The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation has extended the dealine for their 2015 scholarship application to Friday, May 15, 2015. The scholarship program is for students who attend all Pittsburgh Public Schools and districts in outlying areas, including Allegheny County. The Foundation awards a maximum of 20 scholarships to students for the upcoming academic year. A minimum of three scholarships are awarded to students from Pittsburgh Public Schools. High school seniors are chosen based on their academic achievement, community service, and participation in school activities.
Each Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Scholarship is valued at $1,500 for the first year of a student’s college career. An additional $1,000 may be awarded for the student’s second year of college if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and a minimum of 24 credit hours are earned.
To view the application for the 2015 Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Scholarship, please click here.
Hard copies of scholarship applications are also available at, but not limited to, Jeron X. Grayson Community Center, Hill District Library, Hill House Association, Consensus Group, Thelma Lovette YMCA.
For information about the Foundation and other scholarships, please click here.