PNC-SVA "Leading With Integrity" Scholarship

While a postsecondary degree or credential has become indispensable for entry into professional careers and the middle class, the cost of college continues to increase. Student Veterans of America is proud to partner with PNC Bank to award one $10,000 scholarships to a student veterans that defines “Leading With Integrity.” This scholarship will not only build a diverse talent pool of candidates that can meet the emerging workforce demands of PNC Bank, but it will also ensure that student veterans can achieve their goal of earning a college education. SVA thanks the PNC Foundation for their support and partnership. 

pnc rgbInterested applicants are encouraged to read the below information carefully. If you meet the eligibility requirements, please click on the link at the bottom of this page to access the application form. Complete all fields and upload the required documents, preferably as PDFs. If you have any questions regarding the application or the scholarship, please contact us here

To be considered for the PNC-SVA "Leading With Integrity Scholarship," all required materials must be submitted and/or received no later than January 27th, 2014, 11:59pm EST. 


Eligible student veterans must meet the below outlined minimum criteria:

  • Be pursuing a degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in finance, business administration, or related fields
  • Be enrolled as at least a first year MBA student at the time of application
  • Be honorably discharged from Active Duty or currently serving in the Guard or Reserve
  • Submit a current résumé
  • Submit proof of military service (DD214)
  • Submit proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. institution of higher education (transcript)
  • Submit two (2) letters of recommendation from a member of the faculty detailing your talents, interests, and aspirations (letters can be submitted to and must be on an official letterhead)
  • Submit one (1) personal statement (prompt below)
  • Submit one (1) essay (prompt below)

Essay and Personal Statement

All applicants must answer the following prompts. Upload your completed essay and personal statement on the application page, preferably as a PDF. 

Essay: Please thoroughly, but succinctly (300-500 words), answer the following essay: What does "leading with integrity" mean to you?

Personal Statement: Write a one-page personal statement of career interest within Financial Services or the applicable field based on your major. 


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