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Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarship Programs
Application status: Closed

The Pittsburgh Foundation has established scholarship programs to assist high school and college students who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance 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 creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin.

Allegheny Scholarship Programs

Applicants to the Allegheny Scholarship Programs must:

  • High school seniors at the Allegheny County High School OR current undergraduates who graduated from an Allegheny County High School.
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited two or four year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year*.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.

*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.

Please go to Allegheny Scholarship Programs for more information and to apply. 

Pittsburgh Foundation Community Programs

Applicants to the Pittsburgh Foundation Community Programs must:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates or graduate level students
  • Plan to enroll in part–time or full–time undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two– or four–year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a 2.0 GPA (or equivalent) or higher

Please go to Pittsburgh Foundation Community Programs for more information and to apply. 

Pittsburgh Foundation Employer/Membership Programs

Applicants to the Pittsburgh Foundation Employer/Membership Programs must:

  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates or graduate level students
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate study at an accredited two– or four–year college, university or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Please go to Pittsburgh Foundation Employer/Membership Programs for more information and to apply. 

Pittsburgh Foundation Renewable Scholarships

Applicants to the Pittsburgh Foundation Renewable Scholarships must:

  • Reside in one of the following Pennsylvania Counties OR attend Albert Gallitan High School in Uniontown, PA or Kokomo High School in Kokomo, Indiana:
    • Allegheny
    • Armstrong
    • Beaver
    • Butler
    • Duquesne
    • Washington
    • Westmoreland
  • Be high school seniors or graduates or current college undergraduates or graduate level students
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two– or four–year college, university or vocational-technical school* for the entire upcoming academic year
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

*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. 

Please go to Pittsburgh Foundation Renewable Scholarships for more information and to apply. 

Pittsburgh Foundation Single Year Awards

Applicants to the Pittsburgh Foundation Single Year Awards must:

  • Be high school seniors at an eligible high school OR Be past recipients of one of the named awards.
  • Belle Vernon High School, PA
  • Bethel Park High School, PA
  • Burgettstown High School, PA
  • Canon-McMillian High School, PA
  • Chartiers-Houston High School, PA
  • Charleroi High School, PA
  • Clairton City High School, PA
  • Cornerstone Mennonite School, PA
  • East Allegheny High School, PA
  • Fort Cherry High School, PA
  • Gateway High School, PA
  • Indiana Area High School, PA
  • Keystone Oaks High School, PA
  • Ligonier Valley High School, PA
  • Linden High School, NJ
  • Mars High School, PA
  • Madonna High School, WV
  • McKeesport Area High School, PA
  • Monessen High School, PA
  • Moon Area High School, PA
  • Mount Lebanon High School, PA
  • North Hills High School, PA
  • Northgate High School, PA
  • Pine-Richland High School, PA
  • Paw Paw High School, WV
  • Peters Township High School, PA
  • Penn Hills High School, PA
  • Pittsburgh Public High School, PA
  • Polo High School, IL
  • Ringgold High School, PA
  • Tri-State Christian Academy, MD
  • South Allegheny, PA
  • Sto-Rox High School, PA
  • Steel Valley High School, PA
  • Springdale High School, PA
  • Shaler Area High School, PA
  • South Park High School, PA
  • South Fayette High School, PA
  • Valley High School, PA
  • Upper St. Clair High School, PA
  • Plan to enroll in fulltime undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational -technical school for the entire upcoming academic year*
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent)

*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.

Please go to Pittsburgh Foundation Single Year Awards for more information and to apply. 

For additional scholarship resources and opportunities through the Pittsburgh Foundation, please visit:

The Pittsburgh Foundation Website

The Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarship Search Page