The Pittsburgh Foundation provides scholarship opportunities for students to pursue their educational goals. Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, graduate schools, and career/technical schools.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team. Awards for this scholarship are granted to eligible recipients without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
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Applicants will complete one application for consideration for all the scholarship funds under The Pittsburgh Foundation Fox Chapel High School Scholarships.
Scholarships funds included in The Pittsburgh Foundation Fox Chapel High School Scholarships:
Applicants will apply to The Pittsburgh Foundation Fox Chapel High School Scholarships. One common application is completed to apply to any of the below funds. Applicants must meet the following criteria and the criteria of one or more of the scholarships listed. Only one application is needed:
*Certification programs must be through an accredited institution and must run on a standard academic semester calendar. Certification programs must be a minimum of one semester/term in length and applicants must be enrolled at the time awards are disbursed in August.
Conroy D. Guyer Memorial Scholarship
Fox Chapel Area Education Aspinwall Women’s Fund
Fox Chapel Area Education Fund/Craig Shondeck Memorial Scholarship Fund
Fox Chapel Area Education McAuley Fund
Fox Chapel Education Fund/Nancy Jane Edelman Scholarship Fund
James Randy Tipe Scholarship
Distribution amount and number of awards for each fund is determined annually by The Pittsburgh Foundation. Funds that have monies available to issue scholarships will be listed each year.
Awards are for undergraduate and graduate study.
All applicants will be notified in late June.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of The Pittsburgh Foundation. Payment is made in early August.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, may be considered for the student to receive an award.
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of The Pittsburgh Foundation play a part in the selection. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately. If you are uploading a college transcript, those scores are not required.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.
For additional scholarship resources and opportunities through The Pittsburgh Foundation, please visit:
The Pittsburgh Foundation Website