PHOENIX, July 7, 2008 — During June, University of Phoenix awarded 19 scholarships via our partner organizations. They included:

* Two scholarships via the Boomer Esiason Foundation benefiting Cystic Fibrosis
* Ten scholarships via the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago
* Five scholarships via the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Phoenix
* Two scholarships via the Severely Injured Veterans Scholarship Program

University of Phoenix offers several scholarship programs designed to meet the needs of our current and prospective students including:

* AMVETS Scholarship Program
* Boomer Esiason Foundation Scholarship Program benefiting Cystic Fibrosis
* Derek Owens Scholarship Program (Cleveland campus)
* First Chance Scholarship Program
* Iowa Community College Faculty and Staff Scholarship
* Iowa Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Scholarship
* LULAC Scholarship Program
* Maricopa Community Colleges Scholarship (Phoenix campus)
* Odessa Chambliss Nursing Scholarship (Central Florida campus)
* Paying It Forward Scholarship Program
* University of Phoenix Severely Injured Veterans Scholarship Program

For more information on University of Phoenix scholarship partners, go to


University of Phoenix is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Through flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning, students achieve personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. As of August 31, 2008, 362,100 students were enrolled at University of Phoenix, the largest private university in North America. University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world.


Alanna Vitucci