Career Catalyst Scholarship funds up to a total of $20,000 per qualified student
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 31, 2014 - DeVry University today announced that it is offering its Career Catalyst Scholarship to new students who start in September 2014 at the university or its Keller Graduate School of Management. The merit-based scholarship is designed to support new students along their educational journey toward graduation.
The university has set aside more than $9.5 million to fund the Career Catalyst Scholarship over the next three years. Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students who enroll in the September 2014 session by Aug. 29. New students may qualify for up to $20,000, depending on factors such as degree level.
“At DeVry University, we take accountability for helping our students achieve their educational and career goals,” said Robert Paul, president of DeVry University. “That’s why we provide extensive support services to each of our students, including financial assistance through scholarships like the Career Catalyst Scholarship.
“Career Catalyst is one of many scholarships DeVry offers its students,” added Paul. “We are making $75 million in scholarships and grants available for the 2014–2015 award year.i”
Commitment to Student Learning & Success
DeVry University is committed to fostering student learning through high-quality education integrating technology, science, business and the arts. Through undergraduate and graduate programs available onsite and online, DeVry University offers accessible education that meets the needs of a diverse and geographically dispersed student population.
DeVry also offers best-in-class career outcomes. In 2012, 90 percent of DeVry University graduates actively seeking employment had careers in their field within six months of graduationii.
About DeVry University
DeVry University’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. Founded in 1931, the university offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online covering 34 different career fields within its five distinguished colleges of study: Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology. The university is institutionally accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, www.ncahlc.org. DeVry University provides an education that prepares its students for a lifetime of success with dedicated faculty and staff who are committed to their students’ academic success. Its highly credentialed faculty members work in the fields that they teach, providing real-world experiences that prepare students for in-demand careers.
With more than 85 locations in the U.S., DeVry University is one of the largest private-sector universities in North America. The university is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE: DV), a global provider of educational services. Find DeVry University on Twitter @DeVryUniv and Facebook at /DEVRYUNIVERSITY, or visit newsroom.devry.edu.
i In the 2014–2015 award year (7/1/14 to 6/30/15), DeVry will make $75 million available for scholarships and grants to new and continuing students who meet merit and need-based qualifications.
ii Figure based on 2012 graduates self-reporting data to DeVry University Career Services who were employed at graduation or actively seeking employment in their field after graduation. Does not include graduates who were not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.