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Wilkes MBA Scholarship Deadline Extended

Contact: Vicki Mayk

The application deadline for an MBA scholarship with Wilkes University has been extended. Prospective students can now submit a program application and supporting materials by Aug. 20 for fall consideration.

Wilkes University’s inaugural MBA scholarship will reduce total tuition for the degree by as much as $15,000 for qualifying students. Wilkes will offer the scholarships to MBA students who enroll for fall 2013. Scholarships are based on undergraduate grade-point average (GPA). Professional experience will also be considered.

Recipients must be Arizona residents. Awards are available at the following levels for the 2013-14 academic year:

  • $15,000 total program award equal to 50 percent of tuition per semester
    Awarded to applicants with undergraduate GPA of 3.5 and above
  • $7,500 total program award equal to 25 percent of tuition per semester
    Awarded to applicants with undergraduate GPA of 3.0 to 3.49
  • $3,000 total program award equal to 10 percent of tuition per semester
    Awarded to applicants with undergraduate GPA of 2.5 to 2.99
Tuition for the MBA program is $770 per credit. Classes start this fall at the Mesa Center for Higher Education, 245 West Second St.

To qualify, applicants must submit a completed program application and official undergraduate transcripts by Aug. 20, 2013. Applications can be completed online at www.wilkes.edu/Mesa.

Students who are awarded scholarships will be able to retain them for the length of the program. To retain scholarships from semester to semester, students must have continuous enrollment (fall, spring and summer terms) with a minimum of 6 credits per term, maintain good academic standing and make acceptable academic progress as determined by federal regulations.

Wilkes is one of four colleges participating in the H.E.A.T. (Healthcare, Education, Aerospace, Technology/Tourism) Initiative for Economic Development in Mesa, designed to increase college competition and spur economic growth. Wilkes was selected as a finalist for the program after institutions across the United States were invited to submit proposals by the City of Mesa.

For more information, please contact Michael Gundersdorf at (800) WILKES-U Ext. 6372 or michael.gundersdorf@wilkes.edu.

About Wilkes University

Wilkes University is an independent institution of higher education dedicated to academic and intellectual excellence through mentoring in the liberal arts, sciences and professional programs. Founded in 1933, the university provides its students with the experience, mentoring and education necessary for career and intellectual development as well as personal growth. Recently named one of the fastest-growing universities in the United States by The Chronicle of Higher Education, Wilkes offers the doctor of nursing practice, doctor of education and doctor of pharmacy degrees and more than a dozen master’s degree programs, including the master of business administration and master of fine arts in creative writing. www.wilkes.edu 

Published On: 7/11/2013
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