Scholarship Essay Submission

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Dugan & Associates believes in the values of working hard and playing fair, especially when it comes to America's long and continued tradition of coming together to build great things. We know that even the most dedicated and hardworking people sometime need a helping hand. That's how we approach our work in our business and in our communities, which is why we are launching the first annual Dugan & Associates Scholarship Essay Contest.

We want to help the hardworking young people in the Greater Pittsburgh Area continue their education at a college or technical school.

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Contest is open to all high school juniors and seniors in the greater Pittsburgh area
  • Intent to continue education after high school either at a university, community college, or technical school
  • In good standing both inside and outside of school

To be considered for the $500 scholarship, students must write an essay of 500 words or less in response to the prompt below. Essays must then be submitted electronically to (via the form below) with the requested contact information (name, school, phone, address, and email). The contest begins on February 1, 2017 and ends on March 15, 2017.

The prompt: Who in your life has most influenced your personal work ethic? How or why has that influence impacted your life?