PCDI Canada News

Career School Scholarship Recipients Announced for 2019 ACCESS Program

on Friday, 12 April 2019.

HAMILTON, Ontario - The Gary Keisling Ashworth College Continuing Education for Student Success (ACCESS) Scholarship Program has announced 22 recipients for its 2019 awards.

The scholarship winners listed below include a professional certification student of PCDI Canada.

The ACCESS Scholarship Program awards up to $25,000 annually to new and prospective students across the Ashworth College family of online schools. Winners are selected based on essay submissions, work/volunteer experience, and grade point average. The funds cover full-tuition for career programs.

“All of us at Ashworth College are committed to enabling students to reach their full potential,” said Vice President of Education & Academic Dean Lisa Rutsky. "It’s an honor to be able to grant scholarship awards to students seeking to change their lives through education!”

The following PCDI Canada student has been awarded an ACCESS scholarship for 2019:

In addition, 21 students of the online career school’s American sister schools Ashworth College and James Madison High School will receive awards.

Congratulations to all of the scholarship recipients!


The Gary Keisling Ashworth College Continuing Education for Student Success Scholarship Program was established in 2011 to honor Gary Keisling, former president and CEO of Ashworth College and James Madison High School. The late Keisling devoted his career to developing affordable and accessible educational programs for those who may have limited access to accredited educational opportunities.


PCDI Canada is a sister school to Ashworth College, a U.S.-based, nationally-accredited online institution that provides flexible and affordable education to students located around the world. Areas of study at PCDI Canada include more than 40 career-focused programs in the high-demand fields of healthcare, technology, business, creative services, education, legal studies, and trades. PCDI Canada (4276116 Canada Inc.) has been certified by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada as an educational institution which enables us to issue tuition tax credit receipts for Career Diploma programs. For more information, visit www.PCDI.ca.

PCDI Canada is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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