PHOENIX, AZ - Kids' Chance and University of Phoenix have joined forces to offer ten scholarships to children of individuals involved in a severe or fatal injury at work. This scholarship program helps fulfill parents' dreams of seeing their children graduate from college. This year, immediate family members, who have been directly impacted by the work-related accident, will also be eligible to apply.

Each scholarship is full-tuition and allows the selected recipients to complete any undergraduate or master's degree program of their choice. They will be able to attend any University of Phoenix on-ground campus or University of Phoenix online.

Kids' Chance is now accepting applications for the University of Phoenix Kids' Chance Scholarship. A complete application must be received on or before August 6, 2010. All completed applications will be reviewed by a scholarship selection committee made up of representatives from Kids' Chance. The selection committee will select recipients based on the overall quality of the application and scholarship essay.

To obtain a copy of the University of Phoenix Kids' Chance Scholarship application, please visit or

About Kids' Chance

Kids' Chance is a § 501(c)(3) organization that was created for the purpose of creating, assisting and supporting Kids' Chance organizations throughout the United States and other similar programs that provide educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers seriously injured or killed on the job.


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