University of Pittsburgh

Endowment Scholarship Worksheet

This serves as an application for various endowment funds available through the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  This form will be submitted electronically to the School of Law Financial Aid Office.

Please submit complete worksheet, and attach a resume and 1-page essay detailing your qualifications for the scholarship(s).  Please submit one essay regardless of the number of scholarships you select.  If you are applying for any scholarship that is based on financial need, please be sure to have a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with the University of Pittsburgh.  You can complete the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov with Pitt's School Code, 008815.

Please submit all application materials by the deadline of April 1st.

Please check the scholarship(s) for which you are applying:

This endowment is available to students who exhibit a commitment to pursue the field of intellectual property as evidenced by (a) an express statement of an intent to specialize in intellectual property and having taken at least one intellectual course at the School of Law and/or (b) participation in an intellectual property pursuit in law school, such as an intellectual property moot court competition, an intellectual property paper or other pursuit deemed as ample evidence of a genuine interest in intellectual property.
The purpose of this scholarship is to support financial aid for a student with an interest in torts. The recipient should demonstrate excellence in the field of torts. Consideration will be given to a student who has evidenced an interest in preserving the rights of individuals who have been injured as the result of the negligent or other improper conduct of others.
The purpose of this endowment shall be to provide scholarship support to financially needy student who have demonstrated strong academic performance in prior studies and who have made a commitment to utilize their law degree working in the public sector.
This endowment is available to second year law students with possible renewal for the third year provided that an application is submitted in the third year. The recipient will be a resident of Pennsylvania and demonstrate financial need and high moral and scholastic achievement.
This endowment is available to a needy student with a surname of Murphy.
This scholarship is available to two- third year students. The recipients are to be selected based on financial need and academic merit.
This endowment is available to a second or third year student who demonstrates financial need.
This endowment is available to a student from Southwestern Pennsylvania. Award recipients are to be entering their second year of study and will be selected based on outstanding academic performance in their first year of study and financial need. The award may be renewed for a recipient’s third year of study if the selection criteria are maintained.
This endowment is available to students interested in pursuing a career in public interest law.
This scholarship is available to second and third year students that have successfully completed their first year of law school at the University of Pittsburgh. The recipient will demonstrate high academic achievement as exemplified by their cumulative grade point average. Candidates must also demonstrate personal responsibility, as well as commitment to the School of Law.
This scholarship is available to second and third year students. The recipients will be selected based on academic merit and financial need.
This fund will provide a need-based award to a second or third year law student who demonstrates an interest in both real estate and bankruptcy law. If, in a specific year, no law student demonstrates an interest in both areas of law, than an interest in one of the above mentioned areas of law is sufficient for purposes of this award.
This scholarship is available to second and third year students. The recipients will be selected based on academic merit and financial need.
This scholarship is available a third year student who is a Pittsburgh native and a member of the Law Review at the University’s School of Law. The recipients will be selected based on academic merit and financial need.
This scholarship is available to a third year student who has proven a high level of academic achievement and commitment to public service. The student must have maintained a 3.5 GPA during the first two years of law school. The recipients will be selected based on academic merit.
Personal Information
For tuition billing purposes, are you a (choose one):
Please indicate all that you are enrolled:
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Please indicate your current educational loan debt that you have already incurred from undergraduate, graduate and law school loans.  You can pull a summary of your federal educational loan debt from www.nslds.ed.gov.  If you have educational debt from a private lender, you can find that information directly from the lender.

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