Touro University Worldwide Offers New Scholarship, Reduces Price of Tuition up to 40% for Recipients

Students who apply by December 31, 2013, can take advantage of a new scholarship program to make online degrees more affordable and fulfill the university's mission of increasing access to higher education.

Dec 18, 2013, 10:00 ET from Touro University Worldwide

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New students earning online degrees at Touro University Worldwide (TUW) may have a bigger bank account in 2014, thanks to the New Year, New You Scholarship offered by the university. Touro University Worldwide will provide 100 scholarships that reduce tuition up to 40% to those seeking certain online degrees.

"At TUW, we are committed to making higher education more accessible and affordable," said Dr. Yoram Neumann, CEO of TUW. "With these scholarships from TUW, we are helping to create conditions for students to begin or continue their education without the need for outside loans."

For eligible degrees, scholarship recipients will reduce their tuition by $450 per course for a Bachelor degree and $600 per course for a Master degree. That means students can save up to $18,000 as they earn a Bachelor degree, and up to $7200 as they earn a Master degree.

The scholarships are available for the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management
  • Master of Arts in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Master of Arts in Media and Communications Psychology
  • Master of Business Administration

To apply for the scholarship, students must be new to Touro University Worldwide, complete the standard application and write a 300-word essay discussing how their educational and career goals align with TUW's mission. Entries must be submitted by December 31, 2013, and students must begin classes by January 13, 2014. To maintain the scholarship for the duration of their tenure at TUW, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA (Bachelor degree) or 3.0 GPA (Master degree).

More information and the application can be found here.  

About Touro University Worldwide

Touro University Worldwide ( is a non-profit organization established by philanthropic visionaries who are committed to developing a passionate, connected learning community that can help students achieve their individual academic goals. Students at Touro University Worldwide are committed to social justice, intellectual pursuit, and philanthropic duty. This philosophy is derived from the Judaic foundation on which the University was originally founded and a value system that welcomes all cultures and backgrounds.

About the Touro College and University System

Touro is a system of non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was chartered in 1970 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American and global community. Approximately 19,000 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro University Worldwide and New York Medical College are separately accredited institutions within the Touro College and University System. For further information on Touro College, please go to:

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