Full-tuition scholarships available for current and aspiring K-12 teachers pursuing a Master of Arts in Education

PHOENIX, Jan. 30, 2017 — University of Phoenix® College of Education today announced it is offering 20 full-tuition Master of Arts in Education scholarships through its Teacher Appreciation Scholarship Program to help current and prospective teachers realize their higher education goals. The scholarship is open to current and prospective educators working at a P-12 school or school district.

“The Teacher Appreciation Scholarship program was created to support individuals who work diligently to achieve their higher education goals and use their education to teach others,” said Dr. Pamela Roggeman, academic dean for University of Phoenix College of Education. “We are privileged to help prepare today’s educators for success in their classrooms.”    

Now in its fifth year, 172 awards have been given to qualified teachers looking to further their education.

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Must currently be working at a P-12 school or school district
  • Must pursue a Master of Arts in Education if accepted
  • Must not be currently enrolled, nor in the process of enrolling, at University of Phoenix 

A complete application and supporting documentation must be submitted before Feb. 22, 2017. The scholarship is open to the first 300 qualified applicants who meet the defined eligibility criteria and may close early once all applications are submitted. Recipients will be chosen by the scholarship selection committee and announced on May 5, 2017.

For more information about the Teacher Appreciation Scholarship, visit www.phoenix.edu/teacherscholar. For more information about all University of Phoenix scholarship opportunities, include the Teacher Appreciation Scholarship requirements, visit www.phoenix.edu/scholarships.

For more information about University of Phoenix programs, including on-time completion rates, the median debt incurred by students who completed the program and other important information, please visit www.phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.

About University of Phoenix® College of Education

University of Phoenix College of Education has been educating teachers and school administrators for more than 30 years. The College of Education provides bachelor’s and master’s degree programs for individuals who want to become teachers or current educators and administrators seeking advanced degrees to strengthen their professional knowledge. With education programs available throughout most of the U.S., the College of Education has a distinct grasp of the national education picture and priorities for teacher preparation. Faculty members on average bring more than 17 years of professional experience to the classroom. For more information, visit phoenix.edu/education.

About University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help working adults move efficiently from education to careers in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant and engaging courses, and interactive learning can help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. As a subsidiary of  Apollo Education Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL), University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit phoenix.edu.

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