Awards

University Scholars

Awarded to juniors, seniors, and members of undergraduate graduation class from the past year for attaining the top 2 percent in cumulative undergraduate academic standing by school.

Student Academic Honor Societies

  • Golden Key International Honour Society—Recognizes the top 15 percent of the junior and senior classes.
  • Phi Beta Kappa—For superior scholastic achievement in undergraduate programs in the arts and sciences.
  • Phi Eta Sigma—An honor society promoting academic excellence in which students of high ideals find companionship and fellowship. Open to freshmen who rank in the upper 20 percent of their class.

Schools Recognizing Awards and Scholarships

  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • John A. Swanson School of Engineering
  • School of Law
  • School of Education
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • College of General Studies
  • School of Social Work
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • School of Computing and Information
  • University Honors College
  • College of Business Administration
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • Graduate School of Public Health
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
  • University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
  • University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Student Leadership Awards and Honor Societies

  • Alpha Sigma Lambda – For scholarship, leadership, and service.
  • Emma Locke - is awarded to a graduating senior in recognition of high scholarship, character and devotion to the ideal of the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Lambda Sigma - For sophomore scholarship, leadership and service.
  • Nordenberg Leadership Scholars Program – To provide a cohort of intellectually gifted and highly motivated student leaders with the resources to complete an exceptionally rich collegiate experience with opportunities for continued academic achievement, leadership development, civic engagement, and real-world experiences with organizations and corporations in the Pittsburgh region.
  • ​Nationality Room Scholarships for Study Abroad – To enrich the international dimension of students by affording opportunities to live and study in other cultures.
  • ODK Senior of the Year - presented to a Senior who has attained a high standard of leadership in college activities.
  • Omicron Delta Kappa – For meritorious leadership in extracurricular activities, superior scholarship, and general campus citizenship, with emphasis on the development of the whole person, both as a member of the college community and as a prospective contributor to a better society.
  • Outside the Classroom Curriculum Pitt Advantage Grant 2017 Recipients – For undergraduate students who have completed OCC with financial assistance for study abroad experience, an unpaid  internship, or a service learning project.
  • Outside the Classroom Curriculum Honorary Society - Recognition of students for taking the initiative to fully engage in their co-curricular life and excel in the areas in leadership development, global and cultural awareness, career preparation and service to others.
  • Stamps Scholarship – For outstanding students from Pennsylvania and supported by the Stamps Family Charitable Foundation to help them pursue their career and education goals and fulfill a set of expectations focus on leadership, fostering global perspective, service, and career development.

Faculty Awards

  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Public Service Awards
  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Awards
  • Chancellor’s Distinguished Research Awards
  • Emeriti Appointments
  • Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring
  • Graduate School of Public Health
  • Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
  • Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business
  • Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Dental Medicine
  • School of Education
  • Swanson School of Engineering
  • School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • School of Computing and Information
  • School of Law
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • School of Pharmacy
  • University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
  • University of Pittsburgh at Bradford