Leila Gallagher


Grantham is now accepting scholarship applications for two different opportunities.

 Lenexa, Kan. – June 6, 2016 Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, has announced the following scholarship opportunities:

Grantham’s Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship, which is awarded to one business student each year, was named in honor of a thought leader, early advocate of online education, and Grantham Education Corporation board member. Mr. Jewett had a long and storied career in the financial services industry and was a partner at Chesapeake Capital, LP. For more information and criteria visit:

The David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship US Air Force was created in honor of General Baker, a prisoner of war (POW) who dedicated his life to honorably serving his country and supporting continuing education for service members. He served on Grantham University’s Board of Governors from 2006 until his passing in 2009. This full scholarship is offered annually for an active duty, reservist, or National Guard member of the U.S. Air Force to earn an undergraduate or graduate degree. For more information visit:

Each of the above two scholarships is valued up to $39,471, and includes tuition, textbooks, software and fees.

Dr. Cheryl Hayek, Grantham University’s interim president, chief academic officer and provost, said “Helping make college affordable for those intent on earning their degrees is extremely important to Grantham. In addition to low tuition rates and equating prior learning to transfer credit, bringing scholarships such as these to our students is one way we help them achieve their dreams of education. ”

For more information about Grantham University’s scholarship programs visit:

About Grantham University: With 2016 marking the University’s 65th birthday, Grantham University was established in 1951 and today offers 50 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. With a mission to provide quality, accessible, affordable, professionally relevant programs in a continuously changing global society, Grantham’s courses are 100 percent online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty or from almost anywhere in the world. Continuously accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning more than six decades of service.