Wayne State University

Scholarships

In addition to the departmental scholarships listed below, visit Financial Aid and Scholarships for more general information about funding your education.

Detailed information on all department scholarships and awards are available in the department office at 585 Manoogian Hall.

Journalism

W. Sprague Holden Memorial Scholarship in Journalism

  • Award of up to $2,000 open to any outstanding journalism major.

Journalism Institute for Media Diversity

  • Scholarship for tuition (amounts vary) open to any high school senior or undergraduate student with minimum 3.0GPA, writing skills and evidence of potential in the communication field.

George M. and Mabel H. Slocum Scholarship in Journalism

  • Award of $250 to $1,000 open to any journalism major with outstanding scholarship and demonstrable financial need.

David Wilkie Scholarship in Journalism:

  • Award open to any journalism major of at least junior class standing who has demonstrable scholastic achievement and financial need.

Public Relations

Renee M. Abraham-Harries Endowed Memorial Scholarship in Public Relations

  • Award open to any public relations students entering their junior or senior year who have demonstrated academic excellence and the ability to make a meaningful contribution in the area of public relations.

Jeannine Gregory Memorial Scholarship in Public Relations

  • Award is open to public relations students entering their junior or senior year who have demonstrated leadership abilities in public relations.

Communication Studies

George Bohman – Rupert Cortright – Elizabeth Youngjohn Award Fund

  •  Award of $100 - $200 is open to any student specializing in debate.

David and Alice Goldman Award

  • Award of $150 - $200 open to outstanding freshman debaters.

Raymond and Alice Hayes Scholarship Fund

  • Award of $150 - $200 open to any student specializing in debate.

Talent Award (PDF)

  • Monetary award renewable for four years based on continued participation in debate program open to any high school debate student admitted to WSU.