In 2003, Daniel Kubacki established the Helen Monkiewicz Kubacki Scholarship Fund For Wilkes University in memory of his wife. Helen was a graduate of the Class of 1936 at Mount Carmel High School. She received her RN degree from Reading Hospital School of Nursing in 1943 and a BS in Nursing Education in 1968 from Wilkes College. She touched the lives of many through her nursing practice and teaching. Daniel Kubacki passed away in 2007.
This fund supports scholarships for students who are currently enrolled in either the Generic or Registered Nurse Undergraduate Program at Wilkes University. This award is not eligible to high school seniors. Eligible individuals must have successfully completed at least one year in either the Generic or Registered Nurse Undergraduate Program at Wilkes University. The student will be selected based on academic and extracurricular accomplishments, and financial need. The recipient shall be a better than average student academically, achieving a 2.5 average or above. The scholarship recipient shall be someone who is active in school and community activities and has a strong desire to become a nurse.
Applications will be available for interested students to pick up at Wilkes University Nursing Department from February through early May. Application deadline: May 10th.