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P.I.T. Scholarship Information

Email: fa@pit.edu

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology is committed to the success of our students. We know how difficult it is for students to fund their education while working and maintaining their personal lives. The scholarships, grants, and loans shown below are available for those in need of funding. This is just part of the way we can help students achieve their goals.


Alumni Legacy Scholarship Program  Apply Online
Provides $250 for students entering their first term in an Associate Degree program.
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Eligibility:
Applicants who are immediate family of P.I.T. graduates.

Requirements
To apply, candidates for the Alumni Legacy Scholarship must:

  • Be enrolled in an Associate Degree program.
  • Be registered for 9 credits or more.
  • Present a copy of the diploma of their family member who graduated from P.I.T.
    • Immediate family includes siblings, parents and grandparents.
  • Complete Financial Aid for the term in which the scholarship is being requested.

Award

  • An individual may only receive the Alumni Legacy Scholarship once.
  • Four Alumni Legacy Scholarship will be awarded each term.
  • Alumni Legacy Scholarship will be awarded in the order they are received each term.

No stipends allowed.



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Committed Learner Scholarship Program  Apply Online
Provides $250 for a student who demonstrates a serious commitment to academic success based on a recommendation by an instructor or program manager as well as other listed requirements.
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Eligibility:
Applicants who are enrolled in an associate degree program.

Requirements
To apply, candidates for the Committed Learner Scholarship must:

  • Be recommended in writing by an instructor or program manager who has observed the student’s commitment to academic excellence.

*         A student’s commitment should be measure by the following characteristics:

      1. High academic achievement
      2. Cooperative and collaborative behavior in class or online
      3. Demonstrates the determination to succeed despite life’s challenges
      4. Exhibits the highest level of professional behavior
  • Be enrolled in an Associate Degree program.
  • Have completed at least one full term of classes.
  • Be registered for 9 credits or more.
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Complete Financial Aid for the term in which the scholarship is being requested.

Award

  • An individual may only receive the Committed Learner Scholarship once.
  • Four Committed Learner Scholarships will be awarded each term.

No stipends allowed.


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Presidential Scholarship Program  Apply Online
Provides $1,000 per term toward an Associate Degree.
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Eligibility:

All Full Time students enrolled in Associate Degree programs who complete at least nine credits per term or semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better.

Requirements
Candidates for the Presidential Scholarship must:

  • Complete Financial Aid for the term in which the scholarship is being requested.
  • Submit one letter of recommendation from a faculty or staff member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology.
  • Submit a personal letter that explains the financial need for the scholarship.

Award

  • Three Presidential Scholarships will be awarded each term.
  • Decisions will be made by the Scholarship Selection committee based on financial need as expressed in the personal letter, GPA and letters of recommendation.

No stipends allowed.


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Practical Nursing Academic Excellence Scholarship  Apply Online
Provides up to but not to exceed $2,000 for the clinical portion of the Practical Nursing program.
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Eligibility:
All full time students accepted into our Practical Nursing Program who have demonstrated academic excellence but have a short term financial hardship that will force them to withdraw from the program.

Requirements
Candidates for the Practical Nursing Academic Excellence Scholarship must:

  • Pass the TEAS test
  • Complete all requirement for acceptance into the Practical Nursing Certificate program
  • Complete Financial Aid for the Practical Nursing.
  • Submit at least one letter of recommendation from a faculty or staff member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology
  • Submit a personal letter that explains the short term financial hardship

Award
An Practical Nursing Academic Excellence Scholarship will be awarded “up to” but not to exceed $2,000 for the clinical portion of the Practical Nursing program. Funds will be applied to the students account only after PHEAA and PELL grants have been awarded in each term, in order to meet unfulfilled financial needs for the current term. No student stipends or refunds will be released directly to students from funds awarded through a Practical Nursing Academic Excellence Scholarship.


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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Scholarship  Apply Online
Provides $250 for students entering their first term in a Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math based Associate Degree program.
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Eligibility:
Applicants enrolled in a STEM based associate degree program.

Requirements
To apply, candidates for the STEM Scholarship must:

  • Be enrolled in an Associate Degree program.
  • Be registered for 9 credits or more.
  • Have at least a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA.
  • Complete Financial Aid for the term in which the scholarship is being requested.

Award

  • An individual may only receive the STEM Scholarship one time.
  • Two STEM Scholarships will be awarded each term.
  • STEM Scholarships will be awarded in the order they are received each term.

No stipends allowed.


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