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Applications open for multiple Pittsburgh Penguins scholarships

PITTSBURGH — Applications are now open for multiple scholarship opportunities through the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Ten local high school graduates will receive the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation Scholarship.

Students must attend either a Pittsburgh Public School or an Allegheny County high school that gives aid to students for reduced-cost or free lunch programs.

Each scholarship is $3,000 for the student’s first year of college and an additional $2,000 will be given for the second year if they maintain a 3.0 GPA and earn a minimum of 24 credit hours.

Students can also apply for the $5,000 Bob Johnson Memorial Scholarship, given to student-athletes for excelling in athletics and academics.

The Penguins Alumni Scholarship is another option, also awarded to local student-athletes.

Interested applicants can apply here.

Pittsburgh Public Schools students can apply for the Penguins PPS All-Stars NEED scholarship. Click here for more details.

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