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WGU and Prospanica Announce Partnership Agreement

Partnership Provides Access to Scholarships For Over 30,000 Individuals

May 9, 2022

Durham, N.C. Prospanica, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Hispanics to reach their full educational, economic, and social potential, has announced a partnership with nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) that will allow its more than 30,000 members to pursue affordable degree programs and credentials at WGU.

Prospanica members will have access to flexible, personalized learning pathways to career-advancing credentials. Under the terms of the partnership, members are eligible to apply for the $2,500 Prospanica Education Grant to aid in their WGU studies.

“WGU and Prospanica share the desire to help individuals reach their full potential through quality education,” said Kimberly K. Estep, WGU’s Southeast Regional Vice President. “We are proud to partner with such a fantastic organization to expand opportunities for students and professionals alike to further their education and achieve career success.”

“We are delighted to collaborate with WGU to provide a pathway to affordable degrees and credentials for our members,” said Omaira Jesus, Prospanica’s Program Support Specialist. “This partnership is yet another way that Prospanica helps provide all our members with the tools they need to succeed.”

As a leader in the higher education landscape for 25 years, WGU offers more than 60 online degree programs in business, education, health, and information technology, as well as several micro-credential options that can be stacked toward a degree. Tuition is around $8,000 per year for most undergraduate degree programs. Every program is mentor-supported and designed to fit into busy work and home schedules.

For more about WGU’s degree programs, visit

About Prospanica

Prospanica® is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering Hispanics to reach their full educational, economic, and social potential. Founded in 1988 as the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA), Prospanica® is the association of Hispanic professionals with more than 46 Professional and University Chapters across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Prospanica® is dedicated to help professionals, graduate and undergraduate business students, entrepreneurs, and Fortune 500 partners build on connections and career development to fortify the Hispanic workforce. For more information, visit

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