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When you invest in your future, we invest in you by offering Capella Progress Rewards for a variety of doctoral programs. Choose your program and learn about eligibility, disbursement and other details.
Capella Progress Rewards help us to support our students by recognizing the hard work it takes to earn a degree. This scholarship is not need-based – just meet these eligibility requirements and apply.
Student eligibility and enrollment requirements
Additional eligibility requirements for former Capella students
To be considered a former student reapplying to the university and eligible for this offer, the student must not be currently enrolled in the university and must meet one of the four following criteria.
Capella University and its affiliates’ (Strayer University, Devmountain, Hackbright Academy and Strategic Education, Inc.) faculty and staff, their spouses, domestic partners and dependent children are not eligible for the Capella Progress Reward.
Refer to details below for further information regarding disbursement schedule, academic standards and impacts to program costs.
The Capella Progress Reward can be applied only to an eligible doctoral program in the GuidedPath learning format. The $5,000 will be applied to your Capella account during the third week of the quarter, disbursed equally over three consecutive quarters ($1,667 per quarter).
|Start date||Date of first disbursement|
|Oct. 9, 2023||Oct. 2025|
|Jan. 8, 2024||Jan. 2026|
For students to continue to receive our scholarship benefits, they must remain in good academic standing. Read the details below.
How can the $5,000 scholarship affect education costs? Here’s what you need to know.
Applying for a Capella Progress Reward is simple. Follow these steps.
Before starting at Capella, you may be able to transfer in credits you’ve earned from another accredited university.