WGU is committed to increasing equity of access to all individuals who desire to achieve a college degree. This grant, the Opportunity Grant, is an investment to allow underserved populations the funding necessary to achieve this goal. Created for individuals who do not have access to traditional state and federal funding—such as Pell Grants and student loans—this $10,000 grant will help up to 50 potential WGU students earn a bachelor’s degree in any of WGU’s four colleges.
WGU Grant Policies
Multiple grants will be awarded. However, this is a competitive program and grants will be awarded based on a candidate’s academic record, financial need, readiness for online study at WGU, and current competency, plus other considerations.