Wayne State University

Projected Scholarship Endowment Income: Scholarship Awards Management Portal (SAMS)

To assist University scholarship administrators with projecting endowment income for endowed scholarship Beneficiary accounts that receive endowment income, there is a Cognos report that was recently updated to provide projected endowment income. The report is called the Scholarship Award Management System (“SAMS”) Portal. Here are brief instructions to navigate to the SAMS Portal:

  • Go to WSU Academica

  • Click on the Employee Resources link on the right

  • Click on the Administrative Systems sub-menu item

  • Click on the Business Intelligence and Reporting (“BI Reporting”) sub-menu item

  • The Internet browser will get directed to a C&IT Enterprise Analytics and Information resource page

  • Click on the Financial Aid link near the bottom left of the page

  • Once on the home menu page of the SAMS Portal, click on the first link on the left, titled “1 – Scholarship Funding Availability”   (For convenience, the link below will go to the SAMS Portal)

  • Click on your school or college on the resulting drop-down menu

  • Click on the “Available to Award” bar chart

Scholarship Award Management System (SAMS)