Scholarships & Grants
Scholarships: Apply Now & Save Thousands
By enrolling at Capella University now, you can save thousands on your tuition. Capella–sponsored scholarships are not based on financial need and never require repayment. These gifts are available now to everyone who enrolls in qualified programs and meets other eligibility requirements. Capella scholarships are easy to apply for and are a smart (and free) way to help fund your college education. New students are eligible to apply for only one of the scholarships listed below.
New students who start their program in January, February, and March of 2015 and pass their first course are eligible to receive $3,000, distributed evenly over 7 consecutive quarters. To receive the scholarship, new students must enroll at Capella and apply before their first course begins and no later than March 9, 2015.
Teach (Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education) Grants
TEACH grants are offered to students who commit to teaching in a high-need field at a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. The grant is available year-round and is renewable each aid year (as long as you continue to meet eligibility requirements) for a benefit of up to $4,000 per financial aid year (up to $8,000 in aggregate for graduate-level students).
Who is eligible?
Students enrolled in Capella's MS in Education program in one of the following specializations:
- Leadership in Educational Administration
- Reading and Literacy
- Special Education Teaching
- English Language Learning and Teaching
Recipients must also agree to teach full-time in a high-need field in a school that serves low-income families for a total of at least 4 academic years within 8 years after completing or withdrawing from your program.
Learn more about TEACH grants.