2020 Wayne County Scholarships

Wayne County residents suffer from the same absurd tuition prices that limit the educational attainment of Americans across the country. Despite high costs, 93% of Wayne County residents in Michigan over the age of 25 have graduated with a professional degree - 42% have completed high school. Although these numbers match those of many other counties, there is clearly room for improvement.

It’s clear that Wayne County residents in Michigan will continue to need help paying for college. 68,391 men and 66,815 women are enrolled in grades 9-12 while 44,165 men 66,809 women are currently undergraduates in college. College access and attainment should be a top priority, and cost should not prohibit any of these people from pursuing or completing their college education. The below scholarships are available to Wayne County residents and can help pay for school in a variety of ways. Wayne County scholarships, whether they are exclusively available to Wayne County residents or whether they are more broadly applicable, can greatly help reduce the financial burden of college. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Wayne County residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Wayne County residents?

There are 443 scholarships totaling $1,216,686.00 available to Wayne County residents. You can easily browse through all 443 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Wayne County?

443 scholarships worth $1,216,686.00 are available for college students in Wayne County. In addition, we encourage current college students in Wayne County to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Wayne for more options.

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Wayne County?

443 scholarships totaling $1,216,686.00 are available for high school seniors in Wayne County. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of Wayne County to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Wayne County residents, or they do not require specific county residency at all and are therefore available to Wayne County students and residents, as well as others across the state or country.

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Oratorical Speech Scholarship Contest

Sponsor by American Legion - Michigan Location 212 North Verlinden, Suite A, Lansing, MI

Applicant must be a finalist in the oratorical contest.

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$1,500.00 First Week of January Apply Now

Joseph Collins Foundation Scholarship

Sponsor by Joseph Collins Foundation

Applicant must obtain application from the medical school authorities, complete it and return it to them for forwarding to the Foundation. Selection is based upon financial need, scholastic record and standing, demonstrated interest in arts and letters or other cultural pursuits outside the field of medicine, intention to specialize in neurology,...

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$10,000.00 March 1 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Geographic Region Award

Sponsor by Oakland University Location 2200 North Squirrel Road, Rochester, MI

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is residing in Michigan counties outside of Macomb, Oakland, or Wayne who wish to live on campus. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Recipients of award are required to live in university housing for their first two years.

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$2,000.00 March 31 Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship for Community College Graduates

Sponsor by Wayne State University

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.5 GPA and be a resident of Michigan. Applicant must have an associate's degree and/or a minimum of 50 transferable credit hours from a Michigan community college. Maximum 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) earned at a four-year institution is allowed toward eligibility.

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- April 28 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Academic Opportunity Scholarship

Sponsor by Ferris State University Location Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, Big Rapids, MI

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be a Michigan resident.

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$2,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

UA Scholar

Sponsor by University of Alabama Location University of Alabama Scholarships, Tuscaloosa, AL

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

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- December 1 Apply Now

Regional Scholarship

Sponsor by Nazareth College of Rochester Location 4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

Applicant must be a full-time, matriculated freshmen who is a graduate from a high school outside of New York State.

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$2,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Sponsor by University of Utah Location Financial Aid and Scholarships Office, Salt Lake City, UT

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

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- February 1 Apply Now