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American Advertising Federation Pittsburgh Scholarship Fund The Allegheny County Airport Authority Charitable Foundation Scholarship Fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships for a student or students wishing to pursue a career in aviation.

Average Award: Varies
Award Type: Single Year. Previous recipients are encouraged to re-apply in consecutive years.
Application Period Opens: 1/17/2024
Application Period Closes: 4/1/2024


  • Attend a 4-year college or university as an undergraduate student at the junior or senior level in the coming fall semester OR a 2-year college, technical or trade school and be in the final year in the coming fall semester.
  • Reside in Allegheny County, Armstrong County, Beaver County, Butler County, Fayette County, Indiana County, Lawrence County, Mercer County, Washington County or Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania.
  • Pursue a degree or studies in communications, marketing, or advertising.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Be someone who demonstrates academic interest or creative talent in fields of studies pursuant to a career in advertising (i.e.. advertising, art, business, communications, graphic design, marketing, public relations, writing).

How to Apply

  • Complete the essay section of the application.
  • Submit your FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS). If you have not already received your FSS, you can do so by applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Submit an original letter of academic recommendation from a faculty member familiar with the student's abilities.
  • Submit your unofficial transcripts.