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William Henry Fitch Memorial Trust The William Henry Fitch Memorial Trust was established at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide need-based scholarships for minority group students seeking a professional nursing education.

Average Award: $4,500
Award Type: Single Year. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years.
Deadline: 7/15/2021


  • Attend an accredited nursing program.
  • Reside in Allegheny County, PA.
  • Pursue a degree or studies in nursing.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Preference will be given to minority students. Priority given to junior/senior level students in a four-year institution ad second year students in a two year program.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application by clicking the blue button above.
  • Submit your Student Aid Report (SAR). If you have not already received your SAR, you can do so by applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Submit three letters of reference from individuals not related to you.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.


  • Kathy Mayle, Dean of Nursing, Community College of Allegheny County,