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Wilkes University welcomes you to our official home page. Wilkes, located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, offers small classes with Ph.D.-level faculty and a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts, music, applied sciences, biology, chemistry, ...
Four Wilkes University students were awarded the Dr. Joseph Donald Stephens, DDS Global Scholars Award. This award provides students with scholarships to pursue their education in another country. The four students will study abroad this summer.
Wilkes University Student Dian McKinney of Slatington, Pa., Awarded Commonwealth Good Citizen Scholarship
Wilkes University student Dian McKinney of Slatington, Pa., was awarded the Commonwealth Good Citizen Scholarship in the amount of $2,500. The scholarship is awarded by the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania. McKinney is a senior English and secondary education dual-major with a minor in history. This scholarship is reserved for full-time undergraduate students who have shown an extraordinary commitment to community service and who have demonstrated creativity in shaping their volunteer activities.
Wilkes University student Patrick Kaczmarczyk of Duryea, Pa., was awarded the UPS Scholarship through the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania in the amount of $2,600. Kaczmarczyk is a senior nursing major. The UPS Scholarship is awarded to a student whose background reflects one or more of the characteristics of highest priority to the UPS Foundation and Council of Independent College's First Opportunity Program. Those characteristics include, first generation, low-income, minority, or new American students.
Wilkes University student pharmacist Kayla Hiryak of Boyertown, Pa., was awarded the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Gateway to Research Scholarship for her research. Hiryak worked with mentor Adam VanWert, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, on her project entitled, "Synthetic Biological Approach to Treating Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones." Hiryak was one of 16 winners out of hundreds of nominees from across the country and the first Wilkes student to receive the award.
Wilkes University Students Selected for Kirby Scholarship by Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Ten Wilkes University students have been selected to be Kirby Scholars by the Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship. The Kirby Scholars are top-performers in accounting, marketing, legal, product development, and project management. The Scholars provide services to the businesses at the center's business incubator, and receive valuable experience in their field of study and formal recognition of their work.
Wilkes University junior Valerie Woods, a marketing and management double major, was recently awarded two scholarships: the Joseph D. Giampapa Scholarship and the Thomas E. Matthews Scholarship through NACA, the National Association for Campus Activities. These scholarships are awarded to students who hold important leadership positions, and through Woods' demonstrated leadership skills and ability, she is being recognized for making a significant contribution on the Wilkes campus.
James Jaskolka of Pocono Pines, Pa., a junior communication studies major at Wilkes University, was recently awarded the Department of Communication Studies' Alumni and Friends Scholarship.
Six students have been awarded the Pay it Forward scholarship to enter the graduate creative writing program. The scholarship was established to allow Wilkes University creative writing faculty and alumni to give a $2,500 award to a writer who they feel would be an excellent fit for the program. Students have been awarded this one-time payment to offset tuition during the students first term of study.
Wilkes University student Bryant Morocho of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., was awarded the William J. Polacheck Memorial Scholarship at the University's annual scholarship luncheon on March 27. The annual scholarship is awarded to a senior student who graduated from a Wilkes-Barre Area high school, is pursuing a degree in the science field and demonstrates financial need. Morocho is expected to graduate in May with a degree in biology and a minor in chemistry.
Wilkes University student Ian Foley of White Hall, Pa., was awarded the inaugural McCole Foundation Scholarship at the University's annual scholarship luncheon on March 27. Foley, a senior communications and political science major, merited the scholarship for an internship he completed at Chancellor Financial Group in Wilkes-Barre. Beginning in the 2014/2015 academic year, the scholarship will be awarded to a Wilkes student enrolled in the business or entrepreneurship programs.
Two Wilkes University students were awarded the Mark Family Annual Scholarship at the University's annual scholarship luncheon on March 27. The scholarship is awarded to one full-time student enrolled in the engineering program and one full-time student enrolled in the business administration program.
Dominick Costantino, a senior communication studies major from Hanover Township, Pa., was selected as a 2013 Betsy Plank Scholarship winner at the Public Relations Student Society of America Convention in Philadelphia. This is the first time a Wilkes University student received a national scholarship in public relations. He is the son of Bonnie and Dominick Costantino, Sr.
Wilkes University student David Brandt, a senior integrative media major from Ashley, Pa., was selected as one of 10 students for the 2013 PromaxBDA Scholars Program. Brandt also received second place in the organization's Industry Development Student Story Challenge for his promotional video of himself.
Area students received new annual scholarships at a Wilkes University scholarship luncheon on April 15, 2010. Students from your area include: