University of Phoenix Scholarships

University of Phoenix Scholarships

University of Phoenix offers a number of institutional scholarships to help make higher education more available for working adults. We also assist students in reaching their educational goals.

The University usually partners with nonprofit organizations that help promote scholarship programs.

How we define you: Prospective and Current Students

The Center for Scholarship Excellence (CSE) has scholarship programs for prospective and current students. Every scholarship has unique criteria; review the application carefully to see if you meet the requirements.

Prospective Students

  • I’ve never attended University of Phoenix.
  • I completed my admissions paperwork more than six months ago but never completed my first credit-bearing course.
  • I have not attended University of Phoenix within the past 365 days.

Current Students

  • I am currently enrolled or attending University of Phoenix.
  • I completed my admissions paperwork less than six months ago.
  • I have attended a University of Phoenix course within the past 365 days.

Review this list of currently open scholarships. Check back as scholarship opportunities update regularly.

 

Scholarships Prospective Students

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the ALPFA to offer a scholarship program.  Founded in 1972, ALPFA is the leading business organization for Latino professionals and students. With chapters across the United States, ALPFA creates opportunities for its members to build relationships and establish a leadership role in the workplace and the community.

Through this scholarship program, six (6) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete a master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: June 16, 2014
Award date: July 31, 2014

Explore the ALPFA Professional Leadership Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix® is pleased to partner with the AMVETS to offer a scholarship program. AMVETS was originally founded in 1944 to support the needs of World War II veterans. Since being founded, AMVETS now assists individuals who are currently serving, or who have honorably served, in the U.S. Armed Forces from World War II to the present. As part of their commitment, AMVETS supports those who desire to finish their education.

Through this scholarship program, twenty (20) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: September 3, 2014
Award date: November 11, 2014

Explore the AMVETS Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to partner with the ASIS Foundation to offer a scholarship program. The ASIS Foundation provides funding and manages endowments with the primary object of conducting timely, security-related research of contemporary threats and best practices. The Foundation also provides scholarships and awards to ensure that those in the field of security management are recognized and able to realize the highest academic achievements.

Through this scholarship program, six (6) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. This scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or Master’s Degree at University of Phoenix. Recipient may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: April 15, 2014 – the application period has now closed
Award date:  June 17, 2014

Explore the ASIS Foundation Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship program.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with Best Western International, Inc. to offer a scholarship program. Founded in 1946, Best Western is The World’s Biggest Hotel Family®. Based in Phoenix, AZ, Best Western offers quality guest rooms located in numerous countries and territories throughout the world.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete their first undergraduate business degree in the hospitality/service sector at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: June 4, 2014
Award date:  July 25, 2014

Explore the Best Western® Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship program

University of Phoenix is pleased to offer a scholarship program for recent Community College graduates transferring to further their educational attainment. University of Phoenix understands the importance of making higher education highly accessible for students of all ages and backgrounds. As the largest private university in North America, we take very seriously our social responsibility to our students and the communities we serve. University of Phoenix is particularly adept at aiding non-traditional students complete their education by designing programs around their busy lives.

Through this scholarship program, five (5) full-tuition scholarships will be offered to students who are recent Community College graduates. Each scholarship will allow the recipient the opportunity to continue their chosen bachelor’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or University of Phoenix online. Only the first 100 eligible applications will be considered.

Application deadline: May 13, 2014 – the application period has now closed
Award date: July 8, 2014

Explore the Community College Pathfinders Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship program.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Compass Group to offer a scholarship program. Compass Group is the world’s leading provider of food and support services. For the past 60 years, they have been dedicated to providing world-class service. Today, they have more than 500,000 employees, who work in more than 50,000 client locations around the world. 

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: July 1, 2014
Award date: August 22, 2014

Explore the Compass Group Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) to offer a scholarship program. CSC is a global leader of next-generation information technology services and solutions. Their mission is to enable superior returns on clients' technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. Their success derives from a deep understanding of their clients, to whom all of CSC is committed to deliver exceptional service and value.

University of Phoenix understands the importance of making higher education highly accessible for students of all ages and backgrounds. As the largest private university in North America, we take very seriously our social responsibility to our students and the communities we serve. University of Phoenix is particularly adept at aiding non-traditional students complete their education by designing programs around their busy lives.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online

Application deadline: June 3, 2014
Award date:  July 29, 2014

Explore the Computer Science Corporation Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Eisenhower Medical Center to offer a scholarship program. Eisenhower Medical Center exists to serve the changing healthcare needs of their region by providing excellence in patient care with supportive education and research. They have provided high quality, compassionate care for more than 40 years through a full range of state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment and emergency facilities. Eisenhower is an accredited teaching hospital, with a School of Graduate Medical Education and Research training new physicians in the specialties of family medicine and internal medicine.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: May 20, 2014 – the application period has now closed
Award date: July 15, 2014

Explore the Eisenhower Medical Center Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is excited to announce the Forever A Phoenix® Scholarship program. Since 2009, University of Phoenix alumni have proudly proclaimed “I Am A Phoenix.” A Phoenix is someone who has worked hard to get where they are and is working harder still to improve their life and the lives of those around them. A Phoenix is someone who is confident, thought-provoking, and always true. A Phoenix has defied the odds and overcome adversity to stand triumphant.

Together, with the University of Phoenix Alumni Association, University of Phoenix is providing a scholarship opportunity to its alumni to continue their education. Alumni, who have graduated from any University of Phoenix degree program, are eligible to apply to receive a full-tuition scholarship towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree program of their choice. Through this program, thirty (30) full-tuition scholarships will be awarded. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: May 5, 2014 – the application period has now closed
Award date: June 26, 2014

Thank you for your interest in the Forever A Phoenix® Scholarship. We have received 250 qualified applications this round and are no longer accepting additional submissions.

We will notify all applicants of the results of their submitted applications by the award date, June 26, 2014.

University of Phoenix is pleased to offer a scholarship program in collaboration with Goodwill of Central Arizona. Founded in 1947, Goodwill of Central Arizona is one of the oldest and largest nonprofits in the state. They fulfill their mission of putting people to work by providing no-cost job training programs, placement services, education, and post-employment support to individuals with barriers to employment. Goodwill of Central Arizona’s vision is that through the work of Goodwill, all people will have the opportunity to learn, work, and achieve their greatest potential.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: June 10, 2014
Award date: August 5, 2014

Explore the Goodwill of Central Arizona Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Goodwill Industries International, Inc. to offer a scholarship program. Since being founded in 1902 by Dr. Helms, who described Goodwill Industries as an “industrial program as well as a social service enterprise,” Goodwill has grown to include 165 independent, community-based locations throughout the United States and Canada. Last year, they helped 9.8 million people train and get the supporting services needed to be successful. 

Through this scholarship program, ten (10) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online. 

Application deadline: July 3, 2014
Award date: August 28, 2014

Explore the Goodwill Industries International Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to partner with the Institute for Career Development (ICD) to offer a scholarship program. ICD is a unique workforce training program for eligible members of the United Steelworkers. ICD is a joint initiative, with labor and management working together to provide educational services to Steelworkers. Today, there are approximately 70 Career Development Programs nationwide in the steel, tire and rubber, paper and glass industries.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: July 8, 2014
Award date:  August 28, 2014

Explore the Institute for Career Development Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the (ISC)2 Charitable and Educational Foundation “(ISC)2” to offer a scholarship program.. The (ISC)²  Foundation’s mission is devoted to making the cyber world a safer place for everyone by supporting cyber security education and awareness in the community.

Through this scholarship program, nine (9) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

In addition, (ISC)² will provide recipients with a voucher to take either the SSCP or CISSP certification exam within one year of graduation. The exam voucher will be provided to the awarded recipients upon proof of graduation in an area of study with an emphasis on cyber security and/or information assurance.

Application deadline: June 3, 2014
Award date:  August 13, 2014

Explore the (ISC)² Cyber Security Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with The Kroger Co. to offer a scholarship program. The Kroger Co. spans many states with store formats that include grocery and multi-department stores, convenience stores and mall jewelry stores. The Kroger Co. operates under nearly two dozen banners, all of which share the same belief in building strong local ties and brand loyalty with its customers.

Through this scholarship program, five (5) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online. Only the first 200 Qualified Applications that meet the defined eligibility criteria will be considered.

Application deadline: May 20, 2014 – the application period has now closed
Award date: July 22, 2014

Explore the Kroger Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship program.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Manheim AutoTrader Group to offer a scholarship program. Manheim AutoTrader Group is America’s largest digital marketplace providing marketing and software solutions to consumers and dealers throughout the U.S. Manheim Auto Trader Group’s mission is to dramatically improve the way people buy and sell new and used cars. Their Digital and Software Solutions businesses have transformed the retail automotive industry by reducing friction between dealers and consumers and providing them each with tools to transact with ease, confidence, and efficiency.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: June 26, 2014
Award date:  August 28, 2014

Explore the Manheim AutoTrader Group Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the National Center for American Indian Enterprise and Development (NCAIED) to offer a scholarship program. With over 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development, NCAIED has evolved into the largest national Indian specific business organization in the nation. They take their motto, “Putting Indian Country To Work” to heart literally and are actively engaged in helping Tribal Nations and Native business people realize their entrepreneurial goals.

Through this scholarship program, two (2) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online

Application deadline: May 20, 2014
Award date: July 15, 2014

Explore the National Center Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix® is pleased to collaborate with the NRF Foundation to offer a scholarship program. The NRF Foundation shapes retail’s future by building awareness of the industry through statistics and stories; developing talent through education, experiences and scholarships; and fostering career growth among people who work in retail. The NRF Foundation is the 501(c)(3) nonprofit arm of the National Retail Federation and is funded in part by generous donations from retail industry supporters.

Through this scholarship program, twenty (20) full-tuition scholarships will be offered to current retail employees who have “big dreams” in continuing their retail career in any number of disciplines  including, but not limited to, business, finance, criminal justice, technology, management and marketing. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online. Only the first 1,000 Qualified Applications that meet the defined eligibility criteria will be considered.

Application deadline April 8, 2014 – the application period has now closed

Award date: July 31, 2014

Explore the National Retail Federation “Dream BIG” Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship program.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) to offer a scholarship program. Chartered in 1940, the National Sheriffs' Association is a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through police education, police training, and general law enforcement information resources. NSA represents thousands of sheriffs, deputies and other law enforcement, public safety professionals, and concerned citizens nationwide.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: July 1, 2014
Award date:  August 22, 2014

Explore the National Sheriffs’ Association “Protect Your Future” Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

Start your first for-credit course in an associate or bachelor’s degree program by August 31, 2014, and you could earn a significant tuition reduction in the future. Follow our typical academic schedule to save as much as $10,000 by the time you graduate.

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University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Sharp HealthCare to offer a scholarship program. Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit integrated regional health care delivery system based in San Diego, California. Sharp is San Diego's health care leader with 7 hospitals, over 16,000 employees and 2,600 affiliated physicians. Sharp has an unwavering commitment to excellence and passion for caring.

Through this scholarship program, ten (10) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: April 29, 2014 - the application period has now closed
Award date:  June 27, 2014

Explore the Sharp Healthcare Employee Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with Teach For America to offer a scholarship program. Teach For America alumni are leveraging their experience closing the achievement gap in urban and rural public schools to become leaders that ensure kids growing up in poverty get an excellent education. They are continuing Teach For America’s mission to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation’s most promising future leaders to improve outcomes and opportunities for low-income students.

Through this scholarship program three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete a Master’s of Arts in Education in Administration and Supervision (MAED/ADM) at University of Phoenix. Recipients must be current residents of Arizona and Teach For America alumni and may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: May 7, 2014
Award date:  July 2, 2014

Explore the Teach For America Arizona Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to collaborate with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and its National Teacher of the Year program to offer a scholarship program. The National Teacher of the Year program began in 1952 and continues today as the oldest, most prestigious national recognition effort that focuses public attention on excellence in teaching.

The CCSSO recognizes one educator from each state and territory within the U.S. for their outstanding contribution to education. The Teaching It Forward® Scholarship rewards each of those teachers with the opportunity to ‘teach forward’ a full-tuition scholarship to University of Phoenix. Each Teacher of the Year is able to refer up to 5 individuals to apply for the Teaching It Forward® Scholarship.

Through the Teaching It Forward® Scholarship program, up to fifty-seven (57) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online.

Application deadline: June 17, 2014
Award date:  August 15, 2014

Explore the Teaching it Forward® Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship.

University of Phoenix is pleased to partner with the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation to offer a scholarship program. Since forming the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation in 1997, a year before the expansion team took the field in 1998, the organization and Foundation have made charitable contributions totaling $25.8 million to non-profit organizations throughout Arizona over the last 14 years. The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation focuses its efforts on three main areas of need: homelessness, indigent healthcare, and children’s programs of all types. The D-backs became the first professional sports team to win the inaugural 2010 United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award, which names the organization as the most positive team in the world and recognizes organizations that positively impact their community through corporate responsibility.

Through this scholarship program, three (3) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete an undergraduate or master’s degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may choose to attend a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or may attend University of Phoenix online. Only the first 150 Qualified Applications that meet the defined eligibility criteria will be considered.

Application deadline: July 15, 2014
Award date:  September 10, 2014

Explore the Teaming Up for Education Scholarship page to learn about the scholarship program.

Review this list of currently open scholarships. Check back as scholarship opportunities update regularly.

 

Scholarships Current Students

University of Phoenix understands the importance of making higher education highly accessible for students of all ages and backgrounds. As the largest private university in North America, we take very seriously our social responsibility to our students and the communities we serve. University of Phoenix is particularly adept at aiding non-traditional students complete their education by designing programs around their busy lives.

Through this scholarship program, six (6) $5,000 scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a current student the opportunity to continue their chosen degree program at University of Phoenix. Recipients may be attending a University of Phoenix on-ground campus or University of Phoenix online. Only the first 50 eligible applications will be considered.

Application deadline: May 20, 2014
Award date:  July 17, 2014


Thank you for your interest in the Presidential Scholarship. We have received (50) qualified applications this round and are no longer accepting additional submissions.

We will notify all applicants of the results of their submitted applications by the award date, July 17, 2014.