Western International University Offers 21 Full-Tuition Scholarships

  Western International University Offers 21 Full-Tuition Scholarships

     Scholarships to be Awarded in Select Markets at “Start Smart” Events

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 United States. Three scholarships will be awarded at each
location on the seven-city Start Smart^SM Tour.

“We are very excited to be awarding these scholarships and also helping people
finally reach their dream of earning a college degree,” 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 material
into practical context.

To be considered for a 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. For complete
scholarship details including the terms, conditions and submission dates,
visit www.west.edu.

Start Smart events and scholarship awards will take place in the following

● Sept. 21-22     Tempe, Ariz.
● Sept. 28-29         Concord, Calif.
● Oct. 5-6            Orland Park, Ill.
● Oct. 11-12          Salt Lake City
● Oct. 19-20          Dearborn, Mich.
● Nov. 2-3            Aurora, Colo.

To learn about these 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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