Wayne State University

Scholarships

Private scholarships

  • Anne Parker Iwick Memorial Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants must be enrolled or accepted for study in the occupational therapy program. Recipients will be selected on the basis of scholastic achievement, desirable qualities of character and leadership and financial need.

    About the Donor

    The Anne Parker Iwick Scholarship was established in occupational therapy as a tribute to Anne’s life and her dedication to the service of others. This scholarship is meant to assist OT students in need of financial assistance.

  • Arline Ethel Trabman Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Occupational Therapy

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants much be full-time or part-time students in Occupational Therapy. Recipients must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need as determined by the college.

    About the Donor

    Bernice Trabman created this endowed scholarship in Occupational Therapy to honor her sister’s personal and professional accomplishments. She felt that she could honor her sister’s memory by providing educational opportunities for current occupational therapy students. Arline graduated from WSU in 1950 with a degree in education, but her first love was Occupational Therapy.

  • 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.

  • Barbara J. Henderson Miller Occupational Therapy Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants must be full or part-time students enrolled in the occupational therapy program. Recipients will be selected on the basis of scholastic achievement with a minimum 3.2 GPA with a preference given to students who have greatly improved their performance since beginning the program. Students should also demonstrate qualities of leadership and financial need.

    About the Donor

    Barbara Henderson Miller graduated from Wayne State University’s occupational therapy program in 1959. Mrs. Miller’s career as an occupational therapist spans more than 22 years working with toddlers, preteens and adults at Detroit Receiving, Sinai and Beaumont Hospitals and the Society for Crippled Children and Adults. In establishing this scholarship, Mrs. Miller stated “I received a wonderful education from Wayne State University and I want to give something back.”

  • Barbara Jewett Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants must be junior occupational therapy students maintaining at least 12 credit hours at the university. Recipients will be selected on the basis of financial need, involvement in student and professional organizations and must have an above average academic standing.

    About the Donor

    Barbara Jewett was the first Program Director, Fieldwork Coordinator and Educator for the Occupational Therapy program. Ms. Jewett served in this leadership role for many years. She was apioneer and advocate for the profession. Ms. Jewett’s leadership made her a role model for the profession throughout the Detroit community. The endowed scholarship was created through the generosity of a gift from Barbara Jewett’s estate.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Martha E. Schnebly Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants must be full-time or part-time students enrolled in the Occupational Therapy program. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required and students need not demonstrate financial need.

    About the Donor

    Martha Schnebly is a former Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy and a former Deputy Dean of the College. Dr. Schnebly strongly believed that research findings could have an impact on the practice of occupational therapy. Her professional legacy and generosity have significantly influenced the advancement of the Occupational Therapy program at Wayne State University.

  • 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.

  • Kaye J. Schlomer Endowed Scholarship for Occupational and Physical Therapy

    Scholarship criteria

    Applicants must be full-time or part-time graduate or undergraduate students majoring in occupational therapy or physical therapy. No minimum GPA is required and students need not demonstrate financial need.

    About the Donor

    A 1961 Occupational Therapy graduate, Kaye J. Schlomer left her estate to fund endowed scholarships in both occupational and physical therapy. These scholarships will recognize scholastic achievement, encourage continued progress and provide financial assistance to students.