Preferred College Partners provide grants for room and board to Promise-eligible students who are accepted to the institution. The schools will also provide targeted transition and academic support services to ensure student retention and success. Our thanks to these Preferred College Partners, who share The Pittsburgh Promise’s commitment to helping make post-secondary education more accessible and affordable.
The schools listed above are those intended to extend benefits to Promise Scholars who enter as freshmen in fall 2020. This list will continue to be updated through the summer of 2019.
A number of the college partners of The Pittsburgh Promise extend their support of Promise scholarship recipients to graduate school offerings. Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz School), Duquesne University, and Point Park University offer tuition discounts of 30% for certain graduate school programs at the schools. La Roche University and Chatham University are offering scholarships equal to 20% of tuition per semester (program exclusions apply). Click here for more details on graduate program offerings and exclusions from each school.
Students who apply for the graduate school support will need a letter verifying their Promise status. Instructions for obtaining that letter are below: