Panthers Forward

Leveraging the power of the Pitt community to reduce student debt and support student success


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Launched in fall 2018, Panthers Forward is a University of Pittsburgh initiative designed to support student success and reduce the burden of student debt. Applications for the second year of the program are now closed.

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From Chancellor Patrick Gallagher

"Panthers Forward is an exciting new model for financing higher education. It embraces a pay-it-forward philosophy and the power of community to propel Pitt students toward even greater financial freedom and lifelong success."

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Learn more about Panthers Forward.

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Looking to give back and do good? There are plenty of ways to get involved, including mentoring, networking and pay-it-forward opportunities.

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Pitt faculty and staff members are our biggest advocates! Learn how you can help us spread the word about this exciting new program.

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Questions? We've got answers!