Staff Council Endowed Book Fund Award

Established in 2001 and made possible through the generous donations of our University staff members, these awards are used toward the purchase of books or supplies for qualified undergraduate students enrolled at any of the University of Pittsburgh campuses and whose parent or guardian is a dedicated staff member. Awards are granted each academic year and presented at the Chancellor’s Staff Recognition Ceremony. Staff Council Plans to award two scholarships of $500 each, to two outstanding students.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • a non-freshman enrolled as an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh
  • in good standing with at least a 2.0 grade point average
  • have a parent/guardian who is a regular full-time or regular part-time staff member at the University of Pittsburgh

The following requirements should be completed before uploading each document into the electronic Staff Council Book Fund Application:

  • Unofficial Transcript
  • Resume

Complete Student Conduct Clearance Form It will ask for a supervisor's name in the application. Please enter "STAFF COUNCIL COMMITTEE CHAIRS" for the supervisor's name and for the email address.

Statement of Interest (750 words maximum) on why you have applied for the scholarship that includes:

  • Work experience
  • Volunteerism / Community Activities
  • University Involvement / Student Activities
  • Career Aspirations

Apply through Pitt Funds Me:

You will be prompted to log in.

Search for Staff Council Book Award-if you are not directed to the scholarship.

Important Dates:

  • The application deadline is 5:00 PM EST on Sunday, March 12, 2023

Instructions for getting an Unofficial Transcript:

Instructions for conduct clearance form: Please connect to the link above. 

Have additional questions? Contact the Staff Council Office at 412-624-4236 or at for more information.  We look forward to honoring the children of University of Pittsburgh staff.

                                                          2022 Winners

  • Hanna Alamo-Junior at Pitt Main Campus-Majoring in Emergency Medicine. 
  • Natalie Mittereder-Junior at Pitt Main Campus Majoring in Spanish and Business
  • Belqis Rahim-Junior at Pitt Main-Majoring in Economics. 

The UTIMES spotlights Staff Council Book Fund Winners!