The Pittsburgh Foundation

Albert L. Pranatis Scholarship Fund

To provide renewable scholarships to graduating seniors of the City of Duquesne, Duquesne PA 15110.

Renewable over 4 years, average award $4,000 per year

Deadline: 4/1/2017

Eligibility

  • Have a residence in: Duquesne
  • Attend high school at/in: East Allegheny, West Mifflin High School.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Complete an application.
  • Must have a major in one of the natural sciences (biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, chemistry, chemical physics, geology, neuroscience, and physics) or mathematics (mathematics does not include computer science).
  • Maintain a GPA of: 2.00
  • Write and submit an essay: One-page essay demonstrating that (s)he is a person of excellent morals (honest, dependable, industrious) who is of benefit to the community.

How to Apply

  • Provide a high school transcript.
  • Provide a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR).
  • Provide letter(s) of reference: 2
  • Write and submit an essay: One-page essay demonstrating that (s)he is a person of excellent morals (honest, dependable, industrious) who is of benefit to the community.

Contact

  • West Mifflin High: Jennifer Shields (shieldsj [at] wmasd.org); East Allegheny High: Emilia Peiffer (epeiffer [at] eawildcats.net)