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Fall 2013 Doctoral Education Grant

Fall 2013 Doctoral Education Grant

Capella University is pleased to announce a $2,000 grant opportunity for new learners who enroll in an eligible doctoral Education program and meet all eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must meet Capella University admission requirementsPDF.
  • Must be a new student starting a program at Capella University in October, November, or December 2013. Capella alumni or former students re-applying to the university are also eligible.
  • Maintain good academic standing (3.01.04 Academic StandingPDF).
  • Must successfully pass your first course.
  • Must be accepted into an eligible PhD, EdD, or EdS program in the School of Education.

How to Apply for the Grant:

  1. Submit the Capella University online admission application. If you have already applied to Capella, skip this step.
  2. Complete the Fall 2013 Doctoral Education Grant application.
  3. Once you are admitted to Capella, begin courses on October 7, November 4, or December 2, 2013.

Grant Application Deadline:

Apply before your course begins and no later than Monday, December 2, 2013. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Grant Details:

  • The Fall 2013 Doctoral Education Grant can be applied only to an eligible doctoral program in the School of Education. See grant application for a list of eligible specializations.
  • The $2,000 grant will be applied to each recipient's Capella account equally over 7 consecutive quarters ($285 per quarter) during the 3rd week of each quarter.
Start Date Date of first grant disbursement
October 7, 2013 January 2014
November 4 or December 2, 2013 April 2014

Recipients must successfully pass first course — which starts in October, November, or December — in order to receive this disbursement.

  • If the recipient does not remain continuously enrolled, or does not remain enrolled through the first 2 weeks of the quarter, the award for the missed quarter will be forfeited.
  • Recipients who do not use the full grant award will not be eligible for a cash disbursement or any other compensation equal to the value of the grant award.
  • Recipients of this grant are not eligible for other Capella grants.
  • The grant may decrease the amount of financial aid funds available to the recipient.
  • The grant is intended to address your cost of attendance, including, but not limited to, tuition and fees.
  • Capella University faculty and staff are not eligible for the grant.


Call an enrollment counselor at 1.866.739.7361 to learn more about this grant opportunity and to explore Capella programs.

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