University of Arizona Global Campus is offering 6 scholarships to Rio Salado College Fellows starting October 11

UAGC sponsors full tuition fees for new Rio Salado graduates, alumni, faculty and staff

CHANDLER, Arizona., 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – The University of Arizona Global Campus (UAGC) launched a new scholarship program on October 11, offering the opportunity to six Rio Salado College scholarship recipients to receive a full scholarship to pursue a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in early 2022 at UAGC.

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(UAGC) launched a new scholarship program on October 11, offering the opportunity to six Rio Salado College scholars

“We are delighted with this partnership with Rio Salado, which will increase access to higher education for students here in Arizona, across the country and around the world, ”said UAGC President Paul pastorek. “What better way to celebrate the launch of this partnership than to help Rio Salado academics continue their educational journey with UAGC. “

The transfer partnership between UAGC and Rio Salado Started in September 2020. These scholarships celebrate the relationship between the two institutions and offer a cost-free route to graduate degrees.

UAGC will award four scholarships for alumni and two scholarships for faculty and staff.

The app opened this week and is available for local and national Rio Salado alumni, current students who will graduate with an associate degree by 01/31/22, staff and faculty.

Eligible applicants can apply online from now until the application deadline, December 10. The scholarship application page including all the terms and conditions of the scholarship program is: https://www.uagc.edu/tuition-financial-aid/scholarships/rio-salado-partnerships-scholarship.

Fellows will be announced on Monday January 31, 2022.

Applicants who do not receive a scholarship may be eligible for savings on tuition fees * through the broader partnership between UAGC and Rio Salado and Maricopa Community Colleges.

“We are grateful to the University of Arizona Global Campus for extending this generous scholarship opportunity to our family of academics, ”said Rio Salado President Kate smith. “The investment that UAGC makes in our community through this grant will likely have a life-changing impact for researchers and a ripple effect on their families and communities. I look forward to joining the team at the ‘UAGC to announce the winners in January and celebrate them on the next step in their college journey. “

There are no restrictions on the types of study programs scholarship recipients can take. UAGC has over 50 programs, including these transfer routes with Rio Salado College, which give students the opportunity to earn up to 90 credit hours at community college tuition rates:

Free information session. Rio Salado and UAGC will host a webinar on Monday, October 18 To 1:00 p.m. PST, to publicly celebrate their partnership and to officially launch this scholarship opportunity.

* Savings on tuition and fees available for those who qualify.

About the University of Arizona Global Campus
The University of Arizona Global Campus (“World Campus” or “UAGC”) is an independent university which is operated in affiliation with the University of Arizona. Global Campus is designed to provide flexible opportunities for students working from diverse backgrounds who seek to acquire knowledge and skills that will help them achieve their life and career goals. Global Campus is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and is one of the most innovative online universities in the country, with approximately 30,000 students. UAGC offers more than 50 degrees at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. For more information, visit uagc.edu, www.facebook.com/UniversityOfArizonaGlobalCampus, or https://twitter.com/uazglobalcampus.

On Rio Salado College
Rio Salado College is one of ten Maricopa Community Colleges and one of the nation’s largest public online community colleges, serving nearly 50,000 students per year, including more than 28,000 online in 50 states and abroad. Founded in 1978 and based in Tempé, Arizona, Rio Salado offers over 600 online courses, 135+ degree programs and certificates, and general education courses. The college also offers support to, military and incarcerated students and is the largest supplier of adult education in Arizona.double registration, military and incarcerated students and is the largest supplier of adult education in Arizona.

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