Fall 2023 University of Pittsburgh Chancellor's Scholarship (US Based)

Scholarship Awarding University:
University of Pittsburgh

Type of degree:

Scholarship Deadline:
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 1st of December, 2022.

Scholarship Summary:
The Chancellor’s Scholarship is one of the University of Pittsburgh’s most prestigious awards. Awarded to incoming domestic first-year students admitted to Frederick Honors College, Chancellor’s Scholars receive the individualized attention of an academically demanding small college along with the scholarly advantages of a major research university.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, an applicant;
Candidates must meet the December 1 Frederick Honors College application deadline and be admitted into Frederick Honors College
Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
Must be an incoming first-year student
Must maintain full-time enrollment at the Pittsburgh campus
Average academic requirements: {1450-1500 SAT and/or 32-33 ACT with an ‘A’ (or 3.80 unweighted) GPA}

Value of Scholarship:
The Chancellor’s Scholarship is a four year undergraduate award covering:
Full tuition
Mandatory fees
Average room and board plan
Guaranteed Frederick Honors College housing

Scholarship Application Guide:
To apply;

i. Incoming freshmen are to apply to Frederick Honors College during their regular University of Pittsburgh application process

ii. Approximately 50 students admitted to Frederick Honors College will be invited to an on-campus interview with the Chancellor’s Scholarship Selection Committee consisting of the Frederick Honors College dean, director of advising, and academic advisors.

iii. Selections for interviews are competitively based on a candidate’s high school academic record (submitted as part of the application for admission), results of the SAT/ACT (if applicable), and quality of the required Frederick Honors College application essay questions. In addition, the Selection Committee will also seek an interview pool fairly representing the incoming class as demonstrated by academic schools/majors and demographics, including residency, gender, ethnic diversity, etc.

iv. Interview notifications will be sent in early-February and interviews will take place throughout the month of March. Only those candidates invited to the on-campus interviews will be notified. Those participants in the Chancellor’s Scholarship interview process are notified of their final status no later than mid-April. Each year, approximately 15 members of the incoming class are recipients of this competitive scholarship.

Scholarship Website:
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Pittsburgh Freshman Scholarship Page.