February 22, 2018
By Kyla Piper
Shippensburg University has been named the newest member of the Pittsburgh Promise Preferred College Partner Program. This scholarship program for Pittsburgh Public School students provides grants for room, board, or books to those eligible students.
The students may earn a $2,000 housing award which can be renewable up to four years if living on campus.
Pittsburgh contains the largest promise program in the United States and since 2008 has provided over $111 million in scholarships. Shippensburg University is the newest of 22 partners.
For more information on the Pittsburgh Promise, visit pittsburghpromise.org.