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 Palumbo-Donahue 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, contact the Office of Financial Aid.


Scholarships

Glen Beeson Memorial Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who demonstrate a 3.5 overall GPA, financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid, DU and community contribution. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Duquesne University A. J. Palumbo School of Business Administration Alumni Association (SBAAA) Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who have financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid and/or a GPA of a 3.0 or higher. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Joseph Monteverde Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who demonstrate a 3.5 overall GPA, professional or community service and leadership activities. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Charles and Lucille Gebhardt Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who demonstrate a 3.5 overall GPA, professional or community service and leadership activities. Freshman, sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply.

Donald W. Weber Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to Business School students who have financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid, and a GPA of a 3.5 or higher.

John A. and Karen C. Power Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who demonstrate a 3.0 overall GPA, professional or community service and leadership activities. Preference for students enrolled in the Supply Chain Management program.

Thomas A. Pollack Information Systems Management Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who have a financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid, a 3.0 overall GPA, and demonstrate a commitment to the ISM Market and career goals. Preference for students enrolled in the Information Systems Management program.

Martha and Seaborn Jacobs Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Entrepreneurial Studies students who demonstrate a 3.0 overall GPA and financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid.

Ruth A. and William C. Goode III Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who demonstrate a 3.5 overall GPA and financial need as determined by Office of Financial Aid.

Louis D. Mallet Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to qualified Business School students who demonstrate a 3.4 overall GPA, professional or community service and leadership activities. Sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Eugene P. Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics

Awarded annually to a qualified Business School senior who demonstrates a personal and professional ethics, dedication to Duquesne University's mission statement, service to others, academic achievements, leadership roles and overall presence on campus.

Eugene P. Beard Term Undergraduate Scholarship

Awarded annually to a qualified Business School student who demonstrates a 3.5 overall GPA or higher, personal and professional ethics as a student at Duquesne University. Juniors and seniors are eligible to apply.

Eugene P. Beard Term Study Abroad Award

Awarded annually to a qualified female Business School student who demonstrates a 3.5 overall GPA or higher, personal and professional ethics and leadership skills as a student at Duquesne University. A letter of recommendation from a current faculty member is required to apply.

Harry and Patricia Witt Endowed Empowerment Scholarship

Established by Harry W. Witt, this fund will be used to provide annual scholarship support to one Duquesne University Student who:  

  • is of a race regarded to be an underrepresented minority;
  • is from a distressed socio-economic background (defined as $0 to little Expected Family Contribution); 
  • if a Pittsburgh Public School graduate, is Pittsburgh Promise eligible (as long as Pittsburgh Promise remains solvent); and 
  • is enrolled in the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business.
KPMG/Joseph T. Senko Endowed Accounting Scholarship

Established by Cynthis and Thaddeus J. Senko, CPA, this fund will be used to provide annual scholarship support (of at least $10,000) to one Duquesne University student who:

  • is of a race regarded to be an underrepresented minority in the Accounting profession;
  • is from a distressed socio-economic background;
  • is Pittsburgh Promis eligible (as long as Pittsburgh Promise remains solvent); and 
  • is enrolled in the Accounting BS/BA to MAac Program (first preference) or the Information Systems Management Program (second preference) within the Palumbo-Donahue School of Business 

See specific Scholarships for Accounting majors.