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African American Volkswagen Employees' Scholarship Fund The African American Volkswagen Employees' Scholarship Fund was established at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships to minority persons, which shall include but not be limited to, African Americans who are members of the plaintiff class and former employees of Volkswagen of America, New Stanton PA.

Average Award: $2,000
Award Type: Single Year Award. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years.
Application Period Closes: This scholarship is part of our spring application period, which will close on May 16 at 4pm EST.


  • Attend high school as a graduating senior or an accredited school beyond the high school level.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  • Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school OR 2-or 4-year college or university.
  • Preference will be given to African American individuals.

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.)