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.

  • 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.

  • Frank O. Taylor Pharmacy Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Students must be in good academic standing and working toward their PhD in the Pharmaceutical Sciences.

    About the Donor

    The Frank O. Taylor endowed scholarship was established upon his death through a generous gift from his estate. This scholarship is awarded to students working in the pharmaceutical sciences.

  • George Fuller Endowed Scholarship

    Scholarship criteria

    Full time students working toward their PhD in the Pharmaceutical Sciences are eligible for this award. Applicants must be in good academic standing and need not demonstrate financial need.

    About the Donor

    This scholarship was established to honor Dean George C. Fuller by his family and friends. Through his great vision and leadership, Dr. Fuller ushered the Wayne State College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions into the 21st century as Dean from 1988 – 2000. He rose to the rank of Professor at the University of Rhode Island after earning BS and MS degrees from Wayne State and a PhD from Purdue University. Dr. Fuller was honored as Alumnus of the Year by Purdue and Wayne State. Before returning to Wayne State, he led pharmacology and molecular/cell biology research programs in allergy, inflammation, cardiovascular and connective tissue diseases for G.D. Searle & Co.