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Must be a full-time or benefit-eligible part-time employee of a qualified and predetermined Capella Fellows corporate partner or community organization. Must be a new student (or former student reapplying to the university) accepted into and enrolled in a master’s or doctoral program in the GuidedPath or FlexPath learning format at Capella University.*
Must be able to begin your degree program on October 11, 2021.
*Refer to scholarship details below for further information regarding student criteria eligibility.
Apply for admission to an eligible degree program at Capella University.
Submit the scholarship application form, including your responses to the essay question (1,500–2,500 words).
Complete your application by submitting the following documents to ScholarshipDocuments@capella.edu. The subject line of the email should include your full name and Capella University Fellows Program Scholarship application. Your application must include:
Optional: After you apply for the scholarship, fill out the FERPA release form. This gives Capella permission to disclose to your employer that you have applied for the scholarship. Whether or not you choose to allow Capella to disclose your identity does not affect your eligibility for the scholarship. View Capella's 4.01.01 FERPA and Learner Directory Information.
Begin courses on October 11, 2021.
Application deadline is 11:59 p.m. Central Time Monday, July 19th, 2021. Applications received after this date will not be considered. The recipients of the full-tuition scholarships will be notified by September 13th, 2021.
The Capella scholarship committee will select the award recipients based on eligibility requirements; the content, clarity, and substance of responses to the essay question; letters of recommendation; and resume. Scholarship criteria are subject to state and federal law, and may be modified at the university's discretion.
**Books, supplies, and other fees apply. Travel expenses for residencies, practicum, etc., are not covered by the scholarship.
Call an enrollment counselor at 1.866.670.8796 to learn more about the Capella University Fellows Program, the scholarship, or to explore Capella programs.
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