Financial and Living Assistance
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a form filled out by current and future college students each year to receive a information about your access to U.S. state and federal student loans and grants.
Provides help applying for SNAP (food stamps) and other welfare programs, as well as information about access and discounts for fresh and healthy food throughout the city.
NEED is a local Pittsburgh organization that provides many scholarships and educational grants with a specific focus on minorities.
PA STATE GRANT PROGRAM
OTHER PA SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS
Training and Education
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY (CCAC)
Admissions | Program Offerings | Financial Aid
Community college is a very smart and flexible option for getting an education at a reasonable price, be it a two- or four-year degree and further, a professional certification, or just exploring an interest. They have several campuses in Allegheny county, as well as online courses.
BIDWELL TRAINING CENTER
Admissions | Program Offerings
BTC offers majors created through strong partnerships with leading Pittsburgh corporations, agencies and organizations. Several of these majors include externships with area companies, enabling you to gain practical on-the-job experience plus valuable professional contacts and references.
Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a career and in life.