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Must be a new student (or former student reapplying to the university) accepted into and enrolled in an eligible program in the GuidedPath learning format at Capella University in August, September or October 2021.*
Must successfully pass your first course upon first attempt. Returning students must pass first course taken upon readmission to Capella.
*FlexPath and certificate applicants are not eligible. Refer to scholarship details below for further information regarding student criteria eligibility.
Apply for the scholarship
After completing step 1, apply for the Diversity in Counseling Scholarship by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, October 11, 2021. Include your responses to the essay questions (300–500 words).
Start your classes
Once you are admitted to Capella, begin courses in August, September or October 2021.
*Scholarship applications received after this date will not be considered. The recipients of the scholarship will be notified by Dec. 31, 2021. Applicants who are not awarded the Diversity in Counseling Scholarship will not be notified. If you have not heard from the Capella Scholarship Committee by this date, you were not chosen as one of this quarter’s recipients. See eligibility requirements and scholarship details below.
The Diversity in Counseling Scholarship can be applied only to an eligible doctoral or master's program in the GuidedPath learning format. The $2,000 will be applied to your Capella account during the third week of the quarter, disbursed equally over two consecutive quarters ($1,000 per quarter).
|Start Date||August, September or October 2021|
|Application Opens||July 13, 2021|
|Application Closes||October 11, 2021|
|Recipients Notified By||December 31, 2021|
|Date of First Disbursement||January 2022|
**Books, supplies and other fees apply. Travel expenses for residencies, practicum, etc., are not covered by the scholarship.
Call an enrollment counselor at 1.866.679.9682 to learn more about this scholarship and explore Capella programs.
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