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University of Pittsburgh College of Business Administration, Pitt Business

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition

Tuition rates are set by the University of Pittsburgh.

Financial Aid

For detailed information about financial aid opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh, visit the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.

Academic Scholarships

Most of the scholarships Pitt Business students receive are derived from University resources and are awarded at the time of admission.

Visit Pitt's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid to learn more.

College of Business Administration Scholarships

Below are opportunities for students currently enrolled in the College of Business Administration. Students seeking scholarships should regularly check the Pitt Business Community at www.my.pitt.edu. Scholarship details will be posted during the application period for each scholarship. Scholarships are awarded each fall semester.

Joseph V. and Anna M. Anania Family Fund Scholarship

The Anania scholarship is awarded to an outstanding accounting major and is based on merit. The scholarship is available to an outstanding junior who is taking the first two required courses in their accounting major, Intermediate Financial Reporting 1 and Accounting Information Systems.  The recipient will be selected by the accounting faculty and the Office of the Dean.

Requirements:

  • Junior in the Fall Term majoring in accounting and enrolled in IFR 1 and AIS
  • At least a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Received an A in both Financial and Managerial Accounting

Apply for this scholarship.

Saul Bernstein Book Award

Two book awards are given annually to Pitt Business students who have overcome significant challenges on their road to success in higher education. The recipient should have demonstrated an ability to make the most of college while overcoming difficulties. To apply, eligible students are to submit a professionally written and formatted letter and resume to the Office of the Dean indicating their experiences and the difficulties that they have had to overcome to attend the University of Pittsburgh and the College of Business Administration. Financial need, as determined by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, will play a role in the selection of the recipients.

Requirements:

  • At least a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • The student must have completed 60 credits and 30 of those credits must have been completed at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Demonstrated financial need

Apply to this scholarship.

Curka Accounting Scholarship

The Curka Accounting Scholarship is awarded to a Pennsylvania resident who is an accounting major at Pitt Business.  The scholarship is based on academic merit and is to be awarded to a full-time junior or senior. A Pitt Business accounting student who has displayed exceptional academic merit will be considered for this award regardless of financial need.  The recipient will be selected by the accounting faculty and the Office of the Dean.

Requirements:

  • Junior or Senior standing
  • A 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Resident of Pennsylvania

Apply for this scholarship.

Milton Fine Endowed Fund

Each year an award will be made to a Pitt Business student who has completed his/her first year of study and has shown a decided preference for continued study in Arts Organization Management. Recipients will be selected based on previous work/internship experience in the field, academic merit and financial need as determined by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. To apply, eligible students are to submit a professionally written and formatted letter and resume to the Office of the Dean indicating their experience in an arts organization as well as how this award will assist them in obtaining their goals.

Requirements:

  • At least 30 credits completed
  • At least a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • A background in the arts and an interest in pursuing a career in arts management

Apply to this scholarship.

Henry E. Haller, Jr. Scholarship

This scholarship is an internship position for students who attend Pitt Business and have obtained a full-time internship with the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence Company (IEE). This scholarship is contingent upon the student completing the whole summer internship and continuing that internship into the school year.

During the internship, the student will receive training on small business development processes (e.g. business plan development, funding, market research, etc.) and serve as a junior consultant working with a full-time consultant to enhance operations of southwestern Pennsylvania small businesses.  In this capacity, the student's work would include but is not limited to reviewing business plans; conducting secondary market research and preparing a report on the findings along with recommendations; reviewing marketing plans and associated marketing materials; preparing financials; reviewing loan application documentation and meeting with clients; and preparing scope of engagement letters.   Interested students are encouraged to contact the Office of the Dean for more information. Final candidates are selected through an interview process by the IEE.

Requirements:

  • At least a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • Prefer that at least 45 credits are completed but not a necessary requirement

Apply to this scholarship.

Paul J. Hanna Finance Scholarship

Each year a scholarship award will be made to a Pitt Business student who has completed his/her first year of study, has an interest in pursuing a major in Finance and has shown a decided preference for continued study in Banking or Insurance. Recipients will be selected based on previous work/internship experience in the field, academic merit ,and financial need as determined by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. To apply, eligible students are to submit a professionally written and formatted letter and resume to the Office of the Dean indicating their experience in the banking or insurance industries, as well as how this award will assist them in obtaining their goals.

Requirements:

  • Finance Major
  • At least a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • 30 completed credits at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Previous work/internship experience in the banking/insurance field

Apply to this scholarship.

Paul W. Hillier, Jr. College of Business Administration International Internship Program

This award provides funding for two or more students to participate in the International Internship Program.  The program will provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of their host country, language, and experience in a foreign unpaid internship. The fund will be administered by the Office of the Dean or its designee.

Students planning a study abroad experience are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships offered by the University of Pittsburgh, including the opportunities below:

Tony Komlyn Accounting Award

This scholarship is based on academic merit and will be awarded to a deserving accounting major who will have sophomore or junior status at the beginning of the next fall term. This award is not renewable and is a one-time gift to a different student each year.  Financial need will not play a role in the determination of who will be granted the award. The recipient will be selected by the accounting faculty and the Office of the Dean.

Requirements:

  • Must have already taken Intermediate Financial Reporting 2
  • Need to have at least a 3.75 cumulative GPA

Apply to this scholarship.

Elizabeth Luke – Gabriel Zamorano Study Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is an award program for students intending to study abroad in Barcelona, Spain for a full academic semester at our partner institution, Pompeu Fabra University. The scholarship is awarded to an individual based on previous language study, academic merit, and financial need and there is an application process that includes an interview with the Scholarship Committee. The scholarship is to be used by the recipient to cover expenses associated with their experience abroad.

Requirements:

  • Must be studying abroad in Spain for a full semester

Morris P. Rattner Student Resource Fund Scholarship

The purpose of this endowment is to support Pitt Business students that are accounting majors. The selection of recipients is determined by the Office of the Dean and is based on financial need and academic merit. A new recipient of the Rattner Student Resource Fund will be selected each academic year.

Requirements:

  • Student must be an accounting major who is a rising senior

Apply for this scholarship.

Robert S. Rosati Undergraduate Student Loan Fund

This fund provides interest-free loans, up to $1,000 per term to Pitt Business students. The loan may be used to further the recipient's business education, including tuition, class fees, room and board, books, computer equipment and software, and supplies. Students will be required to sign a promissory note with the Student Payment Center of the University, at which time they will agree to a payment schedule, and begin repayment after a one-year grace period from their graduation or separation date from the University. Students are eligible for no more than two loans. To apply, eligible students are to submit a professionally written and formatted letter and resume indicating how this award will assist them in obtaining their goals. All materials should be addressed to the Office of the Dean, 2204 Sennott Square. There are no deadlines for this loan fund and requests are processed throughout the year.

Tafel Scholarship

This scholarship was created to enable Pitt Business students to accept challenging internships that prepare them as outstanding business leaders for the 21st century. Fellowships are awarded for significant, professional business internships that provide little or no compensation for the Pitt Business student. These could include young, fast-growth companies, not-for-profit organizations, or unfunded project work within a company division. When the student completes the internship, they must present their experience to corporate sponsors and Pitt Business faculty. Awards will be determined by the Office of the Dean and Pitt Business Career Services.

Requirements:

  • Be enrolled full-time in Pitt Business as a BSBA or double degree student
  • Have a 2.75 or better GPA
  • Submit an application for the Tafel Program
  • Submit a current resume and cover letter explaining how the internship fits in your career development and how the Tafel Scholarship could help you achieve the internship
  • Submit the names of three references that may be contacted in the application process
  • Must have secured an internship that is not part of an internship placement program (e.g., Pitt in London, the International Internship Program, University of Dreams, etc). Please contact Pitt Business Career Services if you have questions regarding this requirement.

Organization Qualifications

The organization must:

  • Be an incorporated (Inc., LLC, LLP, etc) entity
  • Have an employee designated as supervisor to the Tafel awardee
  • Agree to complete a final performance appraisal for the intern
  • Provide the intern with a written hire letter for the internship position
    • The job must be a challenging position within the intern's field of interest. The job must contain no less than 80% professional work in either Accounting, Finance, General Management, Human Resources, Marketing, MIS, Operations Management, Sales etc.)
  • Provide the intern with a written and signed job description
  • Provide the intern with a company brochure or Web site to include in the application
  • May only have a maximum of two Tafel awardees during the period of the award.

Criteria for Awarding Tafel Scholarships:

  • Academic achievement in Pitt Business
  • Quality of previous work experience
  • Professional skills that match job requirement
  • Financial need
  • Quality of the work and the supervision offered the intern
  • Quality of the company and their rationale for an unpaid internship position

Glenora Edwards Rossell Scholarship Fund

This quasi endowment was established for the College of Business Administration to provide scholarships for accounting students.

Requirements:

  • Student must be a declared accounting major

Apply to this scholarship.

Thomas D. Reno Scholarship Fund

This quasi endowment was established for the Dean’s Office of the Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration. The purpose of the fund is to offer a scholarship or grant to deserving Pitt Business students.

Requirements:

  • Student must be enrolled in the College of Business Administration

Apply to this scholarship.

Ernst & Young Endowed Scholarship Fund

Ernst & Young emerging leaders in Accounting Endowed Scholarship was created to provide support to outstanding accounting students in Pitt Business. The goals of the award are to provide scholarship support to students who have high academic and leadership potential for success as accounting professionals and to use the partnership with Ernst & Young to build a more talented and diverse workforce, both here in Pittsburgh and beyond. The scholarship recipient and other outstanding candidates for the scholarship will also have contact with Ernst & Young early in their accounting program and will, therefore, be available for internship positions and other employment opportunities at Ernst & Young.

Requirements:

  • Student must be a declared accounting major
  • Overall GPA above 3.25
  • Excellent Grades (3.5 average with no grade less than a B+) in the core courses; Financial Accounting BUSACC 0030 and Managerial Accounting  BUSACC 0040
  • Excellent Grades (3.5 average with no grade less than a B+) in Intermediate Financial Reporting 1 BUSACC 1204 and one other accounting course, typically, Accounting Information Systems BUSACC 1236

Apply to this scholarship.

Helen and Walter Schratz Endowed Scholarship Fund

Endowment income shall be used to provide tuition support for student(s) in their sophomore, junior, or senior year at the College of Business Administration. Preference will be given to students majoring in Human Resources Management.

Requirements:

  • Human Resources Management major
  • 3.0 GPA

Apply to this scholarship.

Robert Pyle Award

Two book awards are given annually to Pitt Business students who have overcome significant challenges on their road to success in higher education. The recipient should have demonstrated an ability to make the most of college while overcoming difficulties. To apply, eligible students are to submit a professionally written and formatted letter and resume to the Office of the Dean indicating their experiences and the difficulties that they have had to overcome to attend the University of Pittsburgh and the College of Business Administration. Financial need, as determined by the Office of Admissions and Financial Aid, will play a role in the selection of the recipients.

Requirements:

  • At least a 3.00 cumulative GPA
  • The student must have completed 60 credits and 30 of those credits must have been completed at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Demonstrated financial need

Apply to this scholarship.