Kansas City, Mo.-- May 30, 2013—Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced it is accepting applications for its newest full scholarship, the Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship for business students.

The award is made in honor of the late Gene Jewett, a thought leader, early advocate of online education, and GEC board member. The scholarship is valued up to $37,000 annually and includes the cost of tuition, textbooks, software and fees toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in the Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University.

“Gene Jewett believed that the combination of technology and education would create a high quality college experience that was both accessible and affordable,” said Grantham University President Joseph McGrath. “He was an exceptional businessman and a true believer of success through hard work, education, and a little bit of risk. It is a pleasure to create this scholarship in his honor.”

Additional details, eligibility requirements, and the scholarship application are available at: https://www.grantham.edu/scholarships/eugene-gene-jewett-memorial-scholarship/. The application deadline is midnight Eastern Time on June 30th.

The new Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship for Business Students is just one of the many scholarships Grantham University provides annually. In 2012 alone, the University contributed 5.3 million dollars in scholarships for it students. To learn more about Grantham University and its scholarship programs, explore its Web site at www.grantham.edu or call 800-955-2527 to speak with an admissions representative.

About Grantham University:

Established in 1951, Grantham University specializes in accredited online degree programs. Grantham’s online undergraduate and graduate degree programs include: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Allied Health, Information Technology, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing, Human Resource Management and Business Intelligence. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education.