Discounts and Scholarships

Military Family Discount

This discount was created to honor the families of veteran and active duty United States military service members seeking credit hour degree or certificate programs. ABTU recognizes U.S. military members’ spouse and dependents with a discount covering up to 25% of the student’s cost of tuition and course materials. Spouses and dependents are limited to: wife, husband, or children/stepchildren of the service member. This scholarship may be awarded to multiple dependents of the same service member. ABTU requires proof of military service by requesting the veteran’s DD214, which summarizes a veteran’s service history.

Active Duty Discount

This scholarship was created to honor Active Duty U.S. military members seeking credit hour degree or certificate programs. ABTU prides itself on being a top military friendly university and recognizes the needs of active duty military members. A $125 discount per course is awarded to cover the cost of course materials for all active duty U.S. military service members while currently enrolled. ABTU requires proof of military service by requesting the veteran’s DD214, which summarizes a veteran’s service history.

Zero-Debt Initiative Discount

ABTU awards a need-based discount to students who can demonstrate financial need, and who share our institutional commitment to achieving a zero-debt education. This discount allows an eligible student to use only Federal PELL Grant funds to cover the total cost of twelve courses per year (full time enrollment). Any remaining balance will be covered by the ABTU Zero Debt initiative. ABTU is committed to making an online education affordable to students, and strongly prefers to have graduates with no student loan debt. To demonstrate a commitment to its goal, ABTU makes discounts available to students who share this commitment to graduate without any student loan debt.

Online High School Graduate Vocational Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to graduates of online high schools seeking qualified ABTU vocational programs with the intent of preparing for employment. The applicant must also identify how their experiences as an online high school graduate have prepared them for online training, and how they will benefit from the program. Students must be seeking an eligible ABTU Vocational Certificate Program, a graduate of an online high school, must apply using the form, and maintain a good academic standing throughout their program. Must not have sufficient eligibility for other funding sources. Up to 80% of the direct program costs can be paid by this scholarship for vocational certificate programs. Applicant cannot receive any other scholarships or discounts. Scholarship cannot exceed the total direct cost of tuition.

Women in I.T. Vocational Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to female applicants seeking an eligible ABTU vocational program in Information Technology with the intent of preparing for employment in the field information technology. The applicant must identify a potential employment opportunity in their chosen field and describe how they will benefit from the program. Students must be female, seeking an eligible ABTU Vocational Certificate Program, must apply using the form, and maintain a good academic standing throughout their program. Must not have sufficient eligibility for other funding sources. Up to 80% of the direct program costs can be paid by this scholarship for vocational certificate programs. Applicant cannot receive any other scholarships or discounts. Scholarship cannot exceed the total direct cost of tuition.

Military Family Vocational Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to applicants seeking an eligible ABTU vocational program with the intent of preparing for employment in that field. The applicant must describe how they will benefit from the program. Students must be a military member (active or veteran), seeking an eligible ABTU Vocational Certificate Program, must apply using the form, and maintain a good academic standing throughout their program. Must not have sufficient eligibility for other funding sources. Up to 80% of the direct program costs can be paid by this scholarship for vocational certificate programs. Applicant cannot receive any other scholarships or discounts. Scholarship cannot exceed the total direct cost of tuition.

Career-Driven Student Vocational Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to applicants seeking qualified ABTU vocational program tracks with the intent of preparing for employment in a specific job. The applicant must identify a potential employment opportunity in their chosen field, which requires one of the industry certifications aligned with ABTU’s vocational certificate programs. Students must be seeking an eligible ABTU Vocational Certificate Program, must apply using the form, and maintain a good academic standing throughout their program. Must not have sufficient eligibility for other funding sources. Up to 80% of the direct program costs can be paid by this scholarship for vocational certificate programs. Applicant cannot receive any other scholarships or discounts. Scholarship cannot exceed the total direct cost of tuition.

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Updated by Ramsey Atieh on 12/12/2019 with currently approved discounts and scholarships.