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University of Phoenix Scholarships

University of Phoenix believes that education is a vital component in professional and personal development. For this reason we continue to strive to make higher education more accessible for working adults. To help us with this goal we have created partnerships with various nonprofit organizations to offer institutional scholarships to current and prospective students.

Visit the Center for Scholarship Excellence (CSE) to learn more about scholarship opportunities to help you pay for your degree. You might also be interested in applying for external scholarships for additional help covering education-related expenses.

Scholarships for prospective and current students

Each scholarship has its own set of criteria, so be sure to review the application carefully to ensure you meet the requirements before applying.

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.

Featured Scholarship

Teacher Appreciation Scholarship

Understanding the importance of making higher education highly accessible for students of all ages and backgrounds, University of Phoenix is pleased to offer a scholarship program to current teachers or aspiring teachers. 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 committed to making degree completion possible for non-traditional students, despite their busy lives.

Through this scholarship program, twenty (20) full-tuition scholarships will be offered. Each scholarship will allow a prospective student the opportunity to complete a Master’s of Arts in Education degree at University of Phoenix. Both online and ground classes are available at University of Phoenix. 

Application deadline: February 22, 2017*
Award date:  May 5, 2017

Explore the Teacher Appreciation Scholarship page to learn about this scholarship.

Prospective student scholarships

Current student scholarships

There are no scholarships available for current students right now. Please check back for more updates.

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Do you have questions about finding and applying for scholarships? Please feel free to contact us at scholarships@phoenix.edu.