George J. Wanko, PhD Endowed Scholarship

The George J. Wanko, PhD Endowed Scholarship was established to honor George J. Wanko, PhD and exists to assist students who are committed to completing an undergraduate degree program at Barry University but are experiencing financial difficulties.

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student and have completed at least one full academic year at Barry University as a full-time student.
  • Have a 2.5 or greater cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Barry University Office of Financial Aid and based on the FAFSA form completion and review
  • Demonstrate commitment to the University (for example, active involvement in student organizations, campus ministry, student government, or residence hall governance)
  • Demonstrate how they are contributing financially to their own education
  • Submit two (2) recommendations, one from a Barry University professor and the other from a Barry University staff member
  • Submit an essay (300 words or less) stating their commitment to Barry University and explaining the importance of graduating from Barry University

Donor
Dr. George J. Wanko
Award
$1,610
Deadline
02/12/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you completed at least one year of full-time academic study at Barry University?

    (Note: this scholarship requires that applicants have completed at least one year of study as a full-time student at Barry.)

  2. In 300 words or less, please describe your involvement at the University (for example, active involvement in student organizations, campus ministry, student government, and/or resident hall governance).
  3. In 300 words or less, please describe how you are contributing financially to your own education and what financial difficulties you are presently experiencing.
  4. In 300 words or less, state your commitment to Barry University and explain the importance of graduating from Barry University.
  5. Please provide the name & email address of a Barry University professor that will provide a letter of recommendation for you. (NOTE: It is your responsibility to make sure your reference submits a letter of recommendation prior to the deadline. Manage your references in the Reference Section.)
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