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Chatham 150



When Pennsylvania Female College opened its doors in 1869, it provided a transformative education for the women who crossed its threshold. 150 years later, college graduates earn an average 39% more than those without degrees, qualifying for fulfilling careers that would be otherwise impossible.[1] And as our 14,000+ living alumni will attest, a Chatham liberal arts education serves its recipients for life.

For the majority of Chatham students, however, a college education would be unattainable without the support of scholarships. With nearly 100% of Chatham students receiving scholarship aid, there is no better investment in Chatham’s future than a scholarship.

In celebration of Chatham’s 150th anniversary and in recognition of the life-changing impact of scholarships, the Board of Trustees has identified scholarship fundraising as its primary goal. By increasing the number of scholarships available, we will impact not only today’s students, but provide longstanding support for future generations. Your gift to support scholarships, no matter the amount, will help ensure a Chatham education is accessible to all deserving students.

For information on creating an endowed scholarship, visit our webpage or call (412) 365-2731.

Why make a gift?

“Chatham was the perfect fit for me. Thanks to scholarships, I was able to continue my education without the financial stress of previous semesters.”

-Iman Morgan ’18, Biology


“At Chatham, I know that I will get the hands-on and personalized education that I need to be successful in every aspect of my career.”

-Carlee Domke '21, Psychology

Ways to make your gift


Make your gift online through our secure online giving site.



Send your contribution to our Advancement address:

Chatham University
University Advancement
Beatty House
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232



Call our toll-free gift line at 1-855-692-4284.


Marketable Securities

Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds and mutual fund shares may generate favorable tax benefits for the donor. To transfer securities, please instruct your broker/agent to send a letter to Chatham confirming the transfer. This letter should indicate your name, address, security description, quantity, purpose or designation of gift.

Transfer securities to:

Janney Montgomery Scott
DTC #0374
Account #2014-7404
FBO Chatham University
Attention: Cindy Pastin (412) 562-7935


Contact the Annual Giving Office at (412) 365-1262 or if you have questions about making a gift.