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Endowed Scholarships - Q, R

Our Spiritan founders insisted that the transformative benefits of a Duquesne education be available to all worthy students, regardless of ability to pay. Endowed scholarships provide perpetual funding that keeps this promise alive—now and forever.

Click on the alphabetical listings below to view Duquesne University's current endowed scholarship funds.

Scholarship Name Beginning With:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M Mc N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Elizabeth Qualters Women in Science Term Scholarship
Established by Irene M. Qualters, this scholarship benefits female students enrolled in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences who meet the need and merit requirements.  Preference for underrepresented minority students.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

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James Louis Radakovich Endowed Scholarship
Created by many generous donors, in memory of James Louis Radakovich, this fund benefits students enrolled in the A.J. Palumbo School of Business who are majoring in Accounting or MIS and meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the A. J. Palumbo School of Business Administration

J.W. and Ruth Lewis Rahde Memorial Scholarship
Established by the J.W. Rahde Foundation, in memory of J.W. and Ruth Lewis Rahde, this scholarship benefits students who meet the need, leadership, character, and potential civic contributions requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Milton E. Raiford Endowed Scholarship
Created by Mr. and Mrs. Milton E. Raiford, this fund benefits day or evening program minority student enrolled in the School of Law.
Administrator: Dean of the School of Law

Ransil-Kennedy Endowed Scholarship
Established by Bernard J. Ransil, S'51, this fund benefits students who meet the need and merit requirements, with a preference for undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry, Philosophy, Theology and/or Pre-Law.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Susan M. Regan A'76 Endowed Scholarship
Created by Paul B. Barringer II in memory of Susan M. Regan, this fund benefits undergraduate Journalism and Multimedia Arts students, with a preference for those who have demonstrated a commitment to or will continue promoting the use of lumber and/or other green/sustainable resources.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Paul B. Reinhold Endowed Scholarship
Created by the estate of Claire D. Reinhold, and benefits students enrolled in the Mary Pappert School of Music.
Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music in consultation with the Director of Financial Aid

Dr. Gene Riley Endowed Scholarship
Established by Peter Klein, P'88, in memory of Professor Gene Riley, this scholarship benefits students in the professional phase in the Mylan School of Pharmacy who display proficiency in counseling patients in retail pharmacy.
Administrator: Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy

Celine M. Ritman Business Scholarship
Established by the estate of Celine M. Ritman, this scholarship benefits students majoring in Business who meet the need requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Leona Robinson Memorial Scholarship
Created by Alex E. Robinson in memory of Leona Robinson, this fund benefits students enrolled in the School of Law who meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the School of Law

Reginald P. Robosson Law Scholarship for a Woman's 1st Year Academic Achievement
Established by Gwendolyn M. Robosson, Esq., this fund benefits female full-time day students enrolled in the School of Law who have completed their first year of study and meet the merit requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the School of Law

Louis V. Rocereto Scholarship
Established by many generous donors in memory of Louis V. Rocereto, this fund benefits woodwind major students enrolled in the Mary Pappert School of Music and is awarded based on merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid in consultation with the Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music

Lawrence A. Roche Memorial Scholarship
Established by the estate of Lawrence A. Roche, and contributed to by family, friends, co-workers and alumni in memory of Professor Roche, this fund benefits junior students enrolled in the School of Education and is awarded based on merit requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the School of Education

Marie B. Roche Endowed Scholarship
Created by John "Jack" Roche in memory of his wife, this scholarship is awarded based on need requirements.

Jane M. Rogers Endowed Liberal Arts Scholarship
Created by Joseph L. Rogers, A'68, GA'75, in memory of his mother, Jane M. Rogers, in gratitude for the support of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit and in recognition of his mother's lifelong support of education, this scholarship benefits students enrolled in the McAnulty College of Liberal arts who meet the need and/or merit requirements. Preference given to students enrolled in the pre-law program at McAnulty College and to single mothers.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

John S. Rokisky Endowed Scholarship
Created by Mr. and Mrs. William R. Henwood, and contributed to by family and friends, in honor of John Rokisky, this fund benefits students enrolled in the professional phase in the Mylan School of Pharmacy and is awarded based on need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy

Jock J. Rosenberg Endowed Scholarship
Created by Mildred Rosenberg, in memory of her husband, Jock J. Rosenberg, Class of 1928, this fund benefits professional phase students enrolled in the Mylan School of Pharmacy and is awarded based on need requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy

Paul and Helen Rukavina Endowed Scholarship
Established by Paul and Helen Rukavina, this scholarship benefits Tamburitzan students and is awarded at the discretion of the Managing Director.
Administrator: Managing Director of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans

Violet J. Ruparcich Endowed Tamburitzan Scholarship
Established by Violet J. Ruparcich, this scholarship benefits Tamburitzan students. Preference is given to Slovenian nationals who want to study in the United States.
Administrator: Managing Director of the Duquesne University Tamburitzans

William T. Rush Award for Excellence in Communications
Created by Westinghouse Electric Corp. in honor or William T. Rush upon his retirement, this fund benefits senior journalism, public relations, advertising, or broadcasting majors and is awarded based on merit and potential requirements.
Administrator: Professors Mike Dillon and Maggie Patterson