Awards & Scholarships

As an Accounting student at Duquesne University's A.J. Palumbo School of Business Administration, there are several awards and scholarships that may be available to you. The accounting faculty strongly encourages you to apply for as many of these awards and scholarships as you are qualified. Current students should visit DORI for application instructions.

Accounting Alumni Awards

Awarded annually to qualified accounting students who demonstrate a 3.5 overall QPA, DU and community contribution, and employment history. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Accounting Alumni Scholarships

Awarded annually to qualified accounting students who demonstrate a 3.0 overall QPA, unmet financial need, DU and community contribution, and employment history. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Distinguished Accounting Scholar

Awarded annually to a qualified junior accounting student who demonstrates a 3.8 overall QPA, 3.9 accounting QPA, and leadership activities. Juniors are eligible to apply. This award is renewable in the student's senior year so long as they maintain their eligibility requirements.

Edward Milcic Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to a qualified accounting student who demonstrates a 2.75 overall QPA, financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid, DU and community contribution, and employment history. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Institute of Internal Auditors Outstanding Accounting Student Award

Awarded annually to a qualified accounting student who demonstrates a 3.5 overall QPA, professional or community service and leadership activities. Juniors, seniors and students in the MAcc program are eligible to apply.

Institute of Internal Auditors Student Service Award

Awarded annually to a qualified accounting student with a 3.5 overall QPA, and demonstrated leadership and service activities. Sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.

James Louis Radokovich Scholarship

Awarded through Delta Sigma Pi to a qualified business student. Based on academic achievement with preference to accounting and information technology majors. Ask your academic advisor for more information.

John L. McDonough Jr. Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to six qualified accounting students who demonstrate a 3.25 overall QPA and unmet financial need. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply. This award is renewable in the student's senior year so long as they maintain their eligibility requirements.

KPMG/Joseph T. Senko Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified accounting students who demonstrate an unmet financial need or are of Slovak descent.  Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.

Outstanding Accounting Student Achievement Award

Awarded annually to two qualified accounting students who demonstrate a 3.5 overall QPA and professional or community service. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Robert A. dePalma Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to three qualified accounting students who demonstrate a 2.75 to 3.25 overall QPA and unmet financial need. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.