Here are some of the remarkable individuals who enrich our Penn community thanks to undergraduate financial aid.

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Dave, W’20

“A Named Scholarship made it possible for me to be the first in my family to go to college, study with world-class professors, and be part of the amazing Penn community.”
Diana sitting in one of Penn's gardens

Diana, ENG’20

“Choosing Penn was easy, but Named Scholarships are what make attending Penn possible.”
Lucy sitting and smiling

Luz Elena, NU’22

“Scholarships have lightened my financial burden, which allows me to focus on what is most important—learning.”
Cristina on Penn's campus with Philly in view

Cristina, W’21

“It is a dream to study at Penn. Without a donor’s generosity, despite all of my efforts and willingness, this would not have happened.”
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Sebastian, C’20

“The opportunities available to me at Penn are more than I hoped. Thanks to my scholarship, I can pursue them all.”
Tochi Speaking at Scholarship Celebration

Tochi, C’19

“I now fully understand and appreciate the unique opportunities that Penn offers its students.”

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