Types of aid for law students


Wayne Law offers a variety of scholarships based on a combination of criteria. Incoming J.D. students are automatically considered for merit and other scholarships once they file the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

International JD and LLM students should contact the Law School's Scholarship Office for information about applying for scholarships and awards. The Law School Scholarship Office can be reached at waynelawscholarship@wayne.edu or 313-577-3996.

WSU ScholarshipUniverse connects Wayne State University students to internal and external scholarship opportunities. Current and admitted Wayne State University students can log in to search and apply for scholarships.

WSU ScholarshipUniverse - to apply for WSU private scholarships and vetted external scholarships

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A federal work-study award is offered to students with financial need who may contribute toward their educational expenses by working part time. 


Loans require repayment. Detailed information about repayment of federal loans including borrower rights and responsibilities  is available on the Federal Student Aid website.

Other types of aid

You may qualify for specialized types of financial aid based on a variety of factors.