Pitt Success Pell Match Program
Thursday, July 15, 2021
Early figures show a near 24% increase in Pell-eligible students coming to Pitt this fall compared to last year. As the Pitt Success Pell Match Program enters its third year, it’s making a meaningful impact on opportunities for lower-income students coming to Pitt from Pennsylvania and across the country.
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
As students, faculty, staff, alumni and advocates log on for the first-ever virtual version of the annual Pitt Day in Harrisburg event, Pittwire invites readers to take a look back at stories that show Pitt’s contributions to the commonwealth.
Friday, December 11, 2020
Pitt uses information from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine eligibility for a variety of educational financing options, including scholarships and work study. That’s why it’s so important for students to fill out the FAFSA every year and as soon as possible.
Monday, October 26, 2020
A cohort of 150 students from the Class of 2021 will each receive up to $5,000 in student loan relief upon graduation. The students were introduced at a virtual kickoff celebration last week.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
In its first year, the groundbreaking program for students with high unmet financial need essentially closed the retention gap for those eligible for federal Pell Grants—what Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd calls a “truly remarkable feat.”
Friday, July 17, 2020
Hari Sastry, senior vice chancellor and chief financial officer, says the fiscal year 2021 budget announced on July 15 enables Pitt to fulfill its mission of academic excellence, research, economic development and community engagement, even while the University addresses the tremendous challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Ann E. Cudd participated in a forum with Mayor William Peduto and other regional leaders to share accomplishments and commitments to help improve our part of the planet.
Friday, February 22, 2019
The Pitt Success Pell Match Program will leverage the power of the U.S. Department of Education’s Pell Grant program by matching these federal funds, dollar for dollar, up to the cost of attendance for eligible students across all five of Pitt’s campuses.