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Fall Nonprofit Master's Grant

Fall Nonprofit Master's Grant

Capella University is pleased to announce a $3,000 grant opportunity for new students who enroll in the Master of Nonprofit Management and Leadership (MNML) program in the School of Public Service Leadership and meet all eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must meet Capella University admission requirementsPDF.
  • Must be accepted into the MNML program in the School of Public Service Leadership.
  • Maintain good academic standing (3.01.04 Academic Standing)PDF.
  • Must successfully pass your first course.
  • 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.

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 Nonprofit Master's Grant application. Once you are admitted to Capella, begin courses on Oct. 7, Nov. 4, or Dec. 2, 2013.

Grant Application Deadline:

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

Grant Details:

  • The grant can be applied only to the MNML program in the School of Public Service Leadership.
  • The $3,000 grant will be applied to each recipient's Capella account equally over 7 consecutive quarters ($428 per quarter) during the third week of each quarter.
Start date Date of first grant disbursement
Oct. 7, 2013 January 2014
Nov. 4 or Dec. 2, 2013 April 2014

Recipients must successfully pass their first course — which starts in October, November, or December $mdash; 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 explore Capella programs.

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