WGU Tennessee Awards More Than $1 Million in Scholarships

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Tennessee Promise

WGU Tennessee, a nonprofit, online university formed by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2013 to support the Drive to 55, has awarded more than $1 million in scholarship funding to Tennesseans since its launch. “We’re dedicated to being an affordable education option for working adults, and we’re always thrilled when we’re able to offer scholarships and other incentives to Tennesseans,” said Dr. Kimberly Estep, WGU Tennessee chancellor. “We know from research released by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce that tuition cost is the top barrier for working adults who want to return to college, and as a state-endorsed university … Read More

Simon Youth Foundation seeks applicants for $1 million in scholarships

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Opry Mills is once again proud to help a deserving graduating senior pay for college. Simon Youth Foundation, a national nonprofit that provides educational opportunities for at-risk high school students, is now looking for qualified applicants who live near Opry Mills and the surrounding community. Each year, Simon Youth Community Scholarships are awarded in every community across the country that is home to Simon, Mills or Premium Outlets malls. The application period has begun and ends March 1. Students can apply online by visiting syf.org/scholarships. Any student who will be graduating in the class of 2017 and lives in the … Read More

Back to School for Grown-ups: WGU Announces $200,000 in Scholarships

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It’s back-to-school time across the country, and as kids and young adults are returning to the classroom, many adult students are thinking about going back to school as well. To help busy adults take the leap in 2016, Western Governors University (WGU) – parent university of WGU Tennessee – is offering 100 Back-to-School Scholarships. The scholarships, worth up to $2,000 each, will be awarded to 100 new students who are accepted to WGU by the end of the year. To be considered, prospective students must have previously completed at least 20 college credits, be admitted to WGU, and submit a scholarship … Read More