The Pittsburgh Foundation

Learning FundScholarships to assist a student from Southwest PA in pursuing a post-secondary education.

Average Award $1,000

Deadline: 4/15/2017

Eligibility

  • Pursue a degree or studies in: Psychology or Social Work
  • Have a residence in: Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Bedford County, Blair County, Butler County, Cambria County, Cameron County, Clarion County, Clearfield County, Crawford County, Elk County, Erie County, Fayette County, Forest County, Greene County, Indiana County, Jefferson County, Lawrence County, McKean County, Mercer County, Somerset County, Venango County, Warren County, Washington County, Westmoreland County
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen whose legal residence is in Southwestern PA.
  • Be a graduate of a high school in Southwest Pennsylvania.
  • Be a sophomore attending a four year college in Western PA majoring in Psychology or Social Work.
  • Complete an application.
  • Maintain a GPA of: 3.20
  • Write and submit an essay: One page essay explaining how you are involved in community service.

How to Apply

  • Provide a college transcript.
  • Provide a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • Provide letter(s) of reference: 1
  • Write and submit an essay: One page essay explaining how you are involved in community service.

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