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:

Pittsburgh High School Scholarships
Pittsburgh College Scholarships
Pittsburgh University Scholarships

Scholarships

Be Bold Scholarship

Deadline: Nov 01, 2022
$25,180
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...

Big Future Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
$40,000
The Scholarship Program is open to seniors in high school who meet the eligibility requirements. If you are an eligible student, by completing a college planning step using your College Board account, you will automatically earn a chance to win a $500 scholarship and an additional chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.There are no essay, minimum GPA, test score, or...

"No Essay" Nitro Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
$2,000
To be eligible for the "No Essay" Nitro Scholarship you must be:A) A student who is currently enrolled as a high school senior or in an accredited college or university located within the United States;B) A parent who currently has a child enrolled in an accredited college or university located within the United States;C) A parent who currently has a...

"No Essay" Smart Owl Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 29, 2022
$2,222
To be eligible for the No Essay Smart Owl Scholarship:A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US TerritoriesB) You must be 16 years of age or olderC) You must either be enrolled in a college/university or registered in a qualified high schoolD) You must be located within the United StatesNote...

CollegeXpress Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
$10,000
Since 1995, our mission has been to help connect students with the right schools for them. Carnegie Dartlet, the organization that houses CollegeXpress, is an educational publisher and higher education marketing agency. Every year, thousands of students across the United States and around the world discover their colleges using our websites, magazines, and services.To be eligible for the CollegeXpress Scholarship...

Points Scholarship

Deadline: Oct 31, 2022
$2,500
*Note that this scholarship has been updated as of September 16, 2022.  The scholarship will now be $2500 and given out 12 times a year.The Points 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...

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.