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WSU grant renewal criteria

These charts are a guide to the renewal criteria for your WSU grant award. 

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

2017-18 Freshman grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2017-18 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. Wayne State Access Grant and Wayne State Promise Grant are renewable for up to four years, with the option to apply for a fifth year, provided you are on track to graduate.

Freshman Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Additional Requirements
Wayne State Access Grant

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

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards No
  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-5000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year
Wayne State Promise Grant $3,000 per year for up to four consecutive years Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards No
  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 5001-9000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year

 

2016-17 Freshman grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2016-17 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. 

Freshman Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Additional Requirements
Wayne State Promise Grant

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

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards No
  • 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 Freshman grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2015-16 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. 

Freshman Grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Additional Requirements
Wayne State Promise Grant

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

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards No
  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-8000
  • Pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year

 

2017-18 Transfer student grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2017-18 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. 

Transfer student grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Additional Requirements
Wayne State Promise Grant

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

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards No
  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-6000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year

 

2016-17 Transfer student grant award renewal criteria

These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2016-17 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must pass a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. 

Transfer student grant Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Additional Requirements
Wayne State Promise Grant

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

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards No
  • File your FAFSA each year, continuing to demonstrate need with an EFC between 0-6000
  • Pass at least 24 credits per academic year