Regent University is offering all new online students a $250 social distancing scholarship through April 30, 2020.

Regent University Offers Scholarships for Social Distancing

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 18, 2020) – To encourage social distancing, and to help ease financial struggles related to COVID-19, Regent University is offering all new students pursuing their online bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree a $250 scholarship now through July 1, 2020.

Social distancing can prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to the Center for Disease Control. Regent University is offering free scholarships to encourage social distancing, and to honor social distancing guidelines announced by The White House and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

“This scholarship reflects our steadfast commitment to the safety and well-being of our community, our nation, and our world,” said Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riano, executive vice president for Academic Affairs. “With closed campuses and furloughed jobs, we are creating opportunities for students to invest in their futures.”

We recognize the challenges posed by COVID-19, and the many changes impacting daily activities. To help ease the financial struggle this could create, Regent University is offering a free Social Distancing ScholarshipTM to all new students.

Although it’s a time of uncertainty, one thing is certain – investing in your future is wise. And because Regent is leading the way in online education, you can expect exceptional instruction and world-class support to help you finish your degree online, including:

  • Success coaching
  • Academic support
  • Career services
  • Faculty mentorship
  • And much more

To claim your scholarship, simply call (800) 373-5504 and mention the Social Distancing ScholarshipTM. It’s that simple. We’re standing by to faithfully support you.

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Founded in 1978, Regent University has nearly 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in 135+ program areas including business, communication and the arts, cybersecurity and technology, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing and healthcare, and psychology. Currently, Regent University is ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report and is one of only 22 universities nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum. In its 2020 “Best Online Programs” rankings, Regent University’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) again scored #1 for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” among Virginia schools, the eighth year in a row that Regent has earned the top position. The university also earned its 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the highest level that a university can be awarded from that organization.


Eligible for new students registering by July 1 for a degree-seeking program with at least half-time enrollment for either Summer 2020 or Fall 2020. New students who complete the online orientation course “KEYS to Success” before their first term will receive a $250 book voucher in the Regent University bookstore available for use up to 6 months from the start of courses.  On-campus undergraduate students are excluded from this offer.