Roger Billings Mentoring Program Scholarship

As part of Dr. Roger Billings’ lifelong commitment to supporting education, the Mentoring Program was created as a way to “give back” by supporting students with scholarships and mentoring guidance.



SCHOLARSHIP REQUIREMENTS


The Roger Billings Mentoring Program Scholarship aims to support students who are willing to apply themselves educationally in preparation for a career. The scholarship is open to students in kindergarten through high school. To qualify, students must commit to meeting the following requirements while enrolled in Acellus Academy.


Significant Progress

Students are expected to complete a minimum of twenty lessons per month in each course in which they are enrolled throughout the school year (September through May).


Score Within Your “Success Zone” in Each Course

Scholarship recipients must maintain an adequate level of achievement by scoring within their ``Success Zone`` for each course, which is defined as an overall grade of 75% or higher.


Take the Roger Billings Mentoring Course - TalkScience

This course consists of 1-hour weekly lectures, which may be viewed anytime during the week. Participation in the course is required for students in grade 7 and above.

Learn More

In addition to the requirements listed above, it is highly recommended that students in the Mentoring Program participate in the Acellus Academy Science Fair.


Get Started

Ready to enroll your student in the Mentoring Program? Select a tuition plan below to get started.



SCHOLARSHIP TUITION RATES


The Roger Billings Mentoring Program Scholarship covers a significant portion of the tuition expenses to enroll in Acellus Academy as indicated in the table below.


SELECT A TUITION PLAN TO BEGIN:

 

Monthly Payment Plan

Annual Payment Plan

 

TUITION WITH SCHOLARSHIP School Year (Aug - May):
$79 / month

Summer School (Jun - Jul):
$49 / month
$699 / year

(Covers 12 months)
FULL TUITION (WITHOUT SCHOLARSHIP) School Year (Aug - May):
$249 / month

Summer School (Jun - Jul):
$149 / month
$2,400 / year

(Covers 12 months)

To enroll at the scholarship tuition rate, you must agree to fulfill the requirements listed above. In the event that the requirements are not met, the scholarship will not be renewed.



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)


Will the scholarship be terminated if my student does not meet all the requirements?

If a student does not meet the requirements listed above, the parents will be notified and the student will be put on probation. In this event, the Acellus teachers will work with the student to overcome the deficiencies and to get the student back in their Success Zone. In the event that the student continues to perform below the scholarship requirements, the scholarship will not be renewed.


Can the scholarship be renewed for multiple years?

The Roger Billings Mentoring Program is a long-term program and will continue in the future, funds permitting. Scholarship requirements and student performance will be reviewed annually.


Is my student allowed to take breaks for holidays, etc.?

Students are permitted to take breaks for holidays. A schedule of fall, winter, and spring breaks may be found on the school calendar from the Acellus Student Interface. Between the months of September through May, students are expected to complete a minimum of twenty lessons per month in each course in which they are enrolled.



READ MORE ABOUT DR. ROGER BILLINGS

Dr. Roger Billings is known as the inventor of the hydrogen-powered automobile and is credited with significant innovations in the areas of renewable energy, computer networking, cybersecurity, and education.

In 2001, Dr. Billings launched Acellus as an initiative of the International Academy of Science to improve math and science scores at schools throughout the United States. Years later, Dr. Billings founded Acellus Academy, a fully-accredited online school, to provide students the opportunity to pursue a rigorous education from home.

The Roger Billings Mentoring Program was created as part of Dr. Billings’ lifelong commitment to support education and to “give back” by mentoring students. More information regarding his work may be found at the links below.

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