Diversity Recruitment Scholarship

The School of Information Sciences is pleased to announce the availability of the Dean's Diversity Master's Scholarship for incoming Fall 2021 students. This special scholarship, supported by WSU's Graduate School, is intended to assist the School's efforts to diversify the library and information professions. Applicants should have a track record of academic excellence and will enhance the diversity of the program and/or discipline that they are joining. 

This one-year scholarship covers up to 20 credit hours of tuition and can be spread across three terms (Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring/Summer 2022). Eligibility is restricted to U.S. citizens/domestic students. Recipients must enroll in a minimum of six and maximum of 10 credit hours each in the fall and winter semesters. 

Diversity Recruitment Scholarship applicants must be new students, admitted to the WSU MLIS or MSIM program for Fall 2021, in order to be considered. Thus, Diversity Recruitment Scholarship applicants must satisfy the admissions criteria for the Wayne State University School of Information Sciences described at http://sis.wayne.edu/admissions/ and complete a WSU Graduate Application for Admission.

To apply, new MLIS or MSIM students should complete the application below. 

The application deadline for this scholarship is 11:59 pm March 21.