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WGU Cybersecurity Scholarship.
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I am 6 days into my first term with WGU in the MSCSIA program.  I was pleased to open an email last night awarding me the WGU Cybersecurity Scholarship that I applied for.  Unfortunately, it is $5000 for 4 terms, divided equally among terms.  I do not plan on being there that long, but it will certainly help. If I can complete in the two terms that I planned, it will be a $2500 savings, and that is nothing to balk at, especially with their tuition fairly low to begin with.   So far, I have passed ever pre-assessment for every course.  I think I will move through the program quickly, earn that first Masters and then move on to my local college, Embry-Riddle for their Aviation Cybersecurity grad program.

Definitely, thanks to this group for the pointers and guidance along the way.
Western Governor's University
MSCSIA - In Progress
Thomas Edison State University
B.A.L.S 2019 
ASNSM - Computer Science - 2018 
Pierpont College
Board of Governor's AAS, AOE Information Systems - 2017
WGU Cybersecurity Scholarship Recipient.
40 Credits from Stark State College(B&M), 100 ACE credits (mix of Straighterline, Study.Com, TECEP, etc.), TESU LIB-495 Capstone.
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(12-08-2019, 06:47 AM)ChilliDawg Wrote: I am 6 days into my first term with WGU in the MSCSIA program.  I was pleased to open an email last night awarding me the WGU Cybersecurity Scholarship that I applied for.  Unfortunately, it is $5000 for 4 terms, divided equally among terms.  I do not plan on being there that long, but it will certainly help. If I can complete in the two terms that I planned, it will be a $2500 savings, and that is nothing to balk at, especially with their tuition fairly low to begin with.   So far, I have passed ever pre-assessment for every course.  I think I will move through the program quickly, earn that first Masters and then move on to my local college, Embry-Riddle for their Aviation Cybersecurity grad program.

Definitely, thanks to this group for the pointers and guidance along the way.

Congrats!

Wow, I haven't seen a $5,000 scholarship from WGU before. They awarded me a $2,000 scholarship for my MBA, but it was also split between 4 terms, so it really only came out to a $500 tuition discount in my case since I managed to complete my degree program in a single term. Still, I appreciated the discount. Smile
In Progress: Researching doctoral degree programs
Up Next: Debating between starting on a doctorate or another master's degree

Complete:
MBA in IT Management, 2019, Western Governors University
BSBA in Computer Information Systems, 2019, Thomas Edison State University
ASNSM in Computer Science, 2019, Thomas Edison State University

B&M CC: 8.68cr, TESU: 3cr, CLEP/DSST: 15cr, Study.com: 57cr, Straighterline: 19cr, ALEKS: 9cr, TEEX: 6cr, The Institutes: 2cr, Sophia: 2cr
(121.68 credits total. 95 credits earned in 10 months, with 45 of those earned in ~3 months)
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Hey Congrats! Which scholarship was this? I recall most of their scholarships was just $2000 for 4 terms, you hit the "jackpot" with the $5000 scholarship! Even in two terms, you save more than most people who get the $2000 scholarship!
Done: TESU ASNSM Biology, ASBA/BSBA (ACBSP Accredited in 2017)
Working on: TESU BA Biology & Computer Science
Deferred: **Deciding on several Masters/PHD programs**

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(12-08-2019, 07:22 PM)bjcheung77 Wrote: Hey Congrats!  Which scholarship was this?  I recall most of their scholarships was just $2000 for 4 terms, you hit the "jackpot" with the $5000 scholarship!  Even in two terms, you save more than most people who get the $2000 scholarship!

Thank you.  Here is the link to the page with details on the Scholarship.  The last sentence in the third paragraph says that it is worth up to $5000.  My award letter says that I was given all $5000.  I applied for a few different ones, and this is the only one that I heard back on......I just accepted the terms of the Scholarship this morning.  Way more exciting than the Guardian Scholarship from Study that i was awarded, but they are all greatly appreciated.  

https://www.wgu.edu/financial-aid-tuitio...urity.html
Western Governor's University
MSCSIA - In Progress
Thomas Edison State University
B.A.L.S 2019 
ASNSM - Computer Science - 2018 
Pierpont College
Board of Governor's AAS, AOE Information Systems - 2017
WGU Cybersecurity Scholarship Recipient.
40 Credits from Stark State College(B&M), 100 ACE credits (mix of Straighterline, Study.Com, TECEP, etc.), TESU LIB-495 Capstone.
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