In the spirit of generousity that characterized her life, Vira I. Heinz provided in her will for the establishment of a charitable foundation which provides for this scholarship. The Vira I. Heinz Scholarship for Women in Global Leadership enables select women at each of the participating universities and colleges throughout Pennsylvania to spend a period of time abroad during the summer.
Three Vira I. Heinz Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to sophomore and effective 2011, to junior-level, Pitt-Johnstown women who have earned a QPA of at least 3.0, have never traveled abroad and will return to the University of Pittsburgh for the full 2011-2012 academic year. Each scholarship has the value of at least $5,000 with an addtional $500 awarded to students who study in non-traditional locations (see website for detailed information.) The scholarship is provided by the Heinz Endowments with the goal to "prepare women leaders for tomorrow's global challenges."
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To learn more about theVira I. Heinz Scholarship, please contact Mrs. Judy Freedman, Program CoordinatorG-04 Student Union(814) firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATIONS can be downloaded from this website or obtained at the International Services Office in G-04 Student Union. Applications will be accepted until 4 p.m., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2011. Winners will be notified and an announcement made in late November.
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S2012 Scholarship Awardees!
Kristen Chislow - Nursing - To study in Berlin, GermanyCarrie Law - Communications/Theature - To study in Prague, Czech Republic