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Many Texas employers are committed to growing their businesses through employee education, offering tuition reimbursement for select degree programs. Contact your company’s education office for a list of approved degrees and universities. Our nonprofit status and affordable tuition make for an ideal choice for employers seeking to help their staff gain work-related education. These benefits may be used to pursue any WGU Texas undergraduate or graduate degree, or a post-baccalaureate teaching certification or endorsement.
Note: WGU Texas does not offer education on a single course-by-course basis. Contact an Enrollment
Counselor for more information about corporate reimbursement.
It depends upon the scholarship. In general, we award scholarships based on the
Some scholarships are also based upon evaluations of prior college transcripts and
other tests. We encourage you to apply.
WGU evaluates scholarship applications on a continual basis because we start new students in their programs every month. Often we are able to make an award decision within two to four weeks of receiving your application. In most cases, you will also need to have applied for admission and been accepted to the university. An
Enrollment Counselor can help explain the process.
No. Scholarship awards are divided into a set amount per term. This amount is credited against your tuition due for each term. The details are explained in the description for each scholarship.
Yes. You probably should apply for federal financial aid, too. Scholarship awards will only cover a portion of your school expenses, and financial aid can help pay for the rest. You can apply for financial aid while you are waiting for a decision about your scholarship application. It will not hurt your chances to win a scholarship. Click here to learn more about or apply
for financial aid.
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