Western International University Offers Three Full-Tuition Scholarships to Arizona Residents

  Western International University Offers Three Full-Tuition Scholarships to
  Arizona Residents

          Scholarships to be Awarded Sept. 21 at “Start Smart” Event

Business Wire

PHOENIX -- September 9, 2013

Western International University (West), a leader in educating adults since
1978, announced today that it is awarding 21 full-tuition scholarships to
students around the U.S., including three to residents of Arizona. The local
scholarships will be awarded Sept. 21 at the Start Smart^SM Tour event at
Arizona Mills mall in Tempe.

“Earning a degree is empowering, and we want to help students everywhere
achieve their goals,” said Tracy Lorenz, president of Western International
University. “West is committed to offering a flexible, affordable, attainable
online degree program through our upgraded, innovative online course format
that fits a variety of lifestyles and helps individuals succeed.”

West’s online format features eight-week courses that begin each month. Each
course follows a weekly schedule that allows students to review short videos
and reading assignments, complete interactive exercises to reinforce their
knowledge, and engage with instructors and fellow students to put the learning
into practical context.

To be considered for the scholarship, in addition to meeting the eligibility
requirements, individuals must write a 500-word essay describing how
furthering their education with a degree will help them work smarter, live
smarter and be smarter in every aspect of their lives. Applications must be
received by Sept. 14, 2013. For complete scholarship details including the
terms, conditions and submission dates, visit www.west.edu.

West will announce the scholarship recipients at the local Start Smart Tour
event. The tour is traveling throughout the country to help working adults get
started on a path to a quality university degree. The free, two-day Arizona
event will be held Sept. 21-22 at Arizona Mills mall in Tempe.

For complete scholarship details and to learn about the events and West’s
program offerings, visit www.west.edu.

About Western International University

Western International University (West), a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo
Global, Inc. Apollo Global, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary of Apollo Group,
Inc. (NASDAQ: APOL) is a U.S.-based leader in world education with
institutions in South America, Mexico, India and the U.K. Apollo Global
institutions provide academic programs serving the business needs of leading
companies and online education that best prepares working professionals with
the information they need to remain competitive in the workforce. Founded in
1978, West's mission is to provide a broad educational foundation designed to
prepare students for leadership positions in a dynamic, global marketplace.
All of West's academic programs focus on the global community and the
commercial, political, and cultural issues shaping the future.


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