Scholarship and Merit Award Information

Walsh College has various donor scholarship awards available, with one scholarship application to be completed for consideration for all available donor scholarship opportunities. You must be a new admitted student to apply for donor scholarship opportunities.

Below you will find a list of Walsh donor scholarship opportunities with criteria as outlined by the donor. Special consideration may be given to students with a minimum 3.500 grade point average. For new students, the scholarship grade point average is calculated based on all colleges previously attended.

Some scholarships may require financial need so as to maximize your chances of qualifying for a scholarship, you are encouraged to complete the FAFSA.

Applicants who submit a scholarship application prior to the applicable scholarship application deadline date below are given first consideration by the scholarship committee. Applications received after the priority date and no later than the first day of the semester, may be considered if funding remains available. Applications received after the start of the semester will be considered late and are not reviewed for eligibility for that semester.

The number of qualified applicants for scholarships may be greater than the available funding. Not all qualified applicants will receive scholarships. The decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

Walsh College Merit Awards

To be considered for Walsh College undergraduate merit awards, new undergraduate students must apply and submit all admission materials.  Undergraduate students meeting admission requirements will be considered.  Graduate student merit awards may be considered if funding is available.

Undergraduate Academic Excellence Award

  • Awarded at admission to new undergraduate students with a 3.75 or higher admission grade point average calculated based on all previous colleges attended.
  • Up to $10,000 award prorated each semester based on enrollment.
  • Requires a minimum of part-time enrollment (6 undergraduate credits).
  • Must maintain a 3.50 cumulative GPA at Walsh College to renew award each semester.

Phi Theta Kappa Academic Excellence

  • Awarded at admission to new undergraduate students with a 3.75 or higher admission grade point average calculated based on all previous colleges attended.
  • Up to $10,000 award prorated each semester based on enrollment.
  • Requires a minimum of part-time enrollment (6 undergraduate credits).
  • Must maintain a 3.50 cumulative GPA at Walsh College to renew award each semester.
  • Must have been a Phi Theta Kappa member at transfer institution

Important Dates

Term Priority Date Deadline Date
Spring 2022 February 1, 2022 March 28, 2022
Summer 2022 June 1, 2022 July 11, 2022
Fall 2022 September 1, 2022 October 3, 2022
Winter 2023 December 1, 2022 January 9, 2023
Spring 2023 March 1, 2023 April 3, 2023

Walsh College Donor Scholarships

To be considered for Walsh College donor scholarship awards, new admitted students must submit one scholarship application for consideration for any available donor scholarship opportunities.  Current student scholarship awards may be considered if funding is available.

Below you will find a list of Walsh College donor scholarship opportunities. Special consideration may be given to students with a minimum 3.500 grade point average at admission calculated based on all colleges previously attended.

Some scholarships may require financial need and completing the FAFSA is encouraged to maximize your chances of qualifying for a scholarship.

Applicants who submit a scholarship application prior to the applicable scholarship application deadline date below are given first consideration by the scholarship committee. Applications received after the priority date and no later than the first day of the semester, may be considered if funding remains available.

Donor Scholarships

The following is a list of available scholarships funded by generous donors. To apply for scholarships, please complete the Walsh Scholarship Form.

The number of qualified applicants for scholarships may be greater than the available funding. Not all qualified applicants will receive scholarships. The decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

Adele L. Caudill Memorial Scholarship
American Association of University Women (AAUW) Birmingham Branch Foundation, Inc.
Anthony S. Latella Endowed Scholarship
Archie D. Waring Scholarship
Arthur & Erika Strunk Endowed Scholarship
Arthur & Rita Schmaltz Endowed Scholarship
Arthur, Marguerite & Fred Kaufmann Endowed Scholarship
AT&T/Leo F. Egan Endowed Scholarship
Aubrey W. & Jeane F. Lee Endowed Scholarship
Berger & Wild Scholarship
The Bluewater Horizons Education Scholarship
The Brian F. and Jean H. York Endowed Scholarship
Carl W. McConkey Memorial Scholarship
Chadwick Herman Rakusin, CPA Memorial Scholarhip
Christine Potempa Endowed Scholarship
Clayton & McKervey Endowed Scholarship
Comerica Women & Minority Scholarship
Cynthia Collins Memorial Scholarship
Deloitte Foundation Endowed Scholarship
DeRoy Testamentary Foundation Scholarship – Full Tuition
Elizabeth Briggs Fisher Endowed Scholarship
Ernest Shaw Memorial Scholarship
The Firman & Rhoda Hass Endowed Scholarship
The Francine Parker Legacy Scholarship
Frank & Helen Gofrank Endowed Scholarship
Frank & Judith Borschke Scholarship
Fred & Barbara Erb Endowed Scholarship for Online Learning
George R. Waltensperger Memorial Scholarship
Golf Classic Annual Scholarship
Golf Classic Endowed Scholarship
Gordon Advisors Endowed Scholarship
H. Theordore Hoffman Memorial Scholarship
H.W. Kaufman Endowed Scholarship
The Herbert & Elsa Ponting Foundation Scholarship
Janet Wojtowicz Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Jeffrey W. Barry Endowed Scholarship
Jeffrey C. Littmann Endowed Scholarship
JPMorgan Chase Minority Scholarship
Judith L. Radtka Memorial Scholarship
Kevin J. Carmody Endowed Scholarship
Kulkarni International Student Scholarship
Leadership Awards Scholarship
Leo R. Hagan Legacy Scholarship
Louis and Mary Schmidt Endowed Scholarship
Margaret and Donald Schafer Memorial Endowed Scholarship
The Marjorie & Maxwell Jospey Endowed Scholarship
The Mark R. Solomon Endowed Scholarship
Mary and Paul Glantz Endowed Scholarship
MASCO Corporation Foundation Scholarship
Moore Family Endowed Scholarship
Morris A. Wattles Memorial Scholarship
M.T. Walsh Endowed Scholarship
Nancy and Steven Harms Annual Scholarship
The Neal F. and Esther Zalenko Endowed Scholarship
Paul P. Baker Endowed Scholarship
Pearson Endowed Scholarship
The Petoskey Family Scholarship Fund
Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Scholarship
Plotzke Family Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Ilene Plotzke
Rady Endowed Scholarship
Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Endowed Scholarship
Rehmann Endowed Scholarship in Honor of Norman C. Perrin
Richard D. Berschback Endowed Scholarship
Robinson-Coleman Endowed Scholarship for Veterans
Rosemarie and Michael McKay Endowed Scholarship
Sarah Lou Simpson Scholarship
Silverman Endowed Scholarship
Stephanie W. Bergeron Endowed Scholarship
Tax Executives Institute – Detroit Scholarship Program
Timothy & Sandra Moore Endowed Scholarship
Thomas R. Johnson Endowed Scholarship
The Thomas F. McNulty Endowed Scholarship for Student Leaders
Tom Walsh Annual Scholarship, created by the Ford Motor Company Fund
Tower Scholarship
W. Margaret Walsh Endowed Scholarship
Walsh Alumni Association Scholarship
Walsh Employee Scholarship
Walsh Executive Officer Scholarship
Walsh Minority Scholarship
Walsh Student Government Scholarship
Walter P. Rinkus Memorial Scholarship for Veterans
William C. Roney Sr. Endowed Scholarship