City U Offering $10 Million in Scholarships

Bellevue-based City University of Seattle will offer $10 million in scholarships to laid-off workers and community and technical college students who want to earn a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The university, in agreement with Renton Technical College, will make available 20 City University of Seattle Transfer Scholarships in the amount of $10,800 per scholarship for students beginning programs at City University in the academic year 2009/2010. The scholarships will be for tuition only.

To qualify, students must be:

- A Washington state resident and laid off in the last 180 days

- Have earned an Associate of Applied Science degree from RTC between July 1,2008 and September 30, 2009 or equivalent credits to transfer (about 90)

- Must not be working more than 20 hours per week

- Meet all admissions criteria for the the university's declared program of study at the time of scholarship selection.

Interested students should contact City U at 888.42.CITYU or go to: www.cityu.edu/laidoffworkerscholarship to learn more about the requirements, list of programs offered under this scholarship, and to complete an application.