PHOENIX, August 1, 2008 — During the month of August, University of Phoenix awarded 49 full tuition scholarships via our partner organizations. They included:

* Association of Professional Ball Players of America (One scholarship awarded.)
* CMT One Country (One scholarship awarded on 8-1-2008.)
* Boys & Girls Clubs of Southeast Louisiana (Ten scholarships awarded on 8-11-2008.)
* NHL Alumni Association (One scholarship awarded on 8-12-2008.)
* Severely Injured Veterans (One scholarship awarded on 8-15-2008.)
* YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas (Eight scholarships awarded on 8-15-2008.)
* Kids' Chance, Inc. (Three scholarships awarded on 8-18-2008.)
* National Foster Parent Association (Fourteen scholarships awarded on 8-19-2008.)
* Jumper Scholarship Program. (Two scholarships awarded on 8-20-2008.)
* Association of Tennis Professionals (One scholarship awarded on 8-25-2008.)
* Boomer Esiason Foundation (Two scholarships awarded on 8-25-2008.)
* NFL Players Association (Five scholarships awarded on 8-27-08.) 

University of Phoenix is also pleased to announce that we have new scholarship partners:

* Boys & Girls Clubs of Milwaukee
* Kurt Warner: First Things First Foundation
* Soldiers Angels – Sacramento

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.


Wendy Paul