Inaugural Class of Stamps Scholars at Pitt

Issue Date: 
May 11, 2015

Pitt is among a choice group of universities nationwide selected by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation to offer scholarships to exceptionally motivated and talented students as a means to pursue their long-term goals. 

Pitt’s Stamps Scholars: from left, Amanda Sauter, Elizabeth Bina, Max Kneis, and Zachary Fulker (Photo by Emily O'Donnell)

The inaugural group of Pitt’s four freshman Stamps Leadership Scholars gathered for an April 22 luncheon with members of the foundation. The Stamps scholarships at Pitt cover full tuition, room, and board for four years of study and also include a one-time $17,400 stipend for educational activities, such as studying abroad or conducting research. The luncheon, held in the William Pitt Union, was sponsored by Pitt’s Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Amanda Sauter is pursuing a dual degree in finance from the College of Business Administration and actuarial math from the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences. Elizabeth Bina is majoring in biological sciences with a chemistry minor. Max Kneis is studying finance and accounting in the College of Business Administration, and Zachary Fulker is double majoring in math and economics in the Dietrich School.