Pittsburgh Public Scholars

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Pitt Launches Groundbreaking Program in Ongoing Effort to Support Students With Financial Need

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.
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Pitt Welcomes Inaugural Class of Pittsburgh Public Scholars to Campus

Ten students make up the first class of Pittsburgh Public Scholars, which offers all valedictorians and salutatorians of Pittsburgh Public Schools guaranteed admission to any Pitt campus, plus financial support for four years.
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher and PPS Superintendent Anthony Hamlet

New Program Supports Pittsburgh Public Schools Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Beginning in fall 2018, the top performing students from all Pittsburgh Public Schools will be guaranteed freshman admission to the University of Pittsburgh, along with scholarship support of at least $2,000 per year.