The Pittsburgh Foundation

African American Volkswagen Employees' Scholarship FundTo provide scholarships to minority persons, which shall include but not be limited to, African Americans who are members of the plaintiff class and former employees of Volkswagen of America, New Stanton PA.

Average Award $1,500

Deadline: 4/15/2017

Eligibility

  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicants must identify themselves as an African American who is a former employee or child of a former employee of Volkswagen of America in New Stanton, PA.
  • Applicant must have been part of the class action suit Charles E. Penn et.al. v Volkswagen of America, Inc. or related to a participant.
  • Complete an application.
  • Have a High School GPA of at least: 2.00
  • Maintain a GPA of: 2.00
  • Write and submit an essay: A brief essay about your academic performance and explain why you feel you should be selected for this scholarship.

How to Apply

  • Provide a high school transcript.
  • Provide a college transcript.
  • Provide a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • Write and submit an essay: A brief essay about your academic performance and explain why you feel you should be selected for this scholarship.

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