NORCROSS, Ga. – Applications are now available for the 2019 Gary Keisling ACCESS Scholarship. James Madison High School students enrolled as freshman or transfer students after Jan. 1, 2019, are qualified to apply.
Eligibility for the award is based on a combination of factors including academic performance and an essay. Applications must be received via electronic submission by March 1, 2019. Recipients will be announced April 2, 2019, and awards will be made April 16, 2019. The high school award will cover full tuition for one year (the equivalent of two semesters of study) and is renewable annually based on academic success.
“Since the ACCESS Scholarship program was established in 2011, Ashworth College has given scholarship awards to 85 students in our family of online schools,” said James Madison High School principal Megan Bowen. “High school-level scholarships are rare and most people don’t think to look for them. But, as everyone knows, high school diplomas are important for everyone! We love providing financial assistance to deserving students who are working hard to earn them.”
The ACCESS Scholarship for high school is open to freshman applicants who completed the 8th grade with a 3.0 GPA (or better) and transfer applicants with a 3.0 GPA (or better) on their incoming transcripts. For an application, please visit ACCESS Scholarship Application 2019 – James Madison High School.
For questions about the ACCESS High School Scholarship Program, contact
The Gary Keisling Ashworth College Continuing Education for Student Success Scholarship Program was established in 2011 to honor Gary Keisling, former president and CEO of the online college and its subsidiaries. The late Keisling devoted his career to developing affordable and accessible educational programs for those who may have limited access to accredited educational opportunities.
James Madison High School is built for the real world. At JMHS, we believe the benefits of online learning can be life changing and should be accessible to all.
James Madison High School is nationally accredited by Cognia and the Distance Education Accrediting Commission.
Together with our parent school, Ashworth College, we have built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of traditional high school students and working adults.