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NORCROSS, Ga. - Ashworth College is proud to announce our 2018 Gary Keisling ACCESS Scholarship award winners.
The 14 winners listed below are enrolled in a variety of online Career Diploma, Associate Degree, and Bachelor’s Degree programs. The scholarship funds will be applied toward each student's tuition.
The Gary Keisling Ashworth College Continuing Education for Student Success (ACCESS) Scholarship program awards up to $25,000 annually to new and prospective diploma and degree students. Winners are selected based on essay submissions, work/volunteer experience, and grade point average.
"We are delighted to be able to grant scholarship awards to deserving students,” said chief academic officer Dr. Christine Jax. “All of us at Ashworth College are proud to know that we are enabling these students to further their educations so they can achieve their career goals. We also hope the awards will inspire them to make learning a lifelong pursuit."
The Gary Keisling Ashworth College Continuing Education for Student Success Scholarship Program was established in 2011 to honor Gary Keisling, former president and CEO of Ashworth College and James Madison High School. The late Keisling devoted his career to developing affordable and accessible educational programs for those who may have limited access to accredited educational opportunities.
Ashworth College is a nationally-accredited online institution that provides flexible and affordable education to students located around the world. Areas of study include more than 125 career-focused programs in the high-demand fields of healthcare, technology, business, creative services, education, legal studies and trades. Since its founding 30 years ago, more than 300,000 students have graduated from Ashworth College with diplomas, professional certificates, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. In a 2016 survey by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, 95 percent of graduates said they were satisfied with their studies and would recommend Ashworth College to a friend. For more information, visit www.ashworthcollege.edu.
Ashworth College is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).