The Lola G. Duff and William H. Duff, II Scholarship Fund was established under the will of Lola G. Duff and is administered by PNC Bank, NA, Trustee, to assist Allegheny County, PA students who are of Protestant faith, and attending or planning to attend a full-time program leading to an initial bachelor’s degree. Renewable scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at an accredited four-year institution of the student’s choice.
Awards will be classified in two categories; merit and financial need. A student could receive an award in both categories, but must complete an application for each category for consideration. For more information, visit the Lola G. Duff & William H. Duff II Scholarship Program site.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance, and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the Lola G. Duff and William H. Duff Scholarship Fund must be:
PNC Employees, children of PNC employees or Trust committee members are ineligible.
The Trustee will determine the total funding for new awards and approximate number and size of awards. Awards will be classified in two categories; merit and financial need. A student could receive an award in both categories.
Recipients must demonstrate financial need as calculated by Scholarship America in order to receive a financial need award. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Awards are renewable up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of required GPA and continued full-time enrollment for the entire academic year. GPA requirements for continuing renewal eligibility for an award based on merit or need:
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.
All applicants will be notified by early June. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of the Trustee. Payments are made in August.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
One online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf no later than March 7, 2024 3:00 pm Central Time.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.