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Entrepreneurship Scholarship FAQ

No, per the Employee Handbook, they are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

The total scholarship award must be exhausted within twelve (12) months following the award date indicated in the scholarship award letter, or any remaining funds will be forfeited. The scholarship recipient must remain in continuous attendance (in an Active status category) to receive both portions of the Entrepreneurship Scholarship award.

Please see scholarship timeline calendar on http://www.ashford.edu/admissions/entrepreneurship_scholarship.htm for the various entry periods.

The Entrepreneurship Scholarship recipient will be notified with a scholarship award letter within 90 days of the close of the entry period.

a) Current students of Ashford University who are in good standing with respect to the Student Community Standards, as outlined in the current Ashford University Academic Catalog, and who are meeting satisfactory academic progress guidelines as defined by the applicable degree program [minimum 2.00 GPA (2.50 for BSHIM and BSN programs)]; 

b) Alumni of Ashford University who have graduated from Ashford within twelve (12) months of the start date of the Entry Period, who were in good standing with respect to the Student Community Standards, as outlined in the current Ashford University Academic Catalog, and who met satisfactory academic progress guidelines as defined by the applicable degree program [minimum 2.00 GPA (2.50 for BSHIM and BSN programs)]; and

c) Prospective students of Ashford University who are:

  • (i) Legal residents of the United States of America;
  • (ii) At least twenty-two (22) years of age or older as of the start date of the degree program, or be exempt from this requirement by meeting one of the exceptions listed in the Academic Catalog; and
  • (iii) Have a valid high school diploma or GED.

Yes, there will be additional scholarship entry periods throughout 2016. Check the scholarship timeline calendar for additional entry periods.