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Mary Jane Shuman Stewart Fund The Mary Jane Shuman Stewart Fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide educational assistance to girls who wish to attend Ellis School and whose families have limited financial means. This multi-year grant is available to students who are entering grades 9 thru 12.

Average Award: Varies Up To $23,000
Award Type: Renewable Award (subject to committee recommendation). 
Deadline: Inquire in the school's financial aid office.


  • Attend the Ellis School as a candidate of the Upper School (grades 9-12).
  • Have followed the admissions procedures at Ellis in order to determine admissibility of candidate and eligibility for financial assistance.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.

How to Apply

  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.