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Donor-Funded Non-Scholarship Endowments

Non-scholarship endowed funds enhance the quality of a Duquesne education in many ways. These funds range from endowed chairs and programs to resource funds assisting students with educational expenses other than tuition. Click on the listings below for descriptions of these funds.

Fund name beginning with: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Non-Scholarship Endowed Funds by Schools and Departments

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Joe Negri Jazz Guitar Endowed Resource Fund
Created by many generous donors in honor of Joe Negri, this fund is granted to students enrolled in the Mary Pappert School of Music, with preference given to graduate students and/or jazz guitarists based on the merit requirements. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Nimick Forbesway Foundation English Graduate Diversity Teaching Assistantship
Established by the Nimick Forbesway Foundation, along with Timothy and Victoria Enright, this fund supports an English graduate diversity teaching assistantship position. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

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O'Donnell/Beymer Memorial Award
Created by Andrew M. Quinn, this fund is awarded to English majors on the basis of merit. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

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John A. Palmieri Euphonium Opportunity Endowed Fund
Created by Dorothy T. Palmieri, this fund provides support to the Euphonium musical education program. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Father Paluse Quasi Endowment Fund
Established by the Estate of Father Paluse, this fund is used in support of the mission of the Center for the Study of Catholic Social Thought. Administrator: Vice President for Mission and Identity.

Michael J. Parada Memorial Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Victoria Parada, this fund is awarded to any full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts for assistance with ancillary educational expenses. Administrator: Dean of the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.

Anne K. Patton & George Locker Endowment Fund for the Duquesne University School of Music
Created by Anne K. Patton and George Locker, this fund is used at the Dean's discretion for the best interests of the School of Music. Administrator: Dean of the Mary Pappert School of Music.

Pelaez Research and Writing Center Endowment
Created by an anonymous donor in honor of Alfred Pelaez, this fund supports the Pelaez Research and Writing Center. Administrator: Dean of the School of Law.

Bridget Pelaez Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Alfred Pelaez in memory of Bridget Pelaez, this fund assists students enrolled in the School of Law to offset ancillary educational expenses. Administrator: Dean of the School of Law.

Ronald M. Polansky Graduate Philosophy Endowed Student Resource Fund
Created by Ronald Polansky, this fund benefits graduate students in the Philosophy Department. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Philosophy.

Psychology Department Endowed Graduate Student Resource Fund
Established by the Estate of Martha Mattingly, this fund assists graduate students in their pursuit of advanced degrees in psychology. Administrator: Chair of the Department of Psychology.

Prahinski Family Endowed Fund for Elder Advocacy
Created by Rita M. Killian, this fund assists with expenses related to student leader participation in Campus Ministry mission trips, both domestically and internationally. Administrator: Director of Spiritan Campus Ministry.