PhD in Education Dissertation Scholarship
Capella is offering a $10,000 scholarship opportunity for new students to meet their degree goals with a PhD in Education program. Pursue your goals of a doctoral degree in education, and when you get to your comprehensive exam and dissertation phase, we'll help ease the financial burden with a $10,000 scholarship to help you focus on the finish line, not on finding the money to keep going.
- Must meet Capella University admission requirements PDF.
- Must be a new student enrolled in or accepted into an eligible doctoral program at Capella University in January, February, or March 2018. Former students reapplying to the university are also eligible.
- Maintain good academic standing (3.01.04 Academic StandingPDF) and/or good financial aid satisfactory academic progress (3.01.05 FASAPPDF).
- Must successfully complete all coursework and residencies before beginning the comprehensive exam and dissertation.
- Scholarship disbursements must be earned and received during the first 23 quarters of your PhD 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 for the PhD in Education Dissertation Scholarship.
- Begin courses Jan. 8, Feb. 5, or Mar. 5, 2018.
Scholarship Application Deadline:
Apply before your first course begins; applications received after your course begins will not be considered.
- The scholarship can be applied only to an eligible program.
- The $10,000 scholarship will be applied to your Capella account equally over five consecutive quarters ($2,000 per quarter) during the third week of each quarter beginning the first quarter of your comprehensive exam, pending meeting eligibility requirements.
- Recipients who do not remain enrolled through the first two weeks of the quarter will forfeit the award for that quarter.
- Recipients who change to an ineligible program, graduate, discontinue, or withdraw from Capella will have all future scholarship disbursements cancelled.
- 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 percent.
- The scholarship may decrease the amount of financial aid funds available to the recipient.
- The scholarship is intended to address the cost of attendance, including but not limited to, tuition.
- Capella University faculty and staff, their spouses, same-sex domestic partners, and dependent children are not eligible for the scholarship.
Call an enrollment counselor at 1.888.654.2386 to learn more about this scholarship opportunity and to explore Capella programs.
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