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Resources for Youth

Greg Jones Scholarship 

For students from Glen Hazel / Hazelwood / Glenwood sections of Pittsburgh

 Eligibility Criteria

  • Student must currently live in the 15207 Zip code, or have parents/grandparents that previously lived in the 15207 Zip code
  • ·Have a minimum 2.25 overall GPA
  • If a recent high school graduate, student must have a minimum of 2.75 GPA in junior and senior years
  • Provide at least two references, with at least one reference from a current or former high school teacher; can have one reference from a community leader
  • Preference will be given to low-income students (determined by EFC number on SAR form)
  • Attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in pursuit of an Associates or Bachelor’s degree or technical professional degree

 Deadline: May 31, 2023 – Apply online at:

Learn and Earn

Summer Youth Employment Program – provides Allegheny County youth the opportunity to:

  • Earn over $1,300
  • Build job skills
  • Develop professional networks Explore career pathways

APPLICANTS must be between the ages of 14 – 21, live in Allegheny County, authorized to work in the U.S.,

and meet program income requirements. Remote options are available. In-person participants will be given bus passes. Apply online: WWW.JOBS4SUMMER.ORG

IAW Summer Welding Bootcamp – Teens 14-17 can join Hazelwood Industrial Arts Workshop to gain an appreciation for metal art and a new career. Apply HERE.

LGBTQIA+ Resources for Youth

From Hugh Lane Wellness Foundation:

AFFIRMing Art – Explore ways to cope with stress and improve your mental health with/through arts and crafts. New art project each week. Wednesdays in June 5-6:30pm in East Liberty

Teen Mental Health First Aid – Learn how you can help a friend in need during a mental health crisis. Youth 15-18 who complete all three sessions are eligible for a stipend.

Kick off to Pride – Join us for a pre pride celebration with crafts, food and friends! We will have supplies for making Pride March posters, stickers, and more.

Ice Cream and AFFIRMing Community – Building community and wellbeing through exploring our local community with ice cream at each session (requires walking, June 7,8,14, & 15 2:30-3:30 in East Liberty