Pittsburgh-Area Based Opportunities
The School of Nursing receives a number of scholarship notifications throughout the
academic year from various local, regional, and national foundations and organizations.
This information is forwarded to all students via email. It is the individual student's
responsibility to apply for each scholarship if interested.
Jewish Scholarship Service of Greater Pittsburgh
The Jewish Scholarship Service of Greater Pittsburgh coordinates the efforts of a group of organizations, agencies and scholarship endowment
funds that provide scholarships to local Jewish students enrolled in an accredited
institution of higher education. JSS provides financial support to as many eligible
students in our community as possible. Demonstrated financial need is a primary criterion
in evaluating applicants. Financial information is considered along with other pertinent
facts such as family size and the number of children/siblings in college.
The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County
The Pittsburgh Foundation and The Community Foundation of Westmoreland County oversee
more than 325 scholarship funds including:
The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
The Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania, a supporting organization of the Pennsylvania
State Nurses Association (PSNA), has the following scholarships that may be of interest
to Duquesne's accepted students:
Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund: The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund is for nursing students in their
second semester or more of nursing school. This endowment awards up to five students
(up to $2,000 scholarships annually).
The Tubman Scholar Scholarship: The Tubman Scholar Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship for a Black student applying
or already enrolled in a school of nursing. This awards up to $1,000.
Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund: This fund provides scholarships to an undergraduate nursing student in Pennsylvania
(Pennsylvania resident) who is at least one of the following: active duty service
member; U.S. veteran; child/spouse of a U.S. veteran; or child/spouse of an active
duty service member. This fund awards six students ($1,000 scholarships annually).
JoAnne Goss Memorial Nursing Scholarship: The JoAnne Goss Memorial Nursing Scholarship was formed in 2017 in memory of JoAnne
Goss. JoAnne's family wanted to give back to the people that helped them during their
darkest days: Nurses. This endowment awards up to four students ($1,000 scholarships