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05 / 2019 article

Bridgepoint Education’s Ashford University Offers Five Homefront Heroes Scholarships to San Diego Military Spouses


Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) announced that Ashford University’s Homefront Heroes program has made five scholarships available to military spouses. The university created the San Diego County Homefront Heroes Scholarship as a salute to the wives and husbands of American service members.

Ashford University’s 2016 San Diego County Homefront Heroes Scholarship Program acknowledges the unsung patience, tenacity, and faith required to be a military wife or husband. These scholarships are available to San Diego-based spouses and spouse-survivors of veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military, including the National Guard and reservists.

“Ashford University has been a long-standing supporter of the military and the spouses of our military service members,” said Dr. Craig Swenson, president and CEO of Ashford University. “Over the years, the University has offered the Homefront Heroes Scholarship to military spouses with the intent of providing these spouses an opportunity to earn a college education and to seek the bright future that education offers.”  

Further information and rules for the 2016 Ashford University San Diego County Homefront Heroes Scholarship Program are available at All interested parties can submit an application between September 12 and November 6, 2016. Scholarship recipients will be notified by phone or mail on or about December 1, 2016.



About Bridgepoint Education

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) harnesses the latest technology to reimagine the modern student experience. Bridgepoint owns two academic institutions – Ashford University and University of the Rockies. 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 Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.668.2586 x11636.


About Ashford University

Where heritage meets innovation – that’s Ashford University. At Ashford, students discover relevant degree programs, innovative technology, and cherished tradition. Ashford offers associates, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs online, allowing students to balance life by providing the flexibility to do school work anywhere, anytime. For more information, please visit,,, or call Marianne Perez, Media Relations Manager, at 858.513.9240 x11636.