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Becker Professional Education Announces 2nd Annual Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program

Monday, December 09, 2013

Becker Professional Education Announces 2nd Annual Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program

11:00 EST Monday, December 09, 2013

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Becker Professional Education, a global leader in professional education and a part of DeVry Education Group, is pleased to announce its second annual Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program benefiting Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidates. The program will award more than $200,000 in financial assistance including 20 full, four-part CPA Exam Review scholarships, each valued at $3,360, and additional scholarships valued at $1,680.

Newton D. Becker founded the organization in 1957. He was deeply committed to helping students fulfill their accounting career goals and pioneered a fresh approach to prepare candidates for the CPA Exam. Newton passed away in 2012, and the scholarship program was created in his honor.

“We are pleased to offer students and professionals the opportunity to earn CPA Exam Review scholarships,” said John Roselli, president of Becker Professional Education. “The scholarship program allows us to carry on Newton's legacy by helping bright, dedicated individuals succeed in their pursuit of the gold standard in the profession, the CPA credential.”

Scholarship applications can be submitted through Feb. 5, 2014. Scholarship recipients will be notified on March 3, 2014. Those interested in submitting an application must meet the requirements to sit for the CPA Exam at the time of enrollment in Becker's CPA Exam Review, demonstrate a financial need and meet other application requirements.

To apply, get more information about the Newton D. Becker Scholarship Program or to receive additional information about Becker Professional Education please visit www.Becker.com/scholarships or call 1-877-CPA-EXAM.

About Becker Professional Education

Becker Professional Education, a part of DeVry Education Group Inc. (NYSE: DV), is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting, finance, project management, and healthcare professions. Nearly half a million professionals have prepared to advance their careers through its CPA Exam Review, ACCA® Exam preparation, PMP® Exam Review, USMLE® Exam Review, COMLEX® Exam Review and Continuing Professional Education courses. Throughout its more than 50 year history, Becker has earned a strong track record of student success through world-class teaching, curriculum and learning tools that enable its students to develop the knowledge and performance skills necessary to stay ahead in an ever-changing business world. For more about Becker Professional Education, please visit www.becker.com.

ACCA is a trademark owned by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. PMP is a registered trademark of Project Management Institute, Inc. USMLE is a registered trademark of National Board of Medical Examiners. COMLEX is a registered trademark of National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, Inc. None of the aforementioned entities sponsors, endorses, or supports Becker Professional Education in any manner.

Media Contact
Becker Professional Education
Sue Burns, 630-353-3652
sburns@becker.com

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