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 will extend program benefits to Promise Scholars who enter as Freshmen in fall 2019.
Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, and Point Park University—founding college partners of The Pittsburgh Promise— are extending their support of Promise scholarship recipients to graduate school offerings. Each institution is offering tuition discounts of 30% for various graduate school programs. Please check with the schools for details on the awards. Students who apply for the graduate school support will need a letter verifying their Promise status. Instructions for obtaining that letter are below: