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MBA Career Advancer Scholarship

Capella University is pleased to announce an MBA Career Advancer Scholarship. Take advantage of this $3,000 scholarship opportunity for new students who enroll in an MBA program and meet the following eligibility requirements:

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must meet Capella University admission requirements PDF.
  • Must be a new student starting a program at Capella University in October or November 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 MBA program. 
  • FlexPath applicants are not eligible.

How to Apply for the Scholarship:

  1. Submit the Capella University online admission application. If you have already applied to Capella, skip this step.
  2. Apply now for the MBA Career Advancer Scholarship.
  3. Once you are admitted to Capella, begin courses on October 10 or November 21, 2016.

Scholarship Application Deadline:

Apply before your course begins and no later than Monday, November 21, 2016. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Scholarship Details:

  • The scholarship can only be applied 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. 
Start date Date of first scholarship disbursement
October or November 2016 January 2017
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Capella University faculty and staff, as well as their spouses, same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children, are not eligible for the scholarship.
  • Recipients who graduate, discontinue, or withdraw from Capella will have their future scholarship disbursements cancelled.
  • Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for other Capella grants, scholarships, or discounts in excess of 15%.


To see if you qualify for this scholarship, email an enrollment counselor or call 866.808.8681.

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