2020 Wilkes Scholarships

Wilkes net price is at $22,975.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Wilkes University. Wilkes awards an average of $26,000.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, Wilkes students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Wilkes-Barre, then those costs could be even higher.

95% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $22,179.00. Furthermore, 38% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,620.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Wilkes University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by Wilkes while others are open to Wilkes students, though not exclusive to Wilkes University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Wilkes University students?

There are 9 scholarships totaling $51,372.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 9 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Wilkes University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Wilkes University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Wilkes University study abroad scholarships, Wilkes University transfer scholarships, and Wilkes University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for Wilkes study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward Wilkes study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to Wilkes transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Wilkes University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. Wilkes transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for Wilkes transfer scholarships.

Are these Wilkes scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.


Carnegie Dartlet $10,000 Scholarship

Sponsor by Carnegie Dartlet Location Scholarship Program, Westford, MA

Applicant must register on CollegeXpress or have requested college information from one of our magazines (including but not limited to Private Colleges & Universities, Public Colleges & Universities, and Graduate Colleges & Universities) or one of our websites (including but not limited to collegexpress.com, privatecolleges.com, acuinfo.com, and gradcu.com). Applicant must be...

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$10,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

University Scholarship

Sponsor by Wilkes University

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200.

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$11,000.00 None Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Wilkes University

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1100.

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$9,000.00 None Apply Now

Transfer Student Scholarship

Sponsor by Wilkes University

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and 24 credits.

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$4,000.00 None Apply Now

Dean's Scholarship

Sponsor by Wilkes University

Applicant must rank in the top fifth of class or have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1000.

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$8,000.00 None Apply Now

Commitment Award

Sponsor by Wilkes University

Applicant must rank in the top half of class and have a minimum combined SAT I score of 900.

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$6,000.00 None Apply Now

Ohio College Opportunity Grant

Sponsor by Ohio Board of Regents, Office of Financial Aid Location 30 East Broad Street, 36th Floor, Columbus, OH

Applicant must be an Ohio resident who demonstrates the highest levels of financial need with an expected family contribution of $2,190 or less and a maximum household income of $75,000 as determined by the FAFSA results. Applicant must be enrolled at an eligible Ohio or Pennsylvania institution.

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$1,872.00 October 1 Apply Now

Joseph P. Gavenonis Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Pennsylvania Location P.O. Box 2324, Harrisburg, PA

Applicant must attend a secondary school in Pennsylvania and be the child of a Pennsylvania American Legion Member who is in good standing, is deceased, or has been killed or is missing in action.

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$500.00 May 30 Apply Now

Technology Scholarship

Sponsor by Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Location 1200 North 7th Street, Harrisburg, PA

Applicant must be a Pennsylvania resident who is a high school graduate with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must be enrolled in an approved science, technology, or allied health program at a Pennsylvania school, including community colleges, independent two-year colleges or private licensed schools offering approved programs. The goal of this...

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$1,000.00 September 30 Apply Now