Pittsburgh

There are many scholarships for Pittsburgh students. If you are searching for scholarships for a particular high school located in Pittsburgh, please select the appropriate school from the list below. The scholarship database contains scholarships for Pittsburgh students in the following categories:

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Scholarships

Sallie Mae "No Essay" Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,000
The $2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and any US Territory age 17 or older at the time of entry, and who meet one (1) of the four (4) following eligibility requirements at the time of entry:A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited...

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 01, 2024
$25,000
The "Be Bold" Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. It takes less than 2 minutes to apply.To us, boldest does not mean "best", or "most accomplished". Being bold means being:A) EarnestB) DeterminedC) MovingThe scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.Furthermore, the...

Niche Scholarship

Deadline: Jul 31, 2024
$10,000
Covering the cost of college expenses for four years without writing a single essay? Sounds too good to be true.It isn't with Niche. We are giving one student $10,000 to help pay for tuition, living expenses, books, and other educational expenses.Who Can ApplyAll high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in...

ScholarshipOwl No Essay Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 29, 2024
$1,000
ScholarshipOwl is your source of relief from the dreaded application process. We put students on the fast-track to success by providing direct access to the scholarships they need the most. Take the hassle out of financial aid and maximize your chance at a free ride in college. No matter how much funding you need for school, we have the opportunities...

SP Scholarship

Deadline: Jun 30, 2024
$2,500
The SP College Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.Thus...

Common App Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 30, 2024
$2,000
To encourage students to spend more time preparing for the Common App, Scholarship Guidance has created an annual scholarship to reward students.To be eligible for the Scholarship Guidance "Common App Scholarship" a student must:A) Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12B) Be attending college or university no later than October 1, 2026.C) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater...

For School Specific Scholarships, select one of the schools below:

Academy At Westinghouse Academy Charter School Allderdice High School Allegheny Trad Middle Academy Avonworth High School Avonworth Middle School Baldwin High School Baldwin Senior High School Boyce Middle School Brashear High School Brentwood High School Brentwood Middle School Brentwood Senior High School Career Connections Charter High School Carrick High School Carson Middle School City Charter High School City High School Columbus Middle School Dickson Intermediate School Dorseyville Middle School Fort Couch Middle School Fox Chapel Area High School Fox Chapel Area Senior High School Frick International Studies Academy Harrison Middle School Hill House Passport Academy Charter School Ingomar Middle School Jefferson Middle School Keystone Oaks High School Keystone Oaks Middle School Knoxville Middle School Langley High School Letsche Education Center Linton Middle School Mellon Middle School Milliones Middle School Mt Lebanon High School Mt. Lebanon Senior High School North Hills High School North Hills Junior High School North Hills Senior High School Northgate High School Northgate Middle School-High School Oblock Junior High School Oliver High School Options Center Peabody High School Penn Hills High School Penn Hills Senior High School Perry Traditional Academy Pittsburgh Allderdice High School Pittsburgh Brashear High School Pittsburgh Capa Pittsburgh Carrick High School Pittsburgh Classical Academy Pittsburgh High School Creat & Performing Arts Pittsburgh Milliones Pittsburgh Obama Pittsburgh Perry High School Pittsburgh Science And Technology Academ Pleasant Hills Middle School Plum Senior High School Propel Charter School Propel Charter School Braddock Hills Prospect Middle School Reizenstein Middle School Rogers Center Creative & Performing Arts Rooney Arthur J Middle School Schenley High School Schiller Classical Academy Shaler Area High School South Brook Middle School South Hills Middle School Sterrett Classical Academy Upper Saint Clair High School Washington Polytechnic Academy Wilkinsburg Middle School Woodland Hills High School Woodland Hills Junior High School-West Woodland Hills Senior High School

Pittsburgh (population 305,704) is located within the US Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It serves as the county seat of Allegheny County. Regionally, it anchors a seven-county metropolitan area of Appalachia and the Ohio River Valley with a total population of 2,356,285.

The city is popular for its bridges as it has 446 and has been called the "City of Bridges". Pittsburgh's downtown has a diversified economy and urban infrastructure with more than 151 high-rise buildings and a couple of inclined railways. Pittsburgh's central business district forms a triangle of land, called the Golden Triangle, on the Allegheny Plateau bounded by the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers at their confluence, where the Ohio River is formed. The city of Pittsburgh ranks 25th within the country for urban jobs and 6th in job density. "The Steel City" was formerly primarily a city that manufactures steel.

The city of Pittsburgh has been able to benefit from the areas two wealthy families, Carnegie and Heinz, who have made many contributions. The world-class Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays at the Heinz Hall place. The Carnegie Museum of Art boasts a remarkable selection of art, featuring masterworks by Monet, van Gogh and other important artists. Likewise located there is the Heinz Architectural Center. Pittsburgh was the home of famed artist Andy Warhol, whose works are showcased in the Warhol Museum. Frank Lloyd Wright's seminal Fallingwater home is open for tours within nearby Mill Run.

The area has moved passed its roots as a major steel producer and heavy manufacturing to include substantial business and professional opportunities into its more diversified economy. Ten Fortune 1000 companies are have their head offices here. Well-known businesses consist of Mellon Financial, Dick's Sporting Goods and H.J. Heinz. The biggest company with head office within the area is United States Steel.

The cities main industries consist of biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, high technology, retail and medicine.

There are many parks and recreational areas within the city of Pittsburgh. The Raccoon State Park is a huge city park featuring water sports, fishing and boating on Racoon Lake, as well as hiking, horseback riding, cycling and cross-country skiing. Point State Park, located at the actual point of convergence of the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers, is known simply as "the Point." Excellent skiing opportunities downhill are available close by within Blue Knob, Seven Springs and Hidden Valley. Located within the Laurel Mountains at a height of nearly 3000 feet, Seven Springs is Pennsylvania's largest ski area comprising 17 slopes.

There are also various cultural, educational and medical institutions found outside Pittsburgh's downtown core, like for example the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University and Carnegie Museum and Library.