WGU Scholarships

WGU Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

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In the same spirit of encouraging scholarship and providing opportunity for personal and professional growth among two-year college students, WGU is proud to offer the Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship Program. These scholarships, each valued up to $2,000, are designed for motivated Phi Theta Kappa members with an associate’s degree who wish to continue their education and earn a bachelor’s degree to take their careers and lives forward.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

  • Show proof of completion of an associate’s degree (A.A. or A.S.). Proof must be in the form of an official transcript.
  • Be a member of Phi Theta Kappa in good standing.
  • Complete an application for admission.
  • Complete a scholarship application.
  • Be officially admitted to WGU.
  • Interview with a WGU Scholarship Counselor.

Multiple scholarships will be awarded. This is a competitive program based on a candidate’s academic record, readiness for online study, and current competency, plus other considerations.

NOTE: This scholarship program is designed for new WGU students only. Students are eligible to apply for this scholarship up to 90 days prior to their start date and up to 60 days after starting a degree program. Students starting more than 90 days after submitting a scholarship application will not be considered for the scholarship. WGU employees and their spouses are not eligible to receive this scholarship.

Federal Financial Aid is Also Available

You may choose to pay for the remaining portion of your degree program through federal financial aid.

Federal Pell Grants, which do not have to be repaid, are granted based on financial need. Federal Unsubsidized Student Loans are available to most students. Subsidized loans, which are dependent on financial need, reduce the interest due on loans. Click here to learn more about financial aid.

Scholarship Policies

Before scholarship distribution, the scholarship recipients must read the WGU Student Handbook and agree to adhere to the academic progress, tuition, and refund policies. The student must also meet the university’s On Time Progress requirements to maintain scholarship eligibility. Recipients must be U.S. citizens.

To learn more about the scholarship program or WGU’s degrees before submitting an application, contact an Enrollment Counselor toll-free at 1-866-225-5948.

Scholarship Value: $2,000 maximum

This scholarship will be credited to your account at the rate of $500 per six-month term, renewable for up to four terms.

Tuition for a six-month term for most programs is $2,890, less the $500 per-term scholarship.

Eligible Programs

Teachers College College of Business College of Information Technology College of Health Professions

Note: Before you can apply for this scholarship, you must first apply for admission.

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