Patrick Irwin Scholarship
This scholarship was created by Betty Cummings ’82, ’09 in honor of Patrick Irwin ’86, who received the University’s Recent Graduate Award in 1997. Patrick is committed to helping students from limited resources attend college. He has been an active member of the Detroit community volunteering as a youth counselor, labor committee chairperson, school board member, as well as an athletic coach at Holy Redeemer High School. Patrick is responsible for helping found the Cesar Chavez Academy which is housed in the same building where he attended grade school.
This scholarship is awarded to students who are considered “at-risk”, with preference given to first generation college students.