Wayne State University

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Presidential Scholarship for Freshmen

Freshmen who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement are eligible for the Presidential Scholarship.

New student awards - Fall 2014 -

Eligibility criteria & requirements - Fall 2014

Eligible students will be invited to attend Honors Convocation. The Irvin D. Reid Honors College will extend an invitation to the university's most promising first-year applicants.

You may be awarded this scholarship based on your undergraduate application materials.

Award requirements

To retain your award

Full-time enrollment is 12 credit hours or more.


Wayne State University students can receive only one of the following merit scholarships - University, Presidential, Distinguished, Wade McCree, Gold, Green, Academic Achievement, Anthony Wayne or Detroit Urban Scholars scholarships. Students who have completed a bachelor's degree are not eligible for these scholarships.