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Tech Assessment Scholarship

Expand your IT career potential and make yourself more marketable in diverse career opportunities. Take our free Tech Skills Assessment to measure your IT skills and earn a Tech Assessment Scholarship. We base the amount of your scholarship on your score and which GuidedPath option you choose:

  Score 0-54 Score 55-69 Score 70-100
Undergraduate Certificate


($334/quarter over three consecutive quarters)


($500/quarter over three consecutive quarters)


($667/quarter over three consecutive quarters)



($500/quarter over 10 quarters)


($800/quarter over 10 quarters)


($1,200/quarter over 10 quarters)

Graduate Certificate


($500/quarter over four quarters)


($625/quarter over four quarters)


($750/quarter over four quarters)



($429/quarter over seven quarters)


($572/quarter over seven quarters)


($858/quarter over seven quarters)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must meet Capella University admission requirements PDF.
  • Must be a new student accepted into and enrolled in an eligible GuidedPath program at Capella University in August, September, or October 2018, depending on which program you choose. Former students reapplying to the university are also eligible.
  • Must complete the technical skills assessment.
  • 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. Returning students must pass first course taken upon readmission to Capella.
  • Applicants of the master's degree programs receiving prior learning assessment credit from documented credit are not eligible.
  • Following your first course, you must enroll in four or more credits in each quarter of undergraduate certificate programs and nine or more credits in each quarter of bachelor's degree programs during the scholarship period.

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. Complete the technical skills assessment.
  3. Once you’ve completed the assessment, you'll receive an email with your score, prompting you to contact a Capella enrollment counselor at or 877.291.9270.  
  4. Scholarship application link will be provided by the Capella enrollment counselor.
  5. Complete scholarship application.
  6. Depending on your program, begin courses on Aug. 6, Sept. 10, or Oct. 8, 2018.

Scholarship Application Deadline:

Apply before your first course begins. Applications received after this date will not be considered.


Call an enrollment counselor at 1.877.291.9270 or to learn more about this scholarship opportunity and explore Capella programs.