Walt D’Alessio has committed more than 46 years to PIDC as its chief executive and Chairman. He embodies the core principles of the PIDC partnership—dedication, integrity, and an unwavering commitment to supporting growth throughout Philadelphia. As part of PIDC’s 60th Anniversary in 2018, and in recognition of Walt’s decades of commitment and leadership at PIDC; his many years of service to Philadelphia’s business, civic and governmental communities; and his support for people across the profession, we launched the PIDC-D’Alessio Scholarship Fund to support graduate students at Philadelphia schools seeking to pursue a career in urban development and finance.
In 2023, up to two (2) scholarships of up to $2,500 each will be awarded. Scholarship recipients will also be offered a paid PIDC fall internship in 2023. To be eligible, you must be:
1. Pursuing a graduate degree
2. A student at a Philadelphia college or university; or a Philadelphia resident at a college or university studying outside the Philadelphia area
3. Pursuing one of the following areas of study:
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March 31, 2023
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PLEASE NOTE: Official transcripts are not required; you may upload unofficial transcripts. Your full name must be visible on all documentation provided. Your transcript should be a full transcript, showing all grades, not just a grade report.
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