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Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

From Mrs. Stephenson in the 1st grade to Mr. Chavis in the 12th grade, we've all had a teacher who influenced our life. The faculty and staff at Western Governors University want to take a moment to say thank you to all teachers, those who made an impact in our lives and those who are making a difference today.

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Apply for a $4,000 Scholarship

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, celebrated May 4th through May 8th this year, WGU has established the Excellence in Education scholarship. As part of the celebration, WGU will award multiple scholarships, each valued at up to $4,000, to motivated individuals who are ready to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree in education. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is June 30, 2015.

Apply for a $4,000 Scholarship

Also, during the month of April, WGU is offering a $65 application fee waiver to teachers applying to a bachelor’s or master’s degree program. Use code TC15 on the payment tab of your application to have your application fee waived*. Code expires June 30, 2015.

*Note: The application fee will not be refunded to those who have already completed the application.

WGU Loves Teachers!

We want to hear what you have to say — follow WGU on Facebook now, and stay tuned during Teacher Appreciation Week for conversations about teaching! #ExcellenceInEducation

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*Western Governors University is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and was the first exclusively online university to receive accreditation for its degree programs that lead to teacher licensure from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

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