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Scholarship and Awards

Duquesne University proudly celebrates the academic achievements of its faculty and students. Below you will find information highlighting exceptional work and noble recognition. In addition, you will find information and links to scholarship and fellowship opportunities that may be available.

Faculty Scholarship

Duquesne's faculty are internationally acclaimed for their expertise, research and scholarship in a wide range of fields. Duquesne University believes that strong researchers have the best foundation for being strong teachers. View annual reports highlighting Faculty Scholarship at Duquesne University.

President's Faculty Award for Excellence

The President's Faculty Award for Excellence is the highest award that the University grants to faculty members.

View President's Faculty Award for Excellence recipients.
Learn more about this award.

Creative Teaching Award

Visit Creative Teaching Award Winners.

Distinguished Dissertation Awards

Created to recognize exceptional and unusually interesting scholarly work produced by Duquesne University doctoral students as evidenced through their dissertation projects. Visit Distinguished Dissertation Awards for award winners, and for instructions to apply.

Office for National Fellowships

Visit Duquesne's Office for National Fellowships to learn about and apply for prestigious national scholarship and fellowship opportunities.

Learn more about Duquesne Student and Faculty Success.

Ford Foundation Diversity Scholarships

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships seek to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students. Visit their website for applications for fellowships for predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral grants and for other information.

Student-Learning Assessment Award

The Student-Learning Assessment Award recognizes excellence in student-learning outcomes assessment at the program level and across programs.

Honor Societies

Duquesne University has a wide range of Honor Societies to recognize excellence in specific academic disciplines, leadership, and service.

Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) is the nation's oldest, largest, and most selective all-discipline honor society. Phi Kappa Phi's mission is "To recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others."

Learn more about Duquesne's Phi Kappa Phi Chapter 187.

Contact your school or academic program to learn more about honor societies that exist within your discipline.

Greek Life

The Office of Greek Life also supports several professional organizations and honor societies.