Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
218
Days
May 31 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Unmet NEED Grant Program

Description

The NEED Scholarship Fund will provide funding to help meet last dollar needs of low income African American students through the Unmet NEED Grant Program. To be eligible to apply to the Unmet NEED program, the student must: (1) Be a United States citizen; (2) Be an African American resident of one of the following counties for one year prior to entering a school or college: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington or Westmoreland; (3) Demonstrate unmet financial need of at least $1,000 after the financial aid award package has been determined; and (4) Have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) less than $5,000 [Based upon the EFC calculation from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)].

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$3,500
High 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
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How to Apply

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Contact
Scholarship Contact
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