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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.


Presidential Scholarship Program   Apply Online
Provides up to $7,000 toward an Associate Degree.
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Eligibility:
All New Full Time students enrolled in Associate Degree programs or Practical Nursing.


Award

  • Students who complete at least 9 credits in your first term with a 3.75 term GPA, you will have up to $1,000 credited to your Student Account to meet your unmet needs. 
  •  Students who complete 9 or more credits in their 6 succeeding terms with a 3.75 term cumulative GPA, P.I.T. will reduce your Student Account balance by up to $1,000 per term for tuition to meet your unmet needs only. 
  • Students can take advantage of the President’s Scholarship Program at P.I.T. one time only.

No stipends allowed.


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Education First Scholarship Program
Provides up to $1,000 for 1st Term Students who earn exemplary scores in their 1st placement test.
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Eligibility:
All “NEW” Full Time students enrolled in Associate Degree who have never attended P.I.T. in the past, are eligible to take the Accuplacer test “ONE” time only to see if they qualify for the scholarship.

If the Accuplacer was taken in the past, those scores would be used to see if a candidate is eligible for the scholarship. The Accuplacer must be taken at P.I.T. in order to be eligible; the scores will be calculated and audited by the College Board to determine
Education First eligibility.

Candidates for the Education First Scholarship must achieve threshold Accuplacer scores or greater on all three dimensions of essential academic skills:

Arithmetic Score – 80 or greater

Reading Comprehension – 90 or greater

Sentence Structure – 90 or greater


New, full-time students who have achieved or surpassed scores required on all three Accuplacer dimensions of essential academic skills will receive an Education First Scholarship “up to” but not to exceed $1,000 for the first semester, only after PHEAA and PELL grants have been awarded, in order to meet unfulfilled financial needs.

No student stipends or refunds will be released directly to students from funds awarded through a Presidential Scholarship.


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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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Allied Health 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 enrolled in any of our Allied Health Associate Degree Programs who are accepted into our Practical Nursing Program.

Requirements
Candidates for the Allied Health Scholarship must:

  • Complete at least three contiguous terms (32 credits) of any of our Allied Health Associate Degree Programs with a 3.5 cum GPA.
  • Pass the TEAS test prior to the completion of the third term of the Allied Health Associate Degree Program.
  • Complete all requirements for acceptance into Practical Nursing program prior to the completion of the third term of the Allied Health Associate Degree Program.
  • Complete Financial Aid for the clinical portion of the Practical Nursing during the third term of the Allied Health Associate Degree Program.
Award
An Allied Health 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 an Allied Health Scholarship.


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