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Pittsburgh Promise


What is The Pittsburgh Promise?

It is a visionary scholarship program that is already benefiting the entire community. Created by The Pittsburgh Foundation, supported by the Pittsburgh Public Schools, and funded through the generosity of UPMC, foundations, corporations, and our community at large. The Pittsburgh Promise dramatically transforms the lives of students and families. The Promise vows to help all students in Pittsburgh Public Schools plan, prepare, and pay for education beyond high school at an accredited post-secondary institution within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.


Eligibility Criteria:

1) Graduate of a Pittsburgh Public School (beginning with the Class of 2008).
2) Have a minimum Grade Point Average of 2.0at the time of high school graduation.
3) Have been enrolled in the Pittsburgh Public Schools and been a resident 
4) Earn admission to any pre-approved school with the intent to pursue a bachelor, associate, or 2 year degree.
5) Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
6) Complete the Pittsburgh Promise Scholarship Application.


For any questions and the application to this scholarship, please refer to the Pittsburgh Promise web site, or call the PPS Parent Hotline at (412) 622-7920