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USS PITTSBURGH Fund The USS PITTSBURGH Fund was established at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships for current and former USS Pittsburgh crewmembers and their dependents.

Average Award: $1,400
Award Type: Single Year. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years.
Deadline: 3/31/2021


  • Attend high school as a graduating senior or an institution of higher education as an existing student.
  • Pursue a degree or studies in engineering or the sciences.
  • Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school OR 2-or 4-year college or university.
  • Be a current or former crewmember of the USS Pittsburgh OR the dependent of a current or former crewmember.

How to Apply

  • Complete the application by clicking the blue button above.
  • Submit a self-nominating letter.
  • Submit a Resume and Statement of desire.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.
  • Submit proof of acceptance to an institution of higher education.