Private scholarships

  • Board of Visitors Endowed Scholarship

    About the Donor

    The Board of Visitors Endowed 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

    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

    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. Ms. Wallace left a significant portion of her estate to support Clinical Laboratory Science students in perpetuity.

  • EACPHS Diversity Advisory Board Endowed Scholarship

    About the Donor

    Contributions from the Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) created this endowed scholarship with the intent of furthering the education of underrepresented students in the area of pharmacy and health sciences.

  • Katherine M. Beattie CLS Endowed Scholarship

    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.