The Pittsburgh Foundation

Scholarship Timeline General timeline for the application process at The Pittsburgh Foundation/The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County

A Carrick High School student during band practice.
A Carrick High School student during band practice.

GENERAL TIMELINE FOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

October The application period for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens.
November The application period for Foundation scholarships begins around Thanksgiving.
February Last weekday of the month is the deadline for most enrichment scholarships.
March Last weekday of the month is the deadline for most other scholarships.
May/June/July Applicants for scholarships are typically notified whether or not they have been selected.
August/September Awards are paid directly to the educational institution, provided that the student has submitted all required documents.

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