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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: Varies
Award Type: Single Year. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years.
Application Period Closes: This scholarship is part of our spring application period, which will open on April 18th.


  • 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

  • Click the button on this page and follow the instructions from Scholarship America. (This page will show the button when the application period is open.)