Discover Detroit Scholarship

We want our out-of-state students to discover  their home in Detroit.

Discover Detroit Scholarships are awarded to out-of-state students. This scholarship will cover the difference between in-state and out-of-state tuition and standard fees. All out-of-state applicants who meet the below requirements will be considered. Incoming students are eligible to be considered for other merit scholarships awarded to Michigan residents.

Award for incoming freshmen - fall 2018

Award requirements

  • Entering freshmen must have at least a 3.5 cumulative high school GPA with a minimum score of 1160 on the SAT or 24 on the ACT (taken after March 2016).

  • Students must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of the United States.

For maximum scholarship consideration, you must complete the undergraduate admission application (including submission of all transcripts and test scores) as soon as possible.

Complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all available funding.

Award for incoming transfer students - fall 2018

Award requirements

Scholarships are available to qualified incoming transfer students who are currently enrolled at a community college. Students who were enrolled at a community college within one of the two semesters prior to their anticipated starting term at Wayne State University also are eligible.

  • Transfer students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative college GPA with a minimum of 24 transferable hours from a community college.

  • Students must be U.S. citizens or legal residents of the United States.

For maximum scholarship consideration, you must complete the undergraduate admission application (including submission of all transcripts and test scores) as soon as possible.

Complete the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all available funding.