Scholarships

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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships 

JEWISH SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE OF GREATER PITTSBURGH of the Jewish Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh provides a scholarship to a university student (undergraduate or graduate) or high school student (junior or senior) in financial need who is Jewish and has been a resident (for two or more years) of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, or Westmoreland county.

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To apply and learn more, visit the Jewish Scholarship Service of Greater Pittsburgh site.

Graduate Scholarships 

CHARITY RANDALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP provides scholarship support for a student in the School of Education who has demonstrated need. If interested, complete the application.

DR. N V DIPAOLO MEMORIAL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP provides support to graduate students with merit and need studying Administration & Supervision who supplement their core education with studies in negotiation, collective bargaining and labor-management relations. If interested, contact Patti Eckert at schooladminandsuper@duq.edu.

MUSCARI STUDENT RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FUND provides financial support to students attending regional, national or international conferences to disseminate their research. Interested parties should complete a "Doctoral Student Request for Research Travel Funds" form, located in DORI.

RICHARD DUNCAN MEMORIAL RESOURCE provides support for educational expenses to students in the Counselor Education Program. If interested, contact the counseling program at counselinged@duq.edu.

Undergraduate Scholarships 

CHARITY RANDALL ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP provides scholarship support for a student in the School of Education who has demonstrated need. If interested, complete the application.

EINLOTH TERM STUDENT RESOURCE TRAVEL FUND benefits students in the School of Education who participate in Maymester or other study abroad programs. This financial support can be awarded based on merit, need or both to defray ancillary education expenses such as travel, airfare, classroom supplies, etc. Registered students of the Maymester program will be notified how to apply.

ELORA’S H.O.P.E. SCHOLARSHIP FUND was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in Special Education who plan to teach. If interested, please visit the Pittsburgh Foundation.

GLADYS R. AND CHARLES E. YOST MEMORIAL FUND  was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation to provide educational assistance to incoming freshman at Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, or University of Pittsburgh. If interested, please visit the Pittsburgh Foundation.

JANKOWSKI FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP provides scholarship to a Sophomore in the School of Education at Duquesne University who has demonstrated financial need and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Preference will be give to students of Polish descent and of Catholic faith. If interested, please visit the Pittsburgh Foundation.

LAURA E. ELDEN EDUCATIONAL TRUST was established at The Pittsburgh Foundation to assist worthy and deserving resident Allegheny County students in obtaining a college or university education. If interested, please visit the Pittsburgh Foundation.

LAWRENCE A. ROCHE MEMORIAL FUND is a need based scholarship available to a junior who demonstrates general excellence in the School of Education and possesses a QPA of 3.0 or higher.  If interested, complete the application.

RALPH & EDNA KIDDER RESOURCE FUND provides financial assistance to an undergraduate student to defray educational expenses such as textbooks. This award is need-based. If interested, complete the application.

ROBERT BUZCEK MEMORIAL ENDOWED FUND assists students with the purchase of text books, travel and other such education expenses, with a preference for students of Eastern European descent. If interested, complete the application.

SCHULER TERM STUDENT RESOURCE FUND benefits students in the School of Education who participate in the Junior Achievement Education Program. It is awarded on the basis of merit, financial need, or both. If interested, complete the application.

T. HELMINTOLLER TERM RESOURCE FUND supports educational expenses such as textbooks of a female student in good academic standing with a preference for students of Italian descent. If interested, complete the application.

TOMORROW'S URBAN TEACHERS RESOURCE FUND provides financial assistance to an at-risk undergraduate student who demonstrates general excellence and possesses a QPA of 3.0 or higher. The student should have an interest in becoming a teacher in an urban school setting. Funds are to defray educational expenses such as textbooks, lab fees, supplies, etc. If interested, complete the application.

VECCHIO TERM SCHOLARSHIP provides scholarship support to an undergraduate student in the School of Education with a preference to a graduate of Penn-Trafford School District. It is to be awarded based on merit and need and is renewable. If interested, complete the application.

WILLIAM F. FAITH ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP is available to a sophomore who demonstrates general excellence in the School of Education and potential for excellence in teaching as evidenced by on-campus and/or off-campus involvement in professional development. If interested, complete the application.