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Expanding our $1M scholarship commitment

Starting with your first course, every new, qualifying student will be awarded up to $3,000. Because scholarships shouldn't just be for the chosen few —they should be accessible to all working adults, like you.

Scholarship award range *

$1k-3k

*Savings are based on partial tuition scholarships awarded to eligible bachelor's degree and master's degree students in 2021.

How to apply for a scholarship at University of Phoenix

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New students only: Apply to the University of Phoenix.

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Find an eligible scholarship.

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Complete your scholarship application.

Find a scholarship that fits you

Explore scholarships for new, current, alumni, and returning students in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree levels.

NEW TRANSFER STUDENTS

The Transfer Scholarship

$3,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

13-60 transfer credits required.

CURRENT STUDENTS

The Current Student Scholarship

$2,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

3.75 GPA or higher with a minimum 24 credits required.

NEW & RETURNING STUDENTS

The Phoenix® Scholarship

$1,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

3 years of work experience required.

ALUMNI STUDENTS

The Alumni Scholarship

$2,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

3.0 GPA or higher required.

ALUMNI STUDENTS

The Alumni Scholarship

$2,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

3.0 GPA or higher required.

CURRENT STUDENTS

The Current Student Scholarship

$2,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

3.75 GPA or higher with a minimum 24 credits required.

NEW & RETURNING STUDENTS

The Phoenix® Winter Scholarship

$3,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

3 years of work experience required.

NEW STUDENTS

Phoenix Doctoral Scholarship

$3,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

ALUMNI STUDENTS

Forever a Phoenix® Doctoral Scholarship

$3,000

Scholarship award

Now accepting applications

Scholarship status

Frequently Asked Questions

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New, current, and returning students are all eligible for University of Phoenix scholarships. 

If you are a new or a returning student to University of Phoenix, you need to apply to the University first. Current students do not need to apply. Review eligible scholarships and apply for one that best fits your status as a student.

Scholarships are available for students pursuing a master’s degree. Undergraduate scholarships are also available.

University of Phoenix has expanded their 1M scholarship commitment to qualifying students. The University currently offers scholarships ranging from $1000 to $3000 in awards.

Apply for as many University of Phoenix scholarships for which you are eligible. You will receive the highest value for which you qualify. The more you're awarded in scholarships, the more you can save on your degree.

What other students saved with the Savings Explorer™

$3k - 11k*

3-9 months*

*Based on the 25th and 75th percentile of work and life experience credits awarded to University of Phoenix undergraduate students in 2021.

External scholarship opportunities

Explore thousands of scholarships provided by organizations outside of University of Phoenix through iGrad™.

Current students
Access iGrad™ through your student portal

Prospective students
Create an iGrad™ account

Scholarship providers/Donors
Get involved as a scholarship donor/provider

Scholarships that fit you

Get up to $3k in 3 steps. See how you can get the most out of your scholarship opportunities.