Federal Pell Grant – need-based award from the federal government for both full time and part time undergraduate students.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) – need-based award from the federal government for both full time and part time undergraduate students.

State Grant – need based award from the state of the student’s legal residence.  Not all states offer grant programs. 

American Board Scholarship– need and merit-based gift awarded by the American Board of Funeral Service Education.  Selections are made by the Scholarship Committee of the American Board of Funeral Service Education.  For more information please visit the website atwww.abfse.org.

Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science Scholarship– need and merit-based gift awarded by Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.  These selections are made by the Scholarship Committee of the American Board of Funeral Service Education but funded by Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science.  The application procedure is facilitated through the American Board of Funeral Service Education.  For more information please visit the website at www.abfse.org.

PIMS Institutional Grant– based on a final high school GPA of 2.40 for a 1st year award in the amount of $200.  If the same student earns a 2.80 at the end of their first trimester at PIMS, they are awarded a 2nd year grant in the amount of $300.  After the completion on their 2nd trimester, the student would need to receive a final GPA of 3.10 to qualify for the final term grant of $500.  The student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and must have an EFC (estimated family contribution) from $0.00 – $500.00.

Additional scholarships may be awarded from other sources.