Presidential Scholarship for Freshmen
Freshmen who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement are eligible for the Presidential Scholarship.
The average profile of the freshman class of Presidential Scholars is a 3.83 GPA and 30 ACT.
Award for Incoming Freshmen - Fall 2013
- The Presidential Scholarship is $10,000 per year for four consecutive years, for a total of $40,000.
Eligibility Criteria & Requirements
Eligible students will be invited to attend Scholar's Day. 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, and your performance on the essay at Scholars Day.
Completed WSU admissions application with all documents received in Admissions by Friday, November 16, 2012.
Minimum junior year high school grade point average of 3.75 and a minimum ACT score of 27
Students who attend Scholars Day will be considered for an award based on an essay and interview
You must be a citizen of the United States or have permanent resident status.
If you are offered an award, you must accept it by May 1, 2013.
To Maintain your Award
You must complete a minimum of 12 credit hours for fall and winter semesters, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.3.
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 offers and renews scholarships at its sole and absolute discretion; offers and renewals are contingent upon available funding and the continuation of the scholarship program. WSU students can receive only one Presidential Program scholarship. These include the University, Presidential, Gold, Green or Anthony Wayne scholarships. Students who have completed a bachelor's degree are not eligible for Presidential Program scholarships. Changes to a student's financial, housing or academic situation may result in adjustments to awards.