Wayne State University

Scholarships

Private scholarships

  • Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame Annual Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Students with a disability or who intend to pursue a career in working with the disabled are eligible. Student must be enrolled or accepted for study in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.

    About the Donor

    The Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame was established by Tony Flippis, Sr. founder of Wright & Filippis. The mission of the Hall of Fame is to honor athletes with disabilities who have demonstrated achievement in sports, are positive role models in the community, and to help educate the public about sports for the disabled.

  • Board of Visitors Annual Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    EACPHS students entering their final year of studies in the summer or fall with a minimum 3.5 GPA are eligible. Applicants must also demonstrate qualities of leadership, participate in student or professional organizations, serve as an ambassador to the college in their daily activities and have financial need.

    About the Donor

    The Board of Visitors Annual Scholarship was created in January 2012 through contributions from the members of the board of visitors. The intent of the board of visitors is to provide tuition assistance to a deserving student that shows great promise for making a difference in their profession.

  • Christine Ford Annual Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    The scholarship recognizes first year students enrolled in the Clinical Laboratory Science program for scholastic achievement. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.7, and it is preferred, but not required, that they demonstrate financial need. Recipients may use the award for tuition and other educational expenses and may retain this award, provided they continue to meet established criteria; however, renewal is not automatic.

    About the Donor

    Christine Ford began working at Wayne State University in 1971 and served as the secretary for the Clinical Laboratory Science program for 36 years. She loved helping people, especially students. Honored in a Life@Wayne article for being an "unsung hero," she championed the average student and would advocate for anyone needing assistance with getting through any red tape. Generous graduates, colleagues and friends, who were inspired by her selfless, caring spirit and dedication to our students, created the Christine A. Ford Annual Scholarship.

  • Dr. Alexander Wallace III and M. Ann Wallace Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for study in the clinical laboratory science program. Recipients must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

    About the Donor

    Ms. Ann Wallace established a scholarship as a tribute to her brother Dr. Alexander Wallace III who was a physician. Ms. Wallace received her Master of Science degree in Medical Technology in 1973. She subsequently taught in the department for 25 years and retired in 1998.

  • EACPHS Diversity Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Prospective full-time graduate and undergraduate students applying and accepted for study in any academic area of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Students must be in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students of socioeconomic disadvantage, first generation college student, overcoming substantial obstacles such as family or personal adversity, or educational disability.

    About the Donor

    Contributions from the Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) created this endowed scholarship. The DAB is comprised of community and business leaders desirous of furthering the education of underrepresented students in the area of pharmacy and health sciences.

  • Katherine M. Beattie CLS Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Full or part time students enrolled in the Clinical Laboratory Science program with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Recipients will be selected based upon scholastic achievement, desirable qualities of character and leadership and financial need.

    About the Donor

    Kay Beattie graduated with a BS degree in medical technology from Wayne State University in 1943. Her first position was at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. She was promoted to supervisor of the Blood Bank before becoming the co-director of the Michigan Community Blood Center in Detroit and then the director of the reference laboratory and education at the American Red Cross until she retired to Florida in 1988. Throughout her 45 year career, Kay was active at the local, state and national levels and was honored by her peers. Kay had a passion for education and wanted to help students in the future achieve their academic goals. Kay established this scholarship with a gift from her estate.