Wayne State University

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Prospective Students

College of Education Scholarships

  • Through the generosity of private donors, the College of Education provides eligible graduate and undergraduate students with over 100 scholarships per academic year, ranging from $500-$3000 each, with most at the $750 level.
  • Larger scholarships tend to be for Art Education students, for whom there is a large endowment.

More Information

Questions regarding the college’s scholarship process and the annual award event should be directed to:

Julie Osburn, Office of Research, Chair of the College of Education Scholarship Committee

Other Financial Aid Options

Please contact the Wayne State University Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid for assistance in identifying other financial aid resources.

Thomas C. Rumble Graduate Fellowship

This fellowship is administered by the Wayne State University Graduate School, and is llimited to Ph.D students; Ed.D students are not eligible, per the provisions of the fellowship. Nominations are made by the assistant deans of the college's academic divisions. Students interested in the Rumble Fellowship should consult their advisor and/or the assistanct dean of the division in which their program is located.  The application is the same as that which is used for all of the College Of Education scholarships; simply click on the box for the Rumble on the application.

Fellowship Components

  • A stipend for the academic year (fall and winter terms; twenty bi-weekly checks from August through May); tuition scholarship that provides payment of the entire assessment for up to 12 graduate credits for each of the fall and winter semesters.
  • Note: the scholarship will pay only for credits that are or are expected to be on the student’s plan of work. Subsidized medical and dental insurance for 12 months (September through August); housing allowance for the academic year included in the bi-weekly stipend checks.

Scholarships are available to qualified graduate and undergraduate students admitted to the College of Education who have a cumulative minimum G.P.A of 3.0 (Graduate Students) and 2.5 (Undergraduate Students).

In addition, a student who has been admitted to the university, has been assigned an Access ID and whose admission to the College is pending, can still apply for College scholarships. However, it is the responsibility of the student to notify us via e-mail to Julie Osburn (julie.osburn@wayne.edu) when his/her admission has been approved, or the application will not be considered. You will be asked to provide a copy of your letter of admission.

2015-16 Scholarships

Information will be forthcoming for the 2015-16.

2014-15 Scholarships

Scholarships for the current Academic Year have already been awarded and there are no additional funds available.

Application Timeline

Scholarships are awarded only once per year. The next award cycle will provide scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Effective immediately, the scholarship application timeline will be as follows (please note change from previous years):

Application available: January 2, 2015 via College of Education website.
Application deadline: January 30, 2015
Award Notification: April 2015
Scholarship Event: May 5, 2015
Scholarship Awards Disbursement: August 2015