Scholarships & Grants

Online college scholarships and grants can be an important financial resource for students who are determining how to pay for their education. Funding your online education can be a challenge, and finding online college scholarships and grants can be time-consuming and difficult. Luckily, scholarships and grants don’t need to be repaid, but most scholarships only apply to a specific group of students. Below you will find unique scholarships and grants for students that are provided by Ashford University.


From local scholarships in San Diego to scholarships for business majors in the Forbes School of Business & Technology™, you may be eligible for one of several Ashford University online student scholarships.

Current scholarships include:

Business School Scholarships

Current Ashford seniors or alumni who are in good standing, have an average 3.20 GPA or higher, and have completed their Forbes School of Business & Technology Capstone Course within the last 12 months can apply for this Senior Project Scholarship. Students should submit their senior project from their capstone course to be considered for this business scholarship.

The Entrepreneurship Scholarship opportunity is open to any prospective students, currently enrolled students, returning students, and alumni. Applicants must submit a short business plan for an innovative idea or a business they currently own.

NEU (No Excuses University) Scholarships

  • Teacher Scholarship

The College of Education at Ashford University offers one full scholarship to a teacher in the No Excuses University (NEU) network of schools. The scholarship will be applied to the tuition and technology fees for one of Ashford’s education-related graduate degrees.

  • Parent Scholarship

The NEU Parent Scholarship opportunity is open to any parent or guardian of a current student in the NEU network. The scholarship will be applied to the tuition and technology fees for any undergraduate degree offered by Ashford University.

Community Scholarship, San Diego

  • Homefront Heroes Scholarship

Ashford University offers five scholarship opportunities for San Diego County military spouses to earn either an associate or a bachelor’s degree.

To apply for a Forbes School of Business & Technology scholarship, NEU scholarship, or a San Diego community scholarship, please select from the options above. You may apply to multiple scholarships. Each scholarship’s application is unique and only enters you for that entry period. Scholarships do not have to be repaid.

New scholarships and their entry periods are posted throughout the year, so whether you’re interested in a business scholarship, entrepreneurship scholarship, community scholarships or more, make sure to visit this page regularly. Each scholarship has unique terms and conditions, including eligibility requirements. Visit the specific scholarship link for more information about how the scholarship works and how to apply.


Grants may be available to alumni, first-year students, employees of companies that have partnered with Ashford University, current and former members of the military, students pursuing a nursing degree, and others. Current online college grants include:

Each online grant available from Ashford University has unique and specific eligibility requirements. Please visit each online grant page to determine if you could be eligible, or call 866.711.1700 to talk to an advisor.

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