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Carmen C. (Diaz) Pinto Scholarship Fund Carmen C. (Diaz) Pinto Scholarship Fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide a multi-year scholarship to graduates of Burgettstown High School.

Average Award: $2,500 per year
Award Type: Multi-Year (up to 4 years). Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Application Period Opens: 1/17/2024
Application Period Closes: 4/1/2024


  • Attend Burgettstown High School in Burgettstown, PA as a graduating senior or, be a past graduate.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. (Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5 while enrolled in their program.)
  • Plan to attend a 2-or 4-year college or university OR an accredited vocational or technical trade school as a full-time student anywhere in the United States.
  • Preference will be given to students maintaining excellent attendance as provided on their transcript; have exhibited scholarship, leadership, school spirit and community pride through participation in activities that highlight these characteristics.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application by clicking the blue button above.
  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • Submit your FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS). If you have not already received your FSS, you can do so by applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a mentor, professor or employer who can speak to your academic qualifications, leadership abilities, community pride, work ethic, reliability and maturity.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.