Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid is defined as scholarships, grants, loans, and part-time employment awarded to help meet the cost of education. Contact your academic advisor at 412.396.6277 for more details.  Current students can apply for School of Business scholarships online via DORI.

A variety of federal, state, and University-based scholarship and financial aid programs are available to Duquesne students. For a complete list, consult the current University Prospectus or contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Financial Aid Office


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.

Alcoa Corporation Award and Scholarship for Study Abroad

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be a full-time, graduate or undergraduate business student at Duquesne University
  • Have a QPA of not less than 3.0
  • Write a 2-3 page (double-spaced) study proposal indicating why you wish to study abroad
  • Successfully complete the academic requirements of the SOBA study abroad program
  • Note: All students are eligible, but special consideration is given to minority and female students, as well as to demonstrated financial need.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Based on need and academic merit. Students that have earned at least 15 credit hours, have at least one full-time semester remaining, and have a QPA of 3.0 and above are invited to apply.

Charles and Lucille Gebhardt Scholarship

Based on academic merit. Students that have earned at least 15 credit hours, have at least one full-time semester remaining, and have a QPA of 3.50 and above are invited 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.

Dominion Distinguished Scholar Award

Awarded annually to the graduating senior who best exemplifies the qualities of intellect, character, and business acumen necessary for success in today's global economy.

Donald W. Weber Scholarship

Based on need and academic merit. Students that have earned at least 15 credit hours, have at least one full-time semester remaining, and have a QPA of 3.0 and above are invited to apply.

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.

Glen Beeson Scholarship

Based on need and academic merit. Students that have earned at least 15 credit hours, have at least one full-time semester remaining, and have a QPA of 3.50 and above are invited to apply.

Institute for Supply Management Scholarship

The ISM-Pittsburgh Board of Directors has allocated funds for one $2,500 scholarship to assist a Duquesne University student who is pursuing the Supply Chain Management undergraduate or graduate degree. Candidates may apply for the award each year, but may only win the award one time.

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.

Mallet Scholarship

Based on academic merit. Students that have earned at least 15 credit hours, have at least one full-time semester remaining, and have a QPA of 3.40 and above are invited to apply.

Monteverde Scholarship

Based on need and academic merit. Students that have earned at least 15 credit hours, have at least one full-time semester remaining, and have a QPA of 3.50 and above are invited 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.

Pollack ISM Scholarship

Based on need and academics (3.0 QPA). Current qualifying sophomore and junior ISM majors are eligible to apply. Online application available.

R. Gene Richter Scholarship

Winners of the R. Gene Richter Scholarship are awarded tuition assistance of $5,000 (December graduates will be awarded $2,500). In addition, Richter Scholars are enrolled in a mentoring program where they are paired with an established executive in the field.

Current-year recipients are invited to attend the Annual International Supply Management Conference sponsored by the Institute for Supply ManagementTM (ISM) in Las Vegas May 6-9, 2007. They will also be the guests of honor at a special Awards Presentation Dinner on Monday, May 7. Richter Scholars will be escorted to this banquet by their mentors.

One year after graduation and completion of real-world experience in the field of supply chain management, Richter Scholars are invited to participate in an exclusive, invitation-only Power Conference for the executive leadership of the profession held concurrently during the Annual Conference by the Institute for Supply ManagementTM.

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.

Thomas D. Bartolec Scholarship

Based on service and academics (3.25 QPA). Available to sophomore and junior business students. Final determination based on interview and essay. Online application available.

Traffic Club of Pittsburgh

Competitive scholarship for Junior and Senior students studying Supply Chain Management (minimum 2.75 QPA). Applications accepted in February.

The Club will also extend a two-year membership in the Club to each candidate submitting a qualified scholarship application. Club dues during this two-year period will be waived.