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Vira I Heinz Scholarship for Women in Global Leadership

The Vira I Heinz Scholarship Program for Women in Global Leadership provides $5000 grants for three (3) Duquesne University women in their sophomore and junior years to participate in a summer study abroad experience and engage in a community service project. In addition, awardess will gain global leadership skills through two organized retreat weekends.


For the most complete and current information on:

  • Program Overview
  • Program Components
  • Application Process
  • Newsletters from previous and current cohorts

visit the Vira I Heinz website



  1. Read over the Vira I Heinz website in detail
  2. Make an appointment with Danielle Genemore, study abroad advisor, to discuss your interest in the VIH program and your study abroad plans.
  3. Apply. Applications can be downloaded here. Submit all application materials to Danielle Genemore in OIP by the posted deadline.


Deadline to apply: November 1, 2011