Western Governors University

Western Governors University (WGU) is a nonprofit online university founded by 19 U.S. governors.  Tuition has not increased in 7 years and most programs are approximately $6,000 per year -- perfect for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award.  Learn any place and time that is convenient to you, and the faster you demonstrate what you know, the faster you finish.

WGU will contribute to AmeriCorps Alumni educational success by:

  • Waiving the $65 application fee for all new AmeriCorps applicants
  • Giving all new AmeriCorps applicants a 5% discount off their tuition
  • Provding competitive scholarships valued up to $2,000 for AmeriCorps Alumni. NOt everyone who applies will be awarded, and selection is based on academic merit, financial need, and the strength of the scholarship application and interview.
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Nick Rothacher
Institution Type: 
Title IV, VA Qualified
Institution Programs: 
4 Year
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