The purpose of this scholarship shall be to provide recognition and financial assistance to outstanding graduate and undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Harrisburg who have a demonstrated need for funds to meet their necessary college expenses and who are veterans.
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Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to all graduate and undergraduate students enrolled or planning to enroll at Penn State Harrisburg who have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.0 ( on a scale of 4.0) or, for incoming students, a high school grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0), and who have a demonstrated financial need, and who are veterans. From the identified pool of eligible recipients, and to the extent possible, first preference shall be given to students who were honorably discharged from the military and whose military service included an overseas tour of duty. If no students meet the first preference in a given year, available funds will be awarded to any student based on the general eligibility criteria, regardless of preference. For the purposes of this scholarship, an "overseas tour of duty" shall mean a tour of duty somewhere other than the United States.