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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education's Ashford University and Cox Communications Award Homefront Heroes Scholarships to Military Spouses


Ashford University, in partnership with Cox Communications, awarded Homefront Heroes Scholarships to five military spouses in San Diego County. The Homefront Heroes Scholarship recognizes the strength and support military spouses provide our nation’s service members. The scholarship covers tuition and books to help partners of military men and women complete their education.

The 2013 Homefront Heroes scholarship recipients are Paige Solis, Erin Beeman, Tracy Bernal, Amber Engle, and Monique Morales. The scholarship winners were selected from a pool of applicants who each submitted an essay on being “married to the military” and how the scholarship would enhance their future.

Ashford University, an educational institution owned by Bridgepoint Education, created the Homefront Heroes Scholarship program four years ago to honor the spouses of American service members. The program aligns with Bridgepoint Education’s social responsibility mission, which focuses on education, youth, and the military.


About Bridgepoint Education
Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint’s technologies, including Thuze® and Waypoint Outcomes, enhance the way people learn in the digital age. Bridgepoint owns three academic institutions – Ashford University, University of the Rockies, and Denver Learning Institute. Together, these programs, technologies, and resources represent a unique model for advancing education in the 21st century. Bridgepoint stands for greater access, social learning, and exposure to leading minds. For more information, visit or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.668.2580.


About Ashford University

Achievement belongs to all of us at Ashford University. By offering a traditional college campus as well as online degree programs, Ashford meets the diverse needs of individuals pursuing integrity in their lives and in their communities. Students may earn an associates, bachelor’s, or master’s degree online, while campus students in Clinton, Iowa may earn a bachelor’s degree. Whether on campus or online, Ashford students enjoy the same supportive community. For more information, please visit or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.