Lenexa, Kan., May 22, 2020 — UA Grantham, an online university, has announced today that it is awarding a total of $5,000 in grants to UA Grantham students and alumni across the country who are helping to fight the pandemic in their communities. Grantham created the Student Community Grant to help students and alumni fund their efforts to combat Covid-19 and is awarding five $1,000 grants across the country.
The grant winners are:
“We commend these students and alumni for stepping up to provide necessary products and services during this critical time,” said Dr. Anthony R. Petroy, president, provost and chief academic officer of UA Grantham. “It’s people like this who exemplify the best of our country. We are grateful for their selfless contributions to the community and pleased to lend a hand to their efforts.”
About UA Grantham: Founded in 1951 by WWII veteran Donald Grantham, UA Grantham provides online higher education for all adult learners, including our nation’s military for whom the university was established. Designated in 2019 as a Purple Heart University, Grantham boasts a diverse student body, approximately half being military-affiliated. For anyone balancing education with a demanding lifestyle, Grantham is the solution with its flexible online learning environment, monthly course starts, 50+ degree and certificate programs, and one of the lowest tuitions in the country1.
Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission, Grantham continues to receive programmatic accreditations as it evolves its education offerings to meet marketplace demands.