Full-tuition scholarships available for first-time University of Phoenix students

PHOENIX, Jan. 11, 2017 — University of Phoenix® School of Advanced Studies will award five full-tuition doctoral scholarships to applicants looking to reach their advanced education goals. The School’s doctoral degrees are focused in three areas: business, education and healthcare. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to earn a doctoral degree at University of Phoenix.

“This scholarship recognizes potential students for their commitment to higher education by providing an opportunity to continue their education,” said Dr. Hinrich Eylers, executive dean for the School of Advanced Studies at University of Phoenix. “The impact doctoral students are able to make in the communities in which they live and work cannot be overstated, and we are proud to help these students achieve their educational goals.”

To be eligible, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of scholarship application submission
  • Must be a first-time University of Phoenix student
  • Must not be currently enrolled, nor in the process of enrolling, at University of Phoenix

Applicants may apply through Feb. 7, 2017. The scholarship is open to the first 150 qualified applications that meet the defined eligibility criteria, and may close early once all qualified applications are submitted. Scholarship recipients will be announced April 4, 2017.

For more information about the Doctoral Journey Scholarship, visit www.phoenix.edu/doctoralscholar. For information about all University of Phoenix scholarship opportunities, including 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 phoenix.edu/programs/gainful-employment.

About the School of Advanced Studies 

University of Phoenix® School of Advanced Studies is home to doctoral programs at University of Phoenix and develops leaders who create new models that explain, predict and improve organizational performance in their fields. The practitioner degrees offered through the School of Advanced Studies at University of Phoenix are designed around the Scholar, Practitioner, Leader™ Model, incorporating lifelong learning (scholarship), social and workplace contribution (practice), and the ability to exert positive influence (leadership). More information can be found at phoenix.edu/colleges_divisions/doctoral.html.

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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