WSU award renewal criteria

These charts show the renewal criteria for your WSU award 

Renewal criteria for academic merit awards can be found on these pages:

Freshmen award renewal

2021-22 Freshmen award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students receiving their first award during the 2021-22 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years. 

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File an updated FAFSA every year by March 1 for the coming academic year
  • Pass at least 30 credits per academic year

Wayne Access Tuition Pledge Program

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-5000
  • Pass at least 30 credits per academic year
  • Meet with your academic advisor each semester to remain on track for graduation

Born to Be a Warrior Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Current students who were admitted as freshman may be considered for an award which would end four years after their first semester at WSU.

  • Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 5001-9000
  • Pass a minimum of 30 credits each academic year

2020-21 Freshmen award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Heart of Detroit Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File an updated FAFSA every year by March 1 for the coming academic year
  • Pass at least 30 credits per academic year

Wayne Access Tuition Pledge Program

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-5000
  • Pass at least 30 credits per academic year
  • Meet with your academic advisor each semester to remain on track for graduation

Born to Be a Warrior Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Current students who were admitted as freshman may be considered for an award which would end four years after their first semester at WSU.

  • Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 5001-9000
  • Pass a minimum of 30 credits each academic year

2019-20 Freshmen award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2019-20 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Wayne Access Tuition Pledge Program

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-5000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year
  • Meet with your academic advisor each semester to remain on track for graduation

Born to Be a Warrior Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Current students who were admitted as freshman may be considered for an award which would end four years after their first semester at WSU.

  • Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 5001-9000
  • Pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year

2018-19 Freshmen award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2018-19 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Wayne Access Tuition Pledge Program

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-5000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year
  • Meet with your academic advisor each semester to remain on track for graduation

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 5001-9000
  • Pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year

2017-18 Freshmen grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2017-18 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Wayne Access Tuition Pledge Program

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to four consecutive years.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-5000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year
  • Meet with your academic advisor each semester to remain on track for graduation

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-8000
  • Pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year

2016-17 Freshmen grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2016-17 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-8000
  • Pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year

2015-16 Freshmen grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2015-16 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Freshmen Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-8000
  • Pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year

Transfer award renewal

2021-22 Transfer student grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2021-22 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Transfer student grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Born to Be a Warrior Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to two consecutive years..  

Current students who were admitted as a transfer student may be considered for an award that would end two years after their first semester at WSU.

  • Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to two consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-6000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year

2020-21 Transfer student grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2020-21 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters.  

Transfer student grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Born to Be a Warrior Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to two consecutive years..  

Current students who were admitted as a transfer student may be considered for an award that would end two years after their first semester at WSU.

  • Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to two consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-6000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year

2019-20 Transfer student grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2019-20 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Transfer student grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Born to Be a Warrior Tuition Pledge

Up to the full cost of tuition and standard fees (matriculation, registration, and student service) at the in-state rate. This subtracts federal, state, and other university-based aid and can cover up to two consecutive years.. 

Current students who were admitted as a transfer student may be considered for an award that would end two years after their first semester at WSU.

  • Maintain 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to two consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-6000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year

2018-19 Transfer student grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2018-19 academic year. Along with these requirements, a student must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits for both the fall and winter semesters. 

Transfer student grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Additional Requirements

Wayne State Promise Grant

$3,000 per year for up to two consecutive years

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards

  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-6000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year