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What We Do
NEED's vision is to unlock the power of education by helping youth meet their highest potential and enhance their quality of life, thereby strengthening the Pittsburgh regional economy
52nd NEED Annual Scholarship Dinner
Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Learn about The NEED HBCU Tour!
Services For Students
As a college access program designed to unlock the power of education from the barriers that young underserved students face on their path to higher education, NEED offers the following:
NEED announces Line-By-Line FAFSA Nights
- Last Dollar Grants
- (To apply, Click here to complete UnmetNeed Application)
- The African American Male Mentoring Initiative (AAMMI)
- View Job Postings
- Access to College and Career Education Program (ACE)
Scholarship Contest From Edgar Snyder & Associates
Partner with NEED
Are you a corporation, nonprofit organization, or NEED alumnus? NEED provides numerous partnership methods, including our individual scholarships, adopt-a-student programs, and more...
Susan B. McGee, Sabika Jewelry Consultant is partnering with NEED to support The Calvin A. Hornsby Scholarship Fund
- Fund Scholarships
- More »
Garfield Jubilee Youthbuild Americorps is looking for young adults ages 18-24, who need to earn a GED, want to learn construction skills, and want to give back to the community through service.
NEED provides career and college access services which empower youth from the Pittsburgh region to aspire to, learn about, prepare for, and complete higher education.
Since our founding in 1963, NEED has supported over 20,000 deserving young people by providing nearly $24.5 million in Scholarships.
PUM One on One with Marcia M. Sturdivant, Ph.D. President and Chief Executive Officer of NEED
Helping Youth Excel Academically, Bridging the Achievement Gap, Building Strong Families…