Scholarships will be awarded to new students enrolling in an education program
To encourage a new generation of educators and help address the state’s teacher shortage, WGU Washington launched the Future Teacher Scholarship for people seeking a fulfilling career in K-12 education. According to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 93 percent of principals say they’re “struggling” or in a “crisis” mode to find new, qualified teachers. This scholarship helps smooth the pathway to high-quality and respected credentials for aspiring educators. Continue reading “WGU Washington Offers New Scholarships for Aspiring Teachers”
Competency-based university WGU Washington plans to award 25 scholarships to working adults hoping to finish their degrees
WGU Washington is seriously recruiting adults back to college. Back-to-school season is almost here, and while young people all over the state are returning to the classroom, WGU Washington allows working-age men and women to achieve their educational goals – and earn the skills and knowledge our economy demands to remain competitive.
Next week,WGU Washington will award nearly 1,900 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to the members of its 2016 graduating class. The nonprofit, online university – which is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year – provides a high-quality, low-cost educational option for Washingtonians, including midcareer professionals and underserved populations.
The diversity among WGU Washington’s student body is evident in the Class of 2016.
The average age of this year’s graduates is 39. While the youngest is 20, the oldest is Mike Brown, a 77-year-old MBA grad from Spokane. Continue reading “2016 Commencement Highlights WGU Washington’s Five Years of Success”