Public Service Master's Scholarship
Management, leadership, collaboration: these in-demand skills are necessary to meet the challenges of public service. Capella degrees focused on public service offer a multidisciplinary program that provides a depth of knowledge in these areas that can help enhance your expertise and help you lead in your profession. Capella University is pleased to announce a $3,000 scholarship opportunity for new students who enroll in an eligible master's program — including MS in Public Safety, MS in Human Services, or MPA — and meet all eligibility requirements.
- Must meet Capella University admission requirements PDF.
- Must be a new student starting a public service master’s program at Capella University in July, August, or September 2016. Former students reapplying to the university are also eligible.
- Maintain good academic standing (3.01.04 Academic Standing PDF) and/or good financial aid satisfactory academic progress (3.01.05 FASAP PDF).
- Must successfully pass your first course upon first attempt.
- Must be accepted into and enrolled in an eligible public service program.
How to Apply for the Scholarship:
- Submit the Capella University online admission application. If you have already applied to Capella, skip this step.
- Apply now for the Public Service Master's Scholarship.
- Once you are admitted to Capella, begin courses on July 11, August 8, or September 12, 2016.
Scholarship Application Deadline:
Apply before your course begins and no later than Monday, September 12, 2016. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
- The scholarship can be applied only to an eligible program.
- The $3,000 scholarship will be applied to each recipient's Capella account equally over 7 consecutive quarters ($429 per quarter) during the third week of each quarter.
||Date of first scholarship disbursement
|August or September 2016
- 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 scholarship award will not be eligible for a cash disbursement or any other compensation equal to the value of the scholarship award.
- Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for other Capella grants, scholarships, or discounts in excess of 15%.
- The scholarship may decrease the amount of financial aid funds available to the recipient.
- The scholarship is intended to address your cost of attendance, including, but not limited to, tuition.
- Recipients who graduate, discontinue, or withdraw from Capella will have all future scholarship disbursements cancelled.
- Capella University faculty and staff, as well as their spouses, same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children, are not eligible for the scholarship.
Call an enrollment counselor at 1.877.452.5209 to learn more about this scholarship opportunity and explore Capella programs.
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