$1,700
Avg. Amount Awarded
171
Days
May 31 2019
Application Deadline
500
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

The program provides "last dollar" funding to lower-income students that still have a need for aid after all federal, state, local and private scholarships and grants have been secured. Must be a U.S. citizen, high school graduate, resident of one of nine participating counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania (Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland county), and have a minimum 2.0 GPA.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$3,500
High Amount Awarded
$850,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted by race for Black students
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Pennsylvania

How to Apply

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Contact Mrs. Rhonda Brooks
Director of Student Services
rbrooks@needld.org
Tel: 412-566-2760
Fax: 412-471-6643 Address The Law and Finance Building
429 Fourth Avenue, 20th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15219