Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics

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For graduating seniors

We are pleased to announce the Second Annual Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics. The awardee will receive an award of $4,000 and the runner-up will receive an award of $1,000. Applicants must be U.S Citizens who are graduating in May of 2017. Additional criteria include evidence of dedication to the mission statement of Duquesne University and demonstration of the University's commitment to moral and spiritual values through outstanding leadership in ethics in family life, internship or employment and/or in University and community service.

The application process will consist of an online application that will require a resume, 1,500 word (maximum) essay demonstrating the criteria listed above, and three references. Top candidates will be interviewed by the Scholarship Committee on Wednesday, March 22nd beginning at 11:00 AM. The online application is available at the following link and will be open until 4:00 PM on Friday, March 17th.

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If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact:

Robert J. Kollar, CPA
Co-Chair, Scholarship Committee

Dr. Kathryn Marley
Co-Chair, Scholarship Committee