The PIA Memorial Scholarships are funded by private donors and annual funding raising events. There are five (5) Memorial Fund Scholarship awards available for the 2021 calendar year in the amount of $2,000.00 each.
Please review the application here.
Submitting your application:
Applications must be received by December 3, 2021.
Return applications to:
Campus Director or Dean of Academic Affairs.
Eligibility: Full-time students enrolled in their second term of study or later in an Associate in Specialized Technology degree program or Aviation Maintenance program at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics or one of its branch campuses.
Evaluation of Applications: Only applications received by the deadline will be considered. Eligible applications are evaluated by the Scholarship Selection Committee on the basis of academic and attendance record, completeness and presentation of the application, level of involvement in school/work/extracurricular activities, and overall quality of the short essays. An appropriate number of scholarship finalists will be chosen by the Scholarship Selection Committee, based on the results of the Application Evaluation process, and the number of awards available.
Finalist Interviews: Finalists will receive notification of their status, and will be required to appear for an interview with members of the Scholarship Selection Committee. Branch campus interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams. Finalists may be evaluated on the basis of financial need, educational need, and overall quality of responses provided during the Interview. Scholarship recipients will receive notification of their award, including the amount to be distributed.
Distribution of Scholarship Awards: Scholarship recipients should contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss distribution of their awards.