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Endowed Scholarships - W, X, Y, Z

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

W

Patricia E. Watt and Marion E. Hirst Memorial Scholarship
Created by many generous donors in memory of Patricia E. Watt and Marion E. Hirst, this fund benefits students who meet the need requirements.
Administrator: Executive Vice President of Student Life

Washington, D.C. Alumni Endowed Scholarship
Established by generous gifts from alumni in the Washington, DC, area, this scholarship is awarded to one student per year who meets the need requirements and is a permanent resident of the Washington Metropolitan area. 
Administrator:  Director of Financial Aid

Donald W. Weber Endowed Scholarship
Established by Donald W. Weber, this scholarship benefits student enrolled in the A.J. Palumbo School of Business who meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Dean of the A. J. Palumbo School of Business Administration in consultation with the Director of Financial Aid

Sigrid and Cyril Wecht Forensic Science and Law Endowed Scholarship
Established by friends and family, in honor of Sigrid and Cyril Wecht, this scholarship is awarded to students entering any of The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law's degree or certificate programs who meet the need and commitment to the pursuit of justice requirements.  Applications are required.
Administrator: Director of the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law in consultation with the Wecht Scholarship Committee

Paul A. Wherry History of Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship
Established by Paul A. Wherry, P'52, this fund benefits students enrolled in the professional phase in the Mylan School of Pharmacy.  Preference given to student who have an interest in the history of Pharmacy.
Administrator: Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy

James F. and Mary Ellen Will Endowed Scholarship
Created by James F. Will, GB'72, this scholarship benefits students who meet the need requirements. Preference is given to students enrolled in the A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Virginia Kushner Williams Endowed Scholarship
Established by Virginia Kushner Williams' family and friends, this scholarship benefits undergraduate students enrolled in the School of Education and is awarded based on need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Elizabeth M. Wingerter Revolving Scholarship Fund
Established by the estate of Elizabeth M. Wingerter, this fund benefits full-time students enrolled in the School of Education who are aspiring teachers and also meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid in consultation with the Dean of the School of Education

Thomas J. Winschel Endowed Scholarship
Created by Thomas J. Winschel and Mary Anne Winschel-Span, this scholarship benefits students who meet the need requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Robert L. Wintermyer Endowed Scholarship
Established by Robert L. Wintermyer, GA'69, this fund benefits junior or senior year students enrolled in the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences who meet the merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Harry and Patricia Witt Endowed Scholarship
Established by Harry W. Witt, B'62, this fund benefits students who meet the need and merit requirements. Preference is given to students enrolled in the A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Gerard J. Wolf Pharmacy Alumni Scholarship
Established by the Duquesne Pharmacy Alumni Association and many other generous donors, this fund benefits students enrolled in the professional phase in the Mylan School of Pharmacy, who are sons or daughters of an active Pharmacy alumnus, and is awarded at the discretion of the Dean.
Administrator: Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy

Ronald and Lisbeth Wolfe Endowed Scholarship
Created by J. Ronald Wolfe, A'54, Hon.'97, the Ronald and Lisbeth Wolfe Endowed Scholarship benefits student who meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Women's Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Duquesne University Women's Advisory Board, this scholarship is awarded to students in their final year of study who meet the merit requirements. Preference given to female students.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Duquesne University Women's Guild Endowed Scholarship
Established by the Duquesne University Women's Guild, this fund benefits undergraduate and graduate students who meet the need and merit requirements and is renewable if criteria continues to be met.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Martha J. Woss Endowed Scholarship
Established by Norman R. Turchan, E'54 and Geraldine M. Turchan, E'54, this scholarship benefits Tamburitzan students who meet the need requirements.
Administrator: Managing Director of Duquesne University Tamburitzans

The Richard Wright Family Endowed Scholarship
Established by Richard Wright, this fund benefits students who meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Y

Gilbert Y. Yee Endowed Scholarship
Created by Gilbert Y. Yee, this scholarship benefits students of Chinese descent who meet the need and merit requirements.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Dominic Yeropoli Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dominic Yeropoli, this scholarship benefits deserving professional phase Pharmacy students and is awarded at the discretion of the Dean.
Administrator: Dean of the Mylan School of Pharmacy

Rev. Joseph A. Young Endowed Scholarship
Created by Rev. Joseph A. Young, this scholarship is awarded to students who meet the need and merit requirements. Preference is given to members of St. Aloysius Parish in Reserve Township, Pa.
Administrator: Director of Financial Aid

Z

Frank J. Zappala Endowed Scholarship
Established by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Zappala and many family and friends in memory of Frank J. Zappala, this fund benefits students enrolled in the School of Law and is awarded at the discretion of the Dean.
Administrator: Dean of the School of Law