Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship
Wade McCree Incentive Recipient Selection
Detroit Public Schools (DPS) high schools select the recipients of Wade McCree Incentive Scholarships.
To be eligible for the Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship at Wayne State University, DPS high school graduates must meet the following criteria:
- Upon graduation from high school, possess a cumulative 3.0 grade point average, and
- Attain a composite minimum score of 21 on the ACT.
Financial need is not a criterion.
The Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship provides tuition for 32 credit hours for each of four years (eight semesters maximum).
Scholarship recipients must enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours each fall and winter semester of the four-year award. The remaining portion of the annual 32 credit hours of tuition can be used in the spring/summer semester of the school year. At the end of the spring/summer semester of each of the four school years, the unused portion of the 32 credit hours of tuition reverts to Wayne State University.
Scholarship Maintenance and Retention
WSU Wade McCree Scholars must:
Maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 grade point average
- Register for and complete at least 12 credit hours each fall and winter semester.
Note: Scholarship recipients are strongly encouraged to complete 16 credit hours each
semester to ensure degree completion at the end of eight semesters.
Academic Progress Requirement
The academic progress of Wade McCree Scholars is reviewed at the close of each winter semester. If the following conditions occur, the Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship will be discontinued in the following fall semester.
- The Scholar’s cumulative grade point average drops below 2.5
- The Scholar does not register for and complete 12 credit hours each fall and winter semester.
- The Scholar receives all “X” grades for a semester.
- The Scholar withdraws from all classes without authorization in a given semester.
WSU Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship Coordinator
Please direct inquiries concerning the Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship at Wayne State University to the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 313-577-2100 or email@example.com.