Since 1988, the Pearl and Ivy Educational Foundation has awarded scholarships to graduating high school students and continuing college students in the District of Columbia. Scholarships are awarded to students who have demonstrated academic excellence or have a strong desire to continue their college education in the midst of financial challenges. Scholarship funds are raised through PIEF fundraisers and contributions from our donors.
Students interested in applying for a PIEF scholarship must meet the following criteria:
- Be a DC resident
- Be a DC public or charter school student
- Be a graduating college-bound senior
- Have a GPA of 2.5 and above
- Have potential for continued success
We are now accepting applications for our 2021 scholarships, click here to download the scholarship guidelines and 2021 application. Applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, March 17, 2021. If you have questions about the application process, please contact Scholarship Committee Chairman Donna Taylor at: 2021PIEFawards@gmail.com.