This scholarship was established in 1981 by Robert B. Pease, a long time friend of Bernard H. Jones and supporter of Urban Youth Action and POISE Foundation.  Income from this fund is to be used for scholarship aid, preferably in the field of Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria

The recipient must reside in Allegheny County and attend a two year or four year university.  Preference is given to African American students and those studying in the field of Engineering. Residents of Allegheny County can attend schools outside of the area.

Scholarship Amount

POISE grants one Robert B. Pease scholarship annually, approximately $1,000.


The application will open on Monday, March 18, 2019 and close on Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

How to Apply

To apply, click on the link below and select the Robert B. Pease Scholarship Fund Application.