Robert Wilkos Scholarship

Robert Wilkos Scholarship

Welcome to the Robert Wilkos Scholarship, a $1000 annual grant designed to support and empower US-based undergraduate and graduate students. Established by Robert Wilkos, founder of, this scholarship reflects his commitment to education and personal growth. Each year, we 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.


Application Deadline​

April 20, 2024


  • 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.

Write an Essay

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.
  • We Value

    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.

  • How to apply?

    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.