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Need-Based Scholarships

A scholarship of as little as $5,000 changes the narrative for a student who faces a financial need barrier. Make a Pitt education a reality for a deserving student »


Undergraduate Research

Our goal is to offer a research opportunity to every undergraduate who wants one. Make this experience part of a Pitt student’s college career »

Fellowships and Graduate Support

Fellowships exponentially increases students’ chances of completing their research and obtaining their degree. Help advance knowledge and achieve dreams »

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Faculty Chairs and Professorships

Faculty scholarship is key to Pitt’s excellence. Endowed chairs enable us to lead among peer institutions in every important measure. Your gift will retain and attract leading scholars »


Meet The Big DIG Co-Chairs

Keith Schaefer (A&S '71) and Leo Wegemer (A&S '73) are enthusiastically leading this transformative initiative. Learn more about their experiences »

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Ways to Give

There is a variety of ways to make a gift to The Big Dig including cash, IRA transfers, and appreciated assets. Learn about the advantages of each type of gift »