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Laura E. Elden Educational Trust The Laura E. Elden Educational Trust was established at The Pittsburgh Foundation to assist worthy and deserving students in obtaining a college or university education.

Average Award: Varies
Award Type: Single-Year Award
Deadline: 4/15/2020


  • Attend high school as a graduating senior.
  • Reside in Allegheny County, PA.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 .
  • Plan to attend a 2-or 4-year college or university.

How to Apply

  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • 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 two letters of reference from individuals unrelated to you. (Due to the COVID-19 school closures, this is now OPTIONAL.)