Scholarships and financial aid

The annual Wayne State University Scholarship Application period runs from October 1 – March 1. Applicants will be considered for the scholarships listed below, as well as the scholarships available throughout the university, by using just one application.

Department scholarships

Dudley Randall Scholarship Endowment Fund

To be eligible, applicants must be full-time undergraduate African studies majors with a concentration in cultural studies and the arts. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection will be based on scholastic achievement (includes GPA and leadership qualities).

Pamela A. Tinsley Memorial Annual Scholarship

This fund is established to recognize scholastic achievement, to encourage continued progress, and to provide assistance to students in financing their education in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. To be eligible, applicants must be full or part-time undergraduate students majoring or minoring in African American studies with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Perry Mars Scholarship Endowment Fund

This fund is established to recognize scholastic achievement, to encourage continued progress, and to provide assistance to students in financing their education in the Department of African American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. To be eligible, applicants must be full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students taking courses in or accepted for study in the Department of African American Studies with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

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