The University Scholarship is awarded to National Merit Scholarship finalists. This scholarship is an Honors College award for incoming WSU freshmen.
For further information on this and other scholarships offered, contact the Honors College.
Award for Incoming Freshmen - Fall 2014
The award package for the University Scholarship includes:
$11,500 per year for four consecutive years
$5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
One-time study abroad funding
Membership in the Honors College.
Eligibility Criteria & Requirements
You may be awarded a scholarship based on your undergraduate application materials. A separate scholarship application is not needed.
National Merit Scholar finalists are encouraged to apply for admission to WSU by December 1, 2013.
For more information about the admission application process, visit www.admissions.wayne.edu or contact Undergraduate Admissions at 313-577-2100.
You are required to notify WSU of your National Merit Scholar finalist standing. Please visit the Honors College site for more information. You are encouraged to send notification of semi-finalist standing to the Honors College.
Membership in the Honors College is required..
To retain your award
You must enroll in, complete a minimum of 12 credit hours for fall and winter semesters, and maintain a minimum 3.5 GPA. Full-time enrollment is 12 credit hours or more.
You must maintain good standing within the Honors College.
If you earn a bachelor's degree in less than four years, your scholarship terminates at that time.
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.