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$1,000 Cappex 2015/2016 College Scholarship: $1,000
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Abe and Sylvia Savitz Family Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established in honor of Sylvia Savitz ‘98 who graduated from Wilkes at age 83, making her the oldest person to graduate from the University. The award is presented ...
Air Force ROTC Scholarship varies
The US Air Force offers many two- to five-year, full and partial tuition scholarships for which qualified students may compete, if they enroll in AFROTC. All scholarships are based on ...
Alfred Franklin D’Anca, M.D. Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by a gift from Alfred F. D’Anca, M.D., ’59. It is awarded to a full-time local junior or senior Pre-Medical student who demonstrates academic ability, good ...
Alumni Association Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1997 by the Alumni Association Board of Directors, is awarded to a student(s) of senior status with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher and whose ...
Amedeo Obici and Thomas P. Sangiuliano Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to a member of the sophomore class who is a student in drama with an interest in English classical theater and who demonstrates financial need as well as an ...
Andrew J. Hourigan, Jr., ESQ. Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1988 by the Hourigan Family and the Hourigan, Kluger, Spoher and Quinn law firm to honor Wilkes Trustee Emeritus Andrew Hourigan. The Scholarship is ...
Anne Vanko Liva Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by friends and former students of Mrs. Liva in honor of her many contributions to music and cultural life in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties. Scholarship(s) ...
Anthony D. Marseco Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established by the Class of ’96 and his family, keeps Anthony’s spirit alive in a memorial tribute to his dedication to academics and achievement. The scholarship is ...
Arnaud Cartwright Marts Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by the associates of Dr. Arnaud C. Marts, in the firm of Marts & Lundy, to honor the chairman of their company. As president of Bucknell University, Dr. Marts ...
Arthur J. Hoover Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by friends and family in memory of Dean Hoover ‘55 a member of the administration for 31 years. The scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating ...
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Ballet Society of Wyoming Valley Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by members of the Ballet Society of Wyoming Valley. Income from this fund provides scholarship assistance to one or more students majoring in the Performing ...
Ballet Society of Wyoming Valley Scholarship - Performing Arts $6,000
This award provides scholarship assistance to one or more students majoring in the performing arts and showing financial need.
Bruce and Bessie Shaw Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Willard Rogers Shaw in memory of his beloved parents. The scholarship is awarded to students demonstrating financial need, good character, and scholarship
Bruce R. Cardon and Charlotte J. Cardon Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is funded by a trust established for the purpose of providing financial aid to those worthy students seeking such assistance. The allocation of the scholarship is at the ...
Brynly R. Griffiths Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship provides financial aid to deserving students of Vocal Music.
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Carlton H. Garinger Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created in 2003 by a bequest from Richard and Frances Hyde of Holyoke, MA. The scholarship honors the memory of Mrs. Hyde’s father, Carlton H.Garinger, who lived in ...
Cathy Lynn Glatzel ’86 Nursing Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by Donald and Janet Glatzel in memory of their daughter Cathy Lynn, a summa cum laude nursing graduate who gave her life while helping others. This award is ...
Charles and Sadie Donin Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is supported by a substantial endowment created by Mr. Donin. Scholarships are awarded to able and highly motivated students of limited financial means.
Charles B. Reif Scholarship for the Biological Sciences $6,000
This scholarship was established by former students of Professor Emeritus Dr. Reif, many of whom are physicians, dentists, researchers, and teachers. The establishment of the fund recognizes
Charles N. Burns, Sr., M.D. ’35 Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior pre-medical student who wishes to attend Thomas Jefferson University. The award links Dr. Burns’ two alma maters and honors his ...
$2,000 "No Essay" Scholarship - Niche $2,000
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Charlotte V. Lord Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by colleagues, friends, and students of Dr. Lord in recognition of her unique career in education, the arts and literature, and for her contributions to the ...
Chlora Fey Scholarship $6,000
This award provides partial annual scholarship awarded to a qualifying student pursuing the study of Organ.
Christopher N. and Jane M. Breiseth Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by the members of the Wilkes University Council in 2001 on the occasion of Dr. Breiseth’s retirement as president of Wilkes University. The scholarship was ...
Class of 1970 Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established to commemorate the Class of 1970’s 15th anniversary. It is awarded to a student demonstrating financial need, good character, and scholastic aptitude.
Conyngham Post No. 97, Grand Army of the Republic Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1968 by Trustees of Post 97. The annual income from the trust is used to provide partial scholarships for residents of Luzerne County with preference ...
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Craig C. Piatt Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1988 in memory of Craig Piatt ‘91 a student of business administration and a member of the football team. The scholarship is awarded to a student ...
Cromwell E. and Beryl Thomas Outstanding Junior Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by friends and former students of Professor Thomas in recognition of his dedicated service to Wilkes as wrestling coach, member of the faculty, advisor, and ...
Daniel S. Wilcox, Jr. Scholarships in Accounting $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors planning to major in accounting at Wilkes. The Scholarships, established in 1989, are awarded based on the applicants’ high ...
David Ayers Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship is to one or more students with preference given to students from the Wyoming Valley who are enrolled at Wilkes University, in such amounts as deemed appropriate on the basis
David J. Findora ’70 Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1989 by gifts from the Chemistry Class of 1970 as a memorial tribute to their classmate. The scholarship is awarded annually to a junior or senior ...
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David R. Fendrick Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1989 by a memorial gift from his mother. Dr. Fendrick was a professional stage actor and teacher, and this scholarship is awarded annually and recognizes ...
Dolores E. and Francis Sangiuliano Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to a sophomore student in theatre or visual and performing arts with an interest in English classical theater. The recipient must demonstrate financial need as ...
Donald and Marian Munson Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by a bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Munson. This Scholarship provides assistance to one or more students who demonstrate academic achievement, good character as ...
Dr. Alfred W. Bastress Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by former students. Income from this fund provides assistance to one or more students in their third or fourth year of major study in chemistry, who also ...
Dr. and Mrs. S.M. Davenport Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship provides partial scholarship assistance to a worthy student enrolled in the Medical science field. The scholarship bears the name of Dr. S. M. Davenport, one of the original
Dr. and Mrs. Stanley J. Tyburski Endowed Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Mr. Lee T. Tyburski in honor of his parents. The scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating financial need and scholastic aptitude.
Dr. Dilys Martha Jones & Thomas Evan Jones Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in their memory by David T. Jones, brother of Dr. Dilys Martha Jones ‘36 and son of Thomas Evan Jones, a friend of Dr. Eugene S. Farley. The scholarship is ...
Dr. James Rodechko Scholarship in History $6,000
This scholarship was established by the colleagues, former students, and friends of Professor Emeritus Rodechko, a long-time member of the Wilkes faculty and administration. This is a ...
Dr. Jaroslav G. Moravec Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established for a senior student genuinely interested in sociology and anthropology and who intends to pursue graduate studies in sociology, anthropology, law, or an ...
Dr. Jaroslav G. Moravec Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established for a senior student genuinely interested in sociology and anthropology and who intends to pursue graduate studies in sociology, anthropology, law, or an ...
Dr. John Henry Ellis, IV Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by a gift from Dr. John H. Ellis, IV, ’79 and awarded to a full-time local student majoring in the Sciences who demonstrates financial need.
Dr. Norma Sangiuliano Tyburski Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to a member of the sophomore class who is a student of Music and demonstrates an aptitude for scholarship and a high level of peformance skills. The award may be ...
Dr. Samuel A. Rosenberg Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created in memory of Samuel Rosenberg, who served as professor of economics and chairman of the former Department of Commerce & Finance at Wilkes for many years. Dr. ...
Edward G. Hartmann, Ph.D. ’35 Scholarship - History $6,000
This scholarship was created in 1995 by a generous gift from Dr. Hartmann, a member of the first class of Bucknell University Junior College, predecessor of Wilkes University. Recipients of ...
Edward G. Hartmann, Ph.D. ’35 Scholarship - Humanities $6,000
This scholarship was created in 1995 by a generous gift from Dr. Hartmann, a member of the first class of Bucknell University Junior College, predecessor of Wilkes University. Recipients of ...
Elena Lucretia Cornaro Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established through the generosity of Norma Sangiuliano Tyburski (former Dean of Women at Wilkes College), recognizes the accomplishments of Elena Lucretia Cornaro, the ...
Elizabeth and Albert Grabarek Memorial Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1994 by Wensell and Marion Norris Grabarek, son and daughter-in-law of the honorees, and is intended to honor the good name of their beloved parents and to
Ellen Webster Palmer Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in memory of Mrs. Palmer, founder of the Boys Industrial Association of Wilkes-Barre. Income from the fund is distributed for scholarship purposes. ...
Emery and Mamie Ziegler Scholarship - Catholic $6,000
This scholarship provides a full-tuition scholarship to a deserving member of the Catholic, Jewish, or Protestant faith, who is a resident of the Wyoming Valley. Selection is made by the ...
Emery and Mamie Ziegler Scholarship - Jewish $6,000
This scholarship provides a full-tuition scholarship to a deserving member of the Catholic, Jewish, or Protestant faith, who is a resident of the Wyoming Valley. Selection is made by the ...
Emery and Mamie Ziegler Scholarship - Protestant $6,000
This scholarship provides a full-tuition scholarship to a deserving member of the Catholic, Jewish, or Protestant faith, who is a resident of the Wyoming Valley. Selection is made by the ...
Esther and William Davidowitz Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to an outstanding student. The scholarship was created by Mr. and Mrs. William Davidowitz, long-time friends of the University, who wish to support the ...
Esther Lamb Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created at Wilkes in 1990 from the Esther Lamb Trust, established in 1976. Esther Lamb was a Registered Nurse who was interested in helping poor youth from the local ...
Esther Weckesser Walker Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by Mrs. Walker to assist students of outstanding promise and achievement during their junior and/or senior years.
Ethel G. and Alvan E. Baum Art Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is for a creative Art student.
Ethel G. and Alvan E. Baum Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Mrs. Esther Davidowitz, William Davidowitz and friends in memory of Mrs. Davidowitz’s parents, Ethel G. and Alvan E. Baum. Awarded annually, the ...
Eugene S. and Eleanor Coates Farley Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by gifts from friends and family in memory of Wilkes’ first president and his wife, whose dedication and commitment to Wilkes and the community have contributed ...
Eugene T. Kolezar Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established to provide assistance to a student from Kingston, PA, whose family income does not exceed the median family income in the United States.
Fortinsky Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1978 by Robert Fortinsky and is awarded annually to a capable student demonstrating promise and ability.
Frances and Louis Maslow Memorial Scholarship - Business Administration $6,000
This scholarship was established through the generosity of Frances and Louis Maslow, long-time friends and benefactors of Wilkes, and in cooperation with their son, Richard Maslow, a former ...
Frances and Louis Maslow Memorial Scholarship - Engineering $6,000
This scholarship was established through the generosity of Frances and Louis Maslow, long-time friends and benefactors of Wilkes, and in cooperation with their son, Richard Maslow, a former ...
Frances D. Shotwell Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student demonstrating financial need and studying Music with preference to a student majoring in Voice.
Francis A. and Maryann V. Kopen Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by their son and daughter-in-law in honor of these life-long residents of the Wyoming Valley, who have held firm commitments to excellence in education and ...
Francis A. Umphred Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1973 by members of the University administration, is awarded to a capable student demonstrating leadership and ability during each academic year.
Frederic E. Bellas Endowed Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student(s) majoring in engineering. The recipient of the supplementary award is selected each year by the Engineering faculty based on the criteria ...
Frieda Pogoreloff Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by a bequest of Frieda Pogoreloff a long-time associate of Emery Ziegler. The scholarship provides tuition assistance to residents of the Wyoming Valley and ...
Genevieve Todd Brennan Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by her children in recognition of her service to Wilkes as cafeteria manager from 1938-1956. This scholarship provides an annual partial grant for a capable ...
George and Helen Ralston Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by friends and family, honors Dean Ralston for his 40 years of service to Wilkes, and Mrs. Ralston ‘52. The scholarship is awarded to a student ...
George F. and Ruth M. Swartwood Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1993 by their daughter Priscilla Swartwood Drake ’52. The Scholarship honors Mr. Swartwood’s life-long involvement as a mining engineer in the Wyoming ...
George F. Elliot Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by faculty, friends, and alumni of the former Department of Commerce and Finance in memory of Professor George F. Elliot, who served as a teacher of economics for
George Hayes of Windsor Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1994 by Wilbur F. Hayes, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus Biology at Wilkes University. George Hayes, born in Scotland, arrived in Windsor, Connecticut, in ...
George Thompson and Sara Wolfe Bell Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by family and friends to honor the memory of Mr. and Mrs. Bell, who promoted diversity in the Wyoming Valley and helped third-world students adjust to life in
Grace C. Kimball Scholarship in Biology $6,000
This scholarship was created in 1985 in memory of Dr. Grace Kimball, a former faculty member of the Biology Department. The scholarship is awarded to beginning biology majors who have ...
Grant H. Barlow Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in his memory by his wife, Marion E. Barlow, and his children, Grant and Jennifer. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student demonstrating financial ...
Grant H. Barlow Memorial Scholarship - Chemistry $6,000
This scholarship was established in his memory by his wife, Marion E. Barlow, and his children, Grant and Jennifer. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student demonstrating financial ...
Harold J. Harris, M.D. - Angeline Elizabeth Kirby Memorial Health Center Sc $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of Dr. Harold J. Harris, prominent local physician and long-time president of the Kirby Health Center. The full tuition, four-year ...
Harry and Gloria Farkas Fierverker Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by a gift from the Fierverkers, who are both Wilkes alumni, to be awarded to a Wyoming Valley West graduate majoring in English or Communication Studies at ...
Harvey and Mildred Johnson Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1993 by a bequest from Mildred Johnson. The scholarship provides assistance to worthy students who exhibit high academic potential. The Johnsons ...
Henry and Sylvia Greenwald Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 2001 by Sylvia Greenwald. First preference shall be given to a junior or senior pre-medical student who demonstrates academic ability, good character and ...
Henry Blackman Plumb and Edith Plumb Scholarship $6,000
This award provides scholarships for students of outstanding ability and character majoring in one of the sciences and attending Wilkes University.
Hugh G. & Edith Henderson Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by Jessie T. Henderson for the purpose of awarding a four-year scholarship to a deserving day student who resides in the Wyoming Valley.
Ira B. Zatcoff Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Samuel and Joseph Zatcoff, successful businessmen in the Wilkes-Barre area, in memory of their nephew Ira B. Zatcoff, who was a long-time friend of Wilkes.
J. Blanchard Carr and Hildegarde Finger Carr Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1988 for a student majoring in Engineering and demonstrating the qualities of scholarship, good character, and financial need.
Jane Lampe-Groh Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created to honor Dean Lampe for her 28 years of service to Wilkes students and to recognize her love for and commitment to them. The scholarship is to be awarded to a ...
Jewish War Veterans, Wilkes-Barre Post 212 Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in honor of B. J. Levin, one of the Post’s founders. The scholarship aids the son or daughter of a local war veteran and is made on the basis of need and ...
John D. Kearney Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1999 in memory of John D. Kearney ’97 by his parents, family and friends. The Scholarship is awarded annually by a special committee within the Biology ...
John Faneck ’50 Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established by the bequest of Mr. Faneck. The scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students who demonstrate academic ability, good character, and financial ...
John J. Chwalek, Sr. Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created to recognize the love for Wilkes and a concern for others that John J. Chwalek, Sr. exemplified during his 40-plus years of service to the institution. This ...
Joseph H. Salsburg Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by his family in recognition of Professor Salsburg’s passion for and devotion to teaching. A member of Wilkes’ first graduating class, Salsburg served ...
Joyce Porter and Norton Millard Breiseth Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was formed in 1994 by the family and friends of President (now Emeritus) and Mrs. Christopher N. Breiseth. This endowed fund memorializes the lives and character of Dr. ...
Kaslas-Sheporaitis Educational Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established by the late Bronis D. Kaslas, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus History, to assist deserving students in their quest for an education. The fund provides tuition ...
Kathleen Hartzell Mailander Scholarship in Nursing $6,000
This scholarship was established in memory of Kathleen Hartzell Mailander, a long-time resident of Wilkes-Barre and a member of the nursing profession, by her son, Edwin Mailander. The fund ...
Kathryn H. MacAvoy Scholarship in Nursing $6,000
This scholarship was established in honor of Kathryn H. MacAvoy, a long-time resident of Wilkes-Barre and a member of the nursing profession, by her nephew, Edwin Mailander. The fund ...
Kenneth L. Pollock Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship provides partial scholarships for two seniors from Northwest Area High School who matriculate to Wilkes. The recipients are determined by a selection committee of interested
Kevin Edward Barker Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created in 1972 in memory of a former student, Kevin Edward Barker, by his family and friends. The fund provides partial scholarship assistance to a graduate of Wyoming ...
Klaus Holm Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship will be awarded to a student in Theater Arts demonstrating scholastic aptitude and potential in theater production.
Koral’s Fashion Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving student or students from Luzerne County. Preference is given to students pursuing studies in the fields of Art and/or Business.
Lee A. Namey ’68 Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded each year with first preference being given to Art students.
Letter Women’s Club Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship annually awards a partial scholarship to a letterwoman selected by the organization.
LF Brands, Inc. Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is granted each year to sons or daughters of employees of the company who present outstanding credentials and demonstrate need. Recipients of the scholarship are selected by
Lillian Wilkins Rinehimer R.N. Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by her sons and remembers Mrs. Rinehimer, one of the earliest registered nurses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who served the Wilkes-Barre area for many ...
Louis Shaffer Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was initiated in 1988 by a memorial commitment by his wife, Sarah. Mr. Shaffer, a prominent Wilkes-Barre attorney, community leader, and chairman of the Wilkes Board of ...
Mabel and John C. Mosteller Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created to provide scholarships for needy and intelligent young men who have insufficient financial resources of their own and who would not have the opportunity to ...
Mahmoud H. Fahmy, Ph.D. Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is a community effort that recognizes the many and varied contributions of Dr. Fahmy to the Wyoming Valley. His many friends have established the Scholarship to celebrate ...
Margaret Mary Hagelgans Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by her parents to remember Margaret Mary Hagelgans, a member of the Class of 1986.
Mark Slomowitz Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by a bequest of his wife, Frances D. Shotwell. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student demonstrating financial need and pursuing the study of ...
Merritt W. and Marjory R. Sorber Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. A. David Fried in memory of their grandson. The scholarship is awarded to a student exhibiting outstanding academic promise and majoring in ...
Michael J. Bogdon, III Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1991 by the Bogdon family following the tragic death of their son Michael, a junior Music Education major from Plymouth, PA. The Scholarship is awarded to
Mildred Gittins Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by the University in 1983 and recognizes a record of service of four decades by Miss Gittins, manager of the bookstore. This partial scholarship award is ...
Mohamad Abraham Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by a gift to the University made by Mohamad Abraham. It assists Palestinian Arabs, or their descendants, to obtain a college education. To qualify, a student ...
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Paul Sangiuliano Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to members of the junior and senior classes who are majoring in Music and who demonstrate an aptitude for scholarship and a high level of performance skills.
MYVANWY Williams Theater Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstated outstanding interest and ability in drama.
Nathan Schiowitz Scholarship in Nursing $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to a student, selected by the Admissions Office, who demonstrates academic and potential leadership abilities in the field of nursing. Particular ...
Omar Nejib Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was awarded in memory of a graduate of the class of 1992 and the son of the late Dr. Umid Nejib, will be given annually to a student from the 11 county area of Northeastern ...
Patel Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1993 by the four children of Devnathbhai N. and Maniben D. Patel. The scholarship honors the parents’ life-long interest in and contribution to education ...
Patricia Boyle Heaman and Robert J. Heaman Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to junior or senior student majoring in English with a literature concentration. The recipient of this supplementary award is selected by a committee of English ...
Peking Chef Scholarship for International Understanding $6,000
This scholarship was established through the efforts of Mr. Eric Lee on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of his Wilkes-Barre restaurant. An award is made annually to a Pennsylvania ...
Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Northeast Chapter $6,000
This scholarship creates partial tuition scholarships for senior accounting students and is given in recognition of high academic endeavors in the study of accounting.
Pennsylvania’s Last Frontiersman Scholarship varies
This scholarship remembers David Mead, who in the fall of 1769 surveyed the settling townships of Hanover (Nanticoke), Kingston (Forty Fort), Pittston, Plymouth, and Wilkes-Barre for the ...
Private Scholarships varies
Private foundations, civic organizations, and others provide additional scholarships. In our experience, most students receive these outside scholarships from organizations within their home
Reed P. and Dorothy Travis Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by family and friends in recognition of their outstanding service to the Wilkes-Barre Area community. The scholarship provides an annual partial grant for a ...
Robert A. West Scholarship in Education $6,000
This scholarship memorializes 47 years of work in the field of education by Mr. West, former director of student teaching at Wilkes and Associate Professor Emeritus Education. Instituted in ...
Robert J. McBride Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established to honor the memory of Robert J. McBride, an athlete at Wilkes. Initial funding of the scholarship came from donations received at the time of his death.
Robert Marc Schub Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Schub in memory of their son. The scholarship is awarded annually to a local student of high potential, preferably studying in the ...
Robert S. Capin Scholarship in Accounting $6,000
This scholarship was established by his former students, many of whom have become certified public accountants and partners in major accounting firms. The fund honors Capin’s abilities as a ...
Rose Brader Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by her late brother, Irvin Brader, in honor of his sister Rose, his brother, Len Brader and his friend, Joseph J. Savitz, Esquire, past chairman of the Wilkes
Roy H. Pollack Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship provides a partial annual one-year scholarship to a junior or senior student who demonstrates academic excellence and good character as well as involvement in co-curricular ...
Ruth Boorom Melberger ’62 Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Mr. and Mrs. Clifford K. Melberger in honor of Mrs. Melberger. This scholarship is awarded in addition to all loans and merit and need awards to up to ...
Ruth W. and John T. McHenry Scholarship in Nursing $6,000
This scholarship was created by faculty, alumni, and friends of the Nursing Department. It recognizes the outstanding leadership exhibited by Ruth McHenry in founding the baccalaureate ...
Samuel Berk Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created in 1994 by son, The Honorable Jeremiah E. Berk ’63. A prominent pharmacist, Samuel Berk graduated from Columbia University and owned his own practice in ...
Samuel H. Shotwell Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by the bequest of Mrs. Shotwell and by designation of her daughter Sandra H. Shotwell ‘79. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student demonstrating ...
Sandy A. Furey Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created in 1991 by Dr. Sandy A. Furey ’55 and Ellen Witiak Furey ’55 in honor of Sandy A. Furey, a prominent teacher for 45 years at Old Forge High School. The ...
Sarah Catherine Ford Adult Learner Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in memory of Sarah C. Ford, maternal grandmother of Communication Studies Professor Dr. Jane Elmes-Crahall. The scholarship is awarded to an outstanding ...
Sarah D. Moyer Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1991 through a major gift from Mr. James G. Irion. Moyer Scholars must be Pennsylvania residents who have shown solid academic achievement and wish to ...
Scholarship to Start Education (SSE) $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1999 by the late Dr. Umid R. Nejib, Professor Emeritus Engineering. SSE Scholarships are annually awarded to qualified first-year students who are ...
Seymour A. Dimond Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1988 through the gifts of Seymour A. Dimond, A. John ’62 and Susan O. Dimond, and Jeffrey A. and Susan Dimond Fillman, is awarded to one or more students ...
Sherry Every Hudick Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Sherry Hudick. This memorial was established in 1991 by her husband, Michael ’66, M’70 and is awarded to a junior or senior Music or ...
Sidney and Pauline Friedman Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship is awarded to a highly motivated student majoring in Art with financial need.
Sidney and Pauline Friedman Scholarship - Performing Arts $6,000
This scholarship was created by a gift from the Friedmans for students majoring in Visual and Performing Art. Awarded to a highly motivated student with financial need.
Sidney and Pauline Friedman Scholarship - Visual Arts $6,000
This scholarship was created by a gift from the Friedmans for students majoring in Visual and Performing Art. Awarded to a highly motivated student with financial need.
Sidney and Theodore Rosenberg Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was created by Sidney and Theodore Rosenberg of California and provides annual income that is distributed to capable and deserving students who elect to study at Wilkes ...
Stanley F. and Helen Stawicki Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established with gifts from their children and is available to a full-time student(s) who attains and maintains an outstanding academic record. First preference is given
Stephen L. Flood ’66 Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1997 by Stephen L. Flood, President and CEO of AAG International, in honor of Dr. George F. Ralston, Dean Emeritus of Wilkes University, in tribute to the ...
Surdna Foundation Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1987 as a result of the alumni of Wilkes successfully meeting a challenge-giving goal offered by the Foundation. It is awarded to a student who ...
Sylvia Dworski Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by former students and friends of Miss Dworski, former professor of French and Spanish at Wilkes. The fund recognizes her great value of academic standards ...
Taft Achilles Rosenberg Naparsteck Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by Ruth and Martin Naparsteck ’69, in memory of their son, Taft. Although he died 10 days before his second birthday, Taft was already able to do some ...
Thomas J. Moran Scholarship in Journalism $6,000
This scholarship is funded by the Capital Cities/ABC Foundation and The Times Leader, honors the career achievements of Thomas J. Moran, President of Luzerne County Community College. The ...
Vincent and Martha Aleo Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by son Joseph ’48 and daughter-in-law Fannie Ocuto Aleo. The Scholarship honors their encouragement to pursue those principles, goals, ideals, and values ...
Walter S. Carpenter Scholarship in Engineering - Electrical Engineering $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors planning on majoring in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management or Environmental Engineering at Wilkes. The recipients of ...
Walter S. Carpenter Scholarship in Engineering - Engineering Management $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors planning on majoring in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management or Environmental Engineering at Wilkes. The recipients of ...
Walter S. Carpenter Scholarship in Engineering - Environmental Engineering $6,000
This scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors planning on majoring in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management or Environmental Engineering at Wilkes. The recipients of ...
Wilkes Achievement Scholarship $8,000
Achievement Scholarships of $8,000 are awarded to freshmen who have achieved a combined SAT score of at least 1000 or who are ranked in the top 20% of their high school graduating classes. ...
Wilkes Commitment Award $6,000
Commitment Awards of $6,000 are given to freshmen who have achieved a combined SAT score of at least 900 and who are in the top half of their high school graduating classes. Consideration is
Wilkes Leadership Scholarship varies
Leadership scholarship funds are allocated to the three major student publications (Beacon, Manuscript and Amnicola) and the radio station for distribution. Students are selected for these ...
Wilkes Multicultural Service Scholarship varies
These scholarships are offered to encourage and assist students from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds to attend Wilkes University and to contribute to the University’s campus of ...
Wilkes Named Scholarship varies
Several thousand friends and alumni contribute to the scholarship fund of the University on an annual basis. Many friends have created scholarships and awards that bear the names of the ...
Wilkes Performance Awards varies
Performance awards are given to students who major in music performance, music education, theatre arts and musical theatre. Auditions are required. The amount of the scholarship is based on
Wilkes Presidential Scholarship $9,000
Wilkes Presidential Scholarships of $9,000 are awarded to freshmen who have achieved a combined SAT score of at least 1100. Consideration is automatically given to students who meet these ...
Wilkes Room and Board Scholarship varies
Wilkes University offers a limited number of Room and Board Grants to those students who are recipients of two- to four-year Air Force ROTC scholarships and begin enrollment at Wilkes. These
Wilkes SAGE Award varies
Wilkes University participates in the SAGE Award program (a college savings plan program). This program provides a minimum reduction in tuition based on the student’s participation in the ...
Wilkes Transfer Student Scholarship $3,000-$4,000
Several Transfer Student Scholarships are awarded each year to students who have earned a minimum of 24 credits at another institution and who have a cumulative grade point average of at ...
Wilkes University Act 101 Grant Varies
Provides educational opportunites for educationally and economically disadvantaged students. Must be residents of Pennsylvania and meet requirements. Contact Wilkes University Admissions ...
Wilkes University Leadership Scholarships Varies
Students are selected for these grants on the basis of the positions they hold within the publication staff. Also offered to the the president of the commuter council, and inter-residence ...
Wilkes University Multicultural Service Scholarships Varies
An interview with the coordinator of the Multicultural Service Scholarships is required to determine how individual student might help the University attain its service goals. Renewable with ...
Wilkes University Music Scholarships Varies
Recipients are selected by the Wilkes University Music Department.
Wilkes University Named Scholarships Varies
Eligibility criteria is determined by the donor. Contact Financial Aid Office for a listing of these scholarships as well as information and application forms.
Wilkes University Need-Based Grant $600-$5600
Must have good records of achievement and performance in high school or college and be attending Wilkes University.
Wilkes University Presidential Scholarships Varies
Must rank in the top 10% of high school graduating class and score 1100 on the SAT. Scholarships range from $1000 to half tuition at Wilkes College. Automatic consideration given to qualified
Wilkes University Scholars $11,000
Those students who have achieved a combined SAT score of 1200 or greater are considered Wilkes University Scholars and may be awarded a scholarship of $11,000. Consideration is automatically
Wilkes University Transfer Student Scholarships $500
Students who wish to be considered for this scholarship must be accepted to Wilkes University by May 1. Renewable.
Wilkes University Trustee Scholarships Tuition
Must rank in the top 5% of high school graduating class and score 1200 on the SAT. Automatic consideration is given to students who meet criteria and are accepted to Wilkes University by Dec.
Wilkes University Wrestling Scholarships Varies
Must show talent in wrestling at Wilkes University.
Will F. and Regina D. Maguire Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1990 by Dr. Maureen Maguire Litchman ’78, Dr. Melita Maguire Konecke ’82, Michelle A. Maguire Davenport, C.R.N.A. ’82, and Attorney Megan P. Maguire ’84 ...
William Bernhard Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in memory of William Bernhard ‘83 by his family. The scholarship is available to a deserving student(s) pursuing studies in Business. Priority shall be to ...
William D. Berryman Scholarship Fund $6,000
This scholarship was established in his memory by wife Helen Berryman and honors both his profession and his deep love of music. Two scholarships will be awarded annually: one to a student ...
William D. Jonathan Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by friends of William D. Jonathan in recognition of his selfless courage in the line of duty and his life’s interest in improving fiscal management in state ...
William D. Jonathan Memorial Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by friends of William D. Jonathan in recognition of his selfless courage in the line of duty and his life’s interest in improving fiscal management in state ...
WIlliam Langfelder Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established in 1986 by his sister, Mrs. Julia Hirsch, to provide scholarship assistance for one or more deserving students. First priority is given to students from ...
William R. Gasbarro Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship remembers Professor Gasbarro for his service as chairman and member of the music department over three decades. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student(s) of ...
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship $6,000
This scholarship was established by the Hearst Foundation, Inc. to provide scholarship assistance to freshmen or incoming transfer students who are members of an underrepresented minority or ...