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Argosy University, Seattle Offers Scholarship to Community College Graduates

SEATTLE, WA (August 20, 2012) --   Argosy University, Seattle is offering the opportunity for community college graduates in Seattle to enhance their education through the Future Leaders Scholarship. In all, the campus will award tuition scholarships valued at $5,000 each to graduates   of the 14 Puget Sound community colleges.

Students who will have earned an associate’s degree from one of the community colleges by the time they start classes at Argosy University, Seattle and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher may apply. As part of the entry process, applicants will submit a 1,000 word (or less) essay describing an issue they see impacting their community, state, country or the world in the future and, as a future leader, the approach they would take to addressing this issue. Those interested must also submit an application for admission and their official community college transcripts.

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on demonstrated writing skills, interpersonal effectiveness and professionalism. The first will be demonstrated through an essay, the latter two through an on-campus interview.

“At Argosy University, we believe in the importance of contributing to our community and we know that our community colleges graduate great students who can make a difference today and in the future,” says Dr. Tom Dyer, campus president and Seattle Central Community College graduate.

All applicants who apply but are not named winners of the $5,000 tuition scholarship will receive a tuition scholarship up to $2,000. The first $1,000 will be awarded upon enrollment at Argosy University, Seattle. The second $1,000 will be awarded after successful completion of the first year of studies at Argosy University, Seattle.  For complete information and entry requirements, visit or call Doug Shirley at 206-393-3502 or

About Argosy University

Argosy University (, with 28 campus locations in 13 states and its online program, is a private academic institution dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to students in a supportive learning environment where academic knowledge is enriched by the acquisition of interpersonal skills vital to success.  Argosy University has seven colleges: Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, Business, Education, Health Sciences, Undergraduate Studies The Art Institute of California and Western State College of Law.  With one of the largest communities of graduate students in the nation, Argosy University offers doctoral and master’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Counseling and Education.  The institution also offers bachelor’s degree programs in Psychology, Business, Liberal Arts and Criminal Justice and, through The Art Institute of California, serves as an important source of education for design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts students and professionals.  Degree level and programs offered vary by location. Full and part-time law programs are offered through Western State College of Law. Argosy University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501, Licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education, License No. 2610. See for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


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