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July 12, 2019 | 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. View Recurrence Dates
Category: Reminder/Deadline
Location: Graduate School
Cost: Free
Occurring: Daily until July, 15th 2019 View Recurrence Dates
Audience: Academic Staff, Alumni, Current Graduate Students, Faculty

Graduate Ambassador Program 2019-2020

Deadline:       July 15, 2019

Amount:        The Graduate Ambassador program pays a tuition scholarship of $500 in Fall and in Winter semester.

Description of the Graduate Ambassador Program:

The Graduate Ambassador program is a great way to give back to Wayne State University by promoting the Graduate School's programs.  Events include: the Fall Open House (October), Cider and Donuts (October), Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium (March), webinars, and other virtual and in-person meetings with prospective graduate students.


To be eligible to be a Graduate Ambassador, the student must meet all the criteria below:

  • Be enrolled as a graduate student at Wayne State University for at least one full academic year.
  • Maintain a 3.0 G.P.A. in your graduate studies.
  • Attend a one hour mandatory orientation meeting in August.
  • Attend (4) monthly meetings: September 2019, October 2019, January 2020, February 2020.
  • Graduate Ambassadors will be required to attend events, such as the Graduate Open House on October 2nd, 2019,  the Graduate and Post-Doc Research Symposium in March 2020, as well as other Graduate School programming.

Application Process:  

  • Upload an unofficial copy of your Wayne State transcript.
  • Add a 500 word or less essay, describing your interest in the Graduate Ambassador program, any community involvement, diversity engagement, leadership experience, your academic interest and extracurricular duties.


Selection Process:

The final candidates for this program will be interviewed in mid-July. Decisions on Graduate Ambassadors will be announced in late July.

Please contact Shantelle Cavin Graduate Programs Outreach Specialist at or (313) 577-0096 with any questions about the Graduate Ambassador program.

For more information about this event, please contact Shantelle Cavin at 313-577-0096 or