Freshman merit award renewal criteria

These charts are are a guide to the renewal criteria for your scholarship. 

2017-18 Freshman merit award renewal criteria

Academic merit scholarships are renewable based on the criteria listed below. 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 earn a minimum of 30 credits each academic year. These awards are only for WSU undergraduates working on a first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Honors College Requirement
Green Scholarship

$2,500 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Gold Scholarship

$5,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Detroit Leadership Scholarship

$5,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Warrior Scholarship

$7,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship
  • $9,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Free on-campus room (double occupancy) for first two years
3.0 No Not required
President's Award for National Merit Scholarship Finalists
  • $12,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • $5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
  • One-time study abroad funding up to $2,500
3.5 No Good standing required

 

2016-17 Freshman merit award renewal criteria

Academic merit scholarships are renewable based on the criteria listed below. 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 earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. These awards are only for WSU undergraduates working on a first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Honors College Requirement
Green Scholarship

$2,500 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Gold Scholarship

$5,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Not required
Detroit Urban Scholars

$6,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Distinguished Scholarship

$7,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Not required
Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship
  • $9,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Free on-campus room (double occupancy) for first two years
3.0 No Not required
Presidential Scholarship

$9,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Not required
University Scholarship
  • $12,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • $5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
  • One-time study abroad funding up to $2,500
3.5 No Good standing required
Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship

Tuition for 32 credits per year for four years (eight semesters maximum)

2.5 Yes Not required
Detroit Promise
  • Tuition and fees for four years
2.5 No Not required

2015-16 Freshman merit award renewal criteria

Academic merit scholarships are renewable based on the criteria listed below. 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 earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. These awards are only for WSU undergraduates working on a first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Honors College Requirement
Green Scholarship

$2,500 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Gold Scholarship

$5,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Not required
Detroit Urban Scholars

$6,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Good standing required
Distinguished Scholarship

$7,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Not required
Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship
  • $9,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Free on-campus room (double occupancy) for first two years
3.0 No Not required
Presidential Scholarship

$9,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Not required
University Scholarship
  • $12,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • $5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
  • One-time study abroad funding
3.5 No Good standing required
Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship

Tuition for 32 credits per year for four years (eight semesters maximum)

2.5 Yes Not required
Detroit Compact
  • Tuition and fees for four years
  • Note: You must complete the FAFSA every year
2.5 No Not required

2014-15 Freshman merit award renewal criteria

Academic merit scholarships are renewable based on the criteria listed below. These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2014-15 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. These awards are only for WSU undergraduates working on a first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Honors College Requirement
Academic Achievement Scholarship

$1,500 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Green Scholarship

$3,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Gold Scholarship

$6,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Good standing required
Detroit Urban Scholars

$6,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Good standing required
Distinguished Scholarship

$8,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Good standing required
Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship
  • $9,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Free on-campus room (double occupancy) for first two years
3.0 No Not required
Presidential Scholarship

$11,500 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Good standing required
University Scholarship
  • $11,500 per year for four consecutive years
  • $5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
  • One-time study abroad funding
3.5 No Good standing required
Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship

Tuition for 32 credits per year for four years (eight semesters maximum)

2.5 Yes Not required
Detroit Compact
  • Tuition and fees for four years
  • Note: You must complete the FAFSA every year
2.5 No Not required

2013-14 Freshman merit award renewal criteria

Academic merit scholarships are renewable based on the criteria listed below. These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2013-14 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. These awards are only for WSU undergraduates working on a first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Honors College Requirement
Green Scholarship

$3,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Gold Scholarship

$6,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Good standing required
Detroit Urban Scholars

$6,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Good standing required
Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship
  • $9,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Free on-campus room (double occupancy) for first two years
3.0 No Not required
Presidential Scholarship

$10,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Good standing required
University Scholarship
  • $10,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • $5,000 per year toward on-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
  • One-time study abroad funding
3.5 No Good standing required
Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship

Tuition for 32 credits per year for four years (eight semesters maximum)

2.5 Yes Not required
Detroit Compact
  • Tuition and fees for four years
  • Note: You must complete the FAFSA every year
2.5 No Not required

2012-13 Freshman merit award renewal criteria

Academic merit scholarships are renewable based on the criteria listed below. These requirements apply to all students who receive an award for the first time during the 2012-13 academic year. Requirements for all awards include enrollment in a minimum of 12 undergraduate WSU credits each fall and winter semester. You must earn a minimum of 24 credits each academic year. These awards are only for WSU undergraduates working on a first bachelor's degree.

Scholarship Annual Award WSU Cumulative GPA Required Available spring-summer Honors College Requirement
Wayne State University Scholarship

$2,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Not required
Green Scholarship

$3,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.0 No Community of Scholars optional
Gold Scholarship

$4,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Community of Scholars optional
Anthony Wayne Out-of-State Freshman Scholarship
  • $9,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • Free on-campus room (double occupancy) for first two years with 10 or 15-meal plan
3.0 No Not required
Presidential Scholarship

$10,000 per year for four consecutive years

3.3 No Good standing required
University Scholarship
  • $10,000 per year for four consecutive years
  • On-campus room (double occupancy) and board for up to four years
  • One-time study abroad funding
3.5 No Good standing required
Wade McCree Incentive Scholarship

Tuition for 32 credits per year for four years (eight semesters maximum)

2.5 Yes Not required
Detroit Compact
  • Tuition and fees for four years
  • Note: You must complete the FAFSA every year
2.5 No Not required