About Pitt2Pitt

The Pitt2Pitt Scholarship helps University of Pittsburgh graduating seniors and alumni to complete a Pitt master's degree or certificate program. To qualify for a Pitt2Pitt Scholarship, you need to be a graduating University of Pittsburgh senior or alumni as described in the program-specific requirements, apply to the program, and be admitted to the participating school.

Programs involved in the Pitt2Pitt Scholarship are designed to help you accelerate your career success and become a dynamic leader in your field. The University of Pittsburgh is proud to provide funding support and the highest possible return on your investment.

The Pitt2Pitt Scholarship currently supports schools and certificates in data science, management, public health, engineering, health sciences, education, and many other fields. Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2023 term. Most schools providing a Pitt2Pitt Scholarship have waived the application fee for graduating University of Pittsburgh seniors and alumni.

Space in the programs and availability of a Pitt2Pitt Scholarship in some of the schools may be limited, and we encourage you to apply as early as possible. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the participating Pitt2Pitt graduate program of interest through the listed program contact.

Pitt2Pitt Funding FAQs

How much funding can I expect to receive with Pitt2Pitt?

All Pitt undergraduate students and alumni receive a $5,000-$7,500 tuition scholarship per year if they enroll as full-time students (9 credits or more per term) in a participating graduate or professional program. 

  • Funds will be disbursed as $2,500/term scholarship (2 terms = $5,000, 3 terms = $7,500).
  • The amount applies to both in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Please check with the program for term limitations. 

Part-time students (minimum 4.5 credits) receive $1,250/term scholarship. 

  • Funds will be disbursed as $1,250/term scholarship (2 terms = $2,500, 3 terms = $3,750).
  • The amount applies to both in-state and out-of-state students.
  • Please check with the program for term limitations. 

Pitt2Pitt provides non-refundable funds toward tuition. Therefore, if additional Pitt funds are awarded to the recipient and the cumulative funds would generate a refund, the Pitt2Pitt Scholarship will be reduced or canceled to ensure there is no refund from that support.

The new Pitt2Pitt Scholarship guidelines above will be effective Fall 2023. 

How do I apply for a Pitt2Pitt Scholarship?

There is no central Pitt2Pitt funding application for all programs. The tables organized by interest area provide an overview of each school’s offerings. Please visit the school's website using the links provided for complete details, including admission requirements, application processes, alumni eligibility, and details of the program formats.

May I apply to more than one Pitt2Pitt program?

Yes, you can apply to more than one program. If you are unsure of which program is the best for you and would like to learn more about the options, please Pitt’s Degree Finder

Note: The list of Pitt2Pitt programs is not noted in Pitt’s Degree Finder. They are listed here in the tables organized by interest area.

How can I attend classes?

Programs are available online, in-person, hybrid, full-time, and flexible part-time formats and some dual/joint options depending on the program or certificate. Please view the program details.

What programs offering the Pitt2Pitt Scholarship are available online?

The following programs are available online:

I am a Pitt employee; do I qualify for the Pitt2Pitt Scholarship?

Pitt employees receive excellent education benefits and are not eligible to receive a Pitt2Pitt Scholarship.

I have questions about the Pitt2Pitt Scholarship.

Please email graduate@pitt.edu if you have any general questions.