Pittsburgh Rotary Club Offering Scholarships to Local Seniors

The Pittsburgh Rotary Club Foundation Scholarship Program is offering scholarships to high school seniors in Allegheny County. This program will award six $1,500 one-time scholarships to those candidates chosen by the Foundation Scholarship Committee. Below is a list of requirements and rules. Failure to adhere to the rules or furnish the required application components will disqualify the submitted application.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Applicant must have a 3.2 GPA or higher.
  • Applicant must be a high school senior who is applying to colleges.
  • Applicants must be currently attending high school in Allegheny County.
  • Application Components:

  • Completed application form. All questions must be answered.
  • Please provide full address including zip code.
  • Must include total gross custodial family yearly income.
  • Must include other grant information.
  • Must include total family size.
  • Two letters of recommendation: One from a teacher or school administrator; and one from a community leader, work supervisor, minister, etc. Each letter must be in a sealed envelope with signature of recommender across the seal.
  • A 400–600 word typewritten essay describing how higher education will help you, the applicant, to achieve your life goals.
  • A separate document outlining your community-service projects. Do not substitute a résumé for this section. Describe your involvement, how many hours, what you have learned from the experience, etc.
  • Official high-school transcript covering your freshman year up through your most recent senior semester.
  • Deadline for turning in complete application package is Friday, March 15, 2019. Materials received after this date and time will not be considered. Application must be received in the Rotary office by 4:00 pm. You may mail the packet to:
  • Pittsburgh Rotary Club

    555 Grant Street, Suite 328

    Pittsburgh, PA 15219

    Questions can be directed to the Rotary Office at 412-471-6210 or office@pittsburghrotary.org