Scholarship Fund

Clean Slate E3 Scholarship Program

Program Information:
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) is committed to improving the lives of its residents through education. To this end, we have created a youth scholarship program administered through the Authority’s non-profit foundation Clean Slate E3. Students are eligible to receive scholarship installments, in the amount of up $4,000 per year (with the possibility for a partial match provided from NEED) for a period of up to four years.

How to Contribute to Clean Slate E3:
To learn more about future HACP fundraising activities, or to contribute to Clean Slate E3, please contact the HACP Community Affairs Department at 412-456-5058

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Program Requirements: 
Clean Slate E3 is currently offering annual scholarships to qualified public housing residents. The program is limited to residents of Low-Income Public Housing or residents of Section 8/ Housing Choice Voucher Program. Additional requirements of the Clean Slate E3 Scholarship Program include:

  • A cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 for graduating high school seniors; and a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 for college students applying for annual scholarship renewal.
  • Proof of full-time enrollment status in an accredited college, university, community college or an accredited trade or technical; and, for first-time applicants, a formal letter of acceptance.
  • Applicants are required to provide copies of a variety of documents, including a complete high school transcript, and the letter of acceptance. Returning applicants must provide their most recent transcript and their schedule for the upcoming year of school.



Please Note:
The official registration and financial information of Clean Slate E3, Inc., may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999 Registration does not imply endorsement.

Clean Slate E3 relies upon the support of direct contributions from HACP employees, community-minded organizations and business to provide financial support for the Clean Slate E3 program. Donations are accepted throughout the year.

412-456-5058 or Email

Resources and Scholarship Opportunities

If you are interested in the annual scholarship provided to public housing residents through the Pennsylvania Association of Housing & Redevelopment Agencies (PAHRA) – please email Barbara Coffee.