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Financial Aid

Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
University of Pittsburgh
139 University Place, Thackeray Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Monday- Friday)
Phone: 412-624-7488

Providing your social security number to the University of Pittsburgh in your application for admission is optional. Some SHRS graduate applications do not ask prospective students for their SSN. However, please be advised that you must provide your SSN to the University of Pittsburgh if you are completing the FAFSA or expecting a 1098-T to submit to the IRS for tuition-related expenses. Please click here for information on how to provide your SSN to the University of Pittsburgh if your application does not give you the option to include it with submission.

Student Employment 

Student employment opportunities are available to students not eligible for Federal Work Study. 

International students are also eligible to work on campus. Please find additional information on the Office of International Services (OIS) website.

SHRS Financial Information

Matriculated SHRS students at the graduate and undergraduate level have the opportunity to apply for the following scholarships and financial award opportunities. Some awards are offered through the University, others are schoolwide and some are program-specific. 

Other Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Opportunities

Pitt Alumni Association Scholarships
The Pitt Alumni Association manages multiple scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for.

Honors College Scholarships 
The University Honors College advises undergraduates, seniors, and alumni who are interested in pursuing national and international awards. These opportunities both recognize past accomplishments and give students enriching educational experiences beyond the classroom. The UHC provides guidance and support on scholarship, fellowship, and grant competitions.

Army ROTC Scholarships
Whether you're a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on a student's merit and grades, not financial need.

Tylenol Scholarship   
The makers of Tylenol will award $250,000 in scholarships to students pursuing careers in healthcare. Tylenol believes investing in America’s next generation of healthcare providers is every bit as crucial as researching and developing more effective medicines. Scholarship ranging from $5,000 - $10,000 will be awarded to 40 outstanding students based on leadership qualities and academic performance.


PittFund$Me connects you with real, relevant scholarships. Current Pitt students can access PittFund$Me by following this process:

  1. Login to your MyPitt account and search for PittFund$Me. Select the icon and you will be directed to your Student Dashboard.
  2. Once in the system, you will be asked a series of basic questions that will match you to scholarship opportunities from the University of Pittsburgh and outside organizations (all external scholarships have been fully vetted for legitimacy so that you can apply confidently).
  3. The more questions you answer, the more scholarships you can be matched to (you will only see Pitt scholarships when they are open and if they require an application).
  4. For matched scholarships, click the Apply button to be navigated to the external organization’s website where you can submit your application.

You’ll be able to manage all of your applications in your personalized dashboard, and Pitt will post alerts for new scholarships that might be interesting to you.

Learn more here.

Search for a Scholarship

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