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Senior Project Scholarship FAQ

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

The Senior Project Scholarship award is $5,000, which will be split into two equal awards of $2,500 each. This scholarship may only be applied toward future tuition costs in any Forbes School of Business Master’s degree program.

The Senior Project Scholarship recipients will be selected by a scholarship committee comprised of Ashford University Forbes School of Business faculty members and Forbes Media leadership. The committee will select recipients based on criteria outlined in the application materials, which include a one page letter of intent to enroll in a Forbes School of Business Master’s program, the original paper submitted within the Capstone course for online students or the Senior Project for Clinton campus students, along with grade point average criteria, and graduation timeline eligibility.*

*See the Senior Project application page for details.

Access the scholarship application here. Applicants should fill in all required fields, attach their essay, and click the Submit button. Applicants who submit multiple entries will be disqualified.

Submission dates: February 1 - August 1, 2016

The Senior Project Scholarship recipients 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 have a grade point average of 3.20 or higher, and have completed their Forbes School of Business Capstone Course at the time of application;

b) Alumni of Ashford University who have graduated from Ashford within twelve (12) months of the start date of the Entry Period; and

There will only be one scholarship period within 2016.