Merit Scholarship Terms and Conditions

    • All Pitt Bradford at entry scholarships and awards are awarded for up to a maximum of four years of full-time study (fall and spring terms only), with the exception of the CHS/Bridges award, which is only awarded for two years. These scholarships are not applicable for students extending to five years or beyond, nor are they provided to students for study during the summer sessions.  In addition, they can be used at Pitt-Bradford only, and do not transfer to other Pitt campuses

    • Students must maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.25 to retain all Pitt Bradford at entry scholarships and awards  (calculated at the end of spring term only).  If the Panther Scholarship requires a student to live on campus, on-campus housing status must also be maintained.

    • Special at-entry merit award limitations apply to some students as follows: For example, if a person receives a Panther Scholarship for Out-of-State students and is receiving a University of Pittsburgh employee dependent scholarship, a UPMC employee dependent scholarship (old plan), out-of-state tuition benefits under the Tuition Exchange Program, a U.S. Army ROTC Scholarship, or full tuition benefits as a veteran, the Panther Scholarship will be less than the amount stated in the award letter, and the student will be coded for scholarship purposes as if they were a PA state resident; likewise, the Dean’s Award will not be applied. This applies to all Pitt-Bradford at entry scholarship and awards.  Please check with the Pitt-Bradford Financial Aid Office for details. For all students, under no circumstances will University monies be refunded if a person is awarded more than the invoiced charges.

    • Students can take a maximum of $2,000 Panther Scholarship or Go Beyond NY State Award on one Study Abroad experience. This only applies to study abroad programs taken during the academic year.  No other Pitt Bradford at entry scholarships or awards are eligible for study abroad experiences.  

    • Special conditions apply to students enrolling in the Radiological Science program.  All Pitt Bradford at entry scholarships and awards are valid only during those years the student is paying University of Pittsburgh full-time tuition.  It is not valid in those years when a student is paying tuition to the Bradford Regional Medical Center (BRMC) or any other non-Pitt entity.

    • These at-entry merit awards are for the 2016-2017 academic year only. The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford reserves the right to change these award levels at its discretion. Students are coded for their awards based upon in-state/out-of-state residency and on-campus/commuter status prior to the first day of class.  If a student’s status changes, the student must notify the Admissions Office prior to the first day of class of he first term of enrollment.   A student will not be recoded after the first day of enrollment.

    • Grade Point Averages are calculated on a 4.0=A scale, and are not rounded off.