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Robert Wilkos

Robert Wilkos Scholarship

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1000 USD
United States
20 Apr 2024
Application deadline


Welcome to the Robert Wilkos Scholarship, an annual grant designed to support and empower US-based undergraduate and graduate students.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Established by Robert Wilkos, founder of, this scholarship reflects his commitment to education and personal growth. Each year, they invite students to express their resilience through a 600 to 800-word essay on “What’s the most difficult challenge you’ve ever faced?” This initiative not only offers financial support but also aims to highlight and celebrate the enduring spirit and perseverance of students in overcoming life’s hurdles on their educational journey.

Applicable programmes


The scholarship is worth $1,000.


  • Must be enrolled in or accepted into a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States or hold a valid student visa.

Scholarship requirements




United States



Study experience required





Application deadline

20 Apr 2024

Please write an essay of over 800 words on the topic: What’s the most difficult challenge you’ve ever faced?

Proper spelling, grammar, and citations should be used. Any submissions will be scanned for plagiarism.

Make sure that your writing is innovative, relevant, and, most importantly, totally unique. We value the quality of your material above the number of words you write.

Send the completed essay to us using our scholarship application form before April 20, 2024, with your full name, telephone number, email address, high school graduation date, proof of university enrollment, current GPA, and a quick summary of yourself.

Attach all of your information in one PDF file.


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