Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Veterans Educational Opportunity Program



Applicants who wish to be in the program must:

  • Meet the low-income eligibility criteria as established by the U.S. government
  • Meet first generation college going status, by having parents or legal guardians who do not have a 4-year college degree
  • Have veteran status - you must have served in the U.S. military for 181 days or more, any part of which must have occurred after January 31, 1955. Veterans must have a military discharge OTHER THAN dishonorable; be a U.S citizen, national permanent resident, or have evidence of an intent to become a citizen of the U.S, and/or one of its possessions, including the Pacific Islands and Micronesia
  • Show a need for academic support to successfully pursue a post-secondary education