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Student Resources

Here you can find information on scholarship opportunities, tutoring services, soft skills enhancement, certification readiness, and transferring between institutions. 

Scholarship Opportunities

PC4A Transfer Scholarship
Through the PC4A Project, IUP is offering one-year scholarships to students from any of our PC4A partner community colleges who transfer into IUP's Computer Science/Cybersecurity degree program.  See complete benefits and how to apply on the PC4A Transfer Scholarship page

IUP DoD Cyber Scholarship Program
The IUP Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) is now open to PC4A partner community college students who transfer to IUP.  The scholarship program, provided by the US Department of Defense, includes full tuition, fees, books, a living stipend, and a laptop.  See complete details and how to apply for the next scholarship cycle on the IUP CySP web page.

Partner Tutoring Services

Bucks County Community College

The Academic Success Center provides a place for all students to get assistance. Visit the center's website to schedule an appointment, get test help, find writing resources, and attend workshops.

Butler County Community College

BC3 offers tutoring for all students remotely and in person. Visit the BC3 Tutoring website to sign up for a session, find test prep assistance, or explore all available academic success resources. CIS students should contact Sherri Mack at for programming tutoring.

Montgomery County Community College

MCCC offers free online tutoring 24/7 and in-person tutoring by appointment. Visit the MCCC Tutoring website to sign-up for an in-person or online appointment, find an open tutoring session, or get writing support through the MCCC Writing Room.

Northampton Community College

The Northampton Learning Center offers tutoring services on a variety of subjects. Visit the center's website to view covered subjects, make an appointment, and explore student resources.

Penn Highlands Community College

Penn Highlands offers a wide range of tutoring services through the Student Support Department. Visit the Penn Highlands Tutoring website to find a tutor, obtain personal counseling, review disability services, or access their online tutoring service.

Westmoreland County Community College

WCCC's Tutoring and Learning Services offer tutoring in all general courses and other subjects as available. Visit the WCCC Tutoring website to view hours of operation, find testing services, or find online tutoring services offered through Brainfuse. 

As the Lead Organization, IUP is providing soft skill enhancement activities for all community college partners and their students.  Visit the soft skills enhancement page for more information.


Spring 2023 Activities provided by the IUP Kathleen Jones White Writing Center include:

  • Soft Skills Tutoring 

  • Business Writing and Communication Workshops

Transferring Credits

All 10 universities within the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education along with many community colleges in Pennsylvania participate in the Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (PA TRAC). Visit the PA TRAC website* or our partner's transfer pages for more information.


*The PA TRAC tool should be used as a reference only.  Contact your current or desired institution for transfer assistance.

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One of the main objectives of PC4A is to increase certification rates among students. The DoD has approved the following certifications for a number of available career paths. This list of approved certifications is provided by DoD Cyber Exchange. For complete details, visit our Certification Information page.



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