The Pittsburg Promise Scholarship

  • Website Address
  • http://pittsburghpromise.org
  • Contact
  • The Pittsburgh Promise
  • Address
  • 1901 Centre Avenue, Suite 204
  • Application Office
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Email Address
  • info@pittsburghpromise.org
  • Application Deadline
  • April 30, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $30,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Pittsburgh Promise scholarship is a big idea and a real commitment: if you live in the city and attend Pittsburgh Public schools from 9th grade on, a Promise scholarship will be waiting for you at graduation. The Promise is not like most scholarships. You don't have to be a straight-A student or a star athlete to be eligible for The Pittsburgh Promise. The Promise scholarship is not need-based. Your family’s income does not factor into the decision. It is not a competitive process. If you meet the requirements, you receive the scholarship. Neither is it a limited process, as you and all of your siblings can receive it. If you can dream of a promising future and are willing to work hard to get there, the scholarship will be waiting for you.

    To receive the scholarship, The Promise requires that you:
    -Live in the City of Pittsburgh, continuously, without interruption, for at least the four years of high school
    -Attend Pittsburgh Public Schools, continuously, without interruption, from at least the beginning of 9th grade, and through to graduation
    -Graduate with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.
    -Maintain an attendance record of 90%.
    -Use your scholarship at an accredited college, university, or trade and technical school in Pennsylvania
    -File the FAFSA (FAFSA.gov) and state grant form

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!

  

High School Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

An Underrepresented, Struggling Minority in Higher Education

July 26, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Native American students lag behind their peers from a young age, across almost every measure of student success. From college enrollment, to test scores and on-time graduation, they have the lowest rates of any racial subgroup. They make up a mere 1 percent of the high school and college population and tend to be overlooked when it comes to discussion about the nation's achievement [...]

10 Sweet Scholarships for Being a Man

July 21, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Colleges and universities across the nation are starting to engage more in discussions regarding what it means to be a man. Masculinity, just like femininity, is celebrated through these gender-specific scholarships. So man-up and check out these scholarship opportunities!: Colored Rocks Contest [...]

College Presidents’ High Pay, Short Stay

July 20, 2016

by Susan Dutca

President Obama gets paid $400,000 per year to serve as President of the United States of America. Many college presidents get paid more for running a school than they would for being the leader of the free world, according to a new report from the Chronicle of Higher Education. Presidents at public universities received a median salary of $431,000 in the 2015 fiscal year, with a 4.3 percent [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed