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School of Arts and Sciences Scholarships

ARTS AND SCIENCES DEGREES AND MAJORSSCHEDULE OF COURSES | DEPARTMENTS

2015-16 Scholarships for Incoming and Current Students

Please check back to this page at a later date for information on the 2016-17 scholarships.

R.P. Simmons Scholarship
$500 - $1,500 annually

Criteria: 

  1. Full or part-time School of Arts and Sciences student
  2. Resides in western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio or northern West Virginia
  3. Demonstrates financial need (Learn more about financial need).
  4. Must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0

W.R. Hearst Scholarship
$500 - $1,500 annually

Criteria: 

  1. School of Arts and Sciences student
  2. Intends to reside permanently in the U.S. after graduation
  3. Demonstrates financial need (Learn more about financial need).

Anthony J. Dyda, Sr. Memorial Scholarship
$500 annually

Criteria:

  1. Junior or senior psychology major
  2. GPA of 3.0 or better
  3. Major GPA of 3.5 or better in psychology
  4. Resident of Allegheny County

    Vernon Schnare Scholarship
    $1,000 annually

    Criteria:  

    1. Citizenship-secondary education major (with or without special education) at the sophomore, junior or senior level
    2. Must be declared to the education department 
    3. Minimum GPA of 3.0 
    4. Essay on why he/she chose citizenship-secondary education as a major
    5. Resume

    Application Process

    Scholarship applications for the 2016-17 academic year will be available at a later date. For questions or more information, contact Jan Ryan at 412-392-3484 or jryan@pointpark.edu.