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Keep Costs Down with Scholarships

Whether offered by Capella or an outside organization, scholarships can help you lower the cost of your education.

Applying for a scholarship requires advanced planning. Typically, scholarship applications are accepted many months before funds are distributed. Scholarships can be highly competitive and have an extensive application and review process. In addition to completing the application, you may be required to submit additional materials, such as a transcript, a resume, and letters of recommendation.

Scholarships Offered by Capella University

Capella offers several scholarships to currently enrolled students in a variety of programs. Most are awarded to several students once per year. Applications are only accepted during the specified time period. Visit Campus for more information.

+Capella Business Leader Award

Capella University has teamed with The Wall Street Journal to offer an enhanced learning experience for business students.

Capella is proud to announce the annual Capella Business Leader Award, sponsored by The Wall Street Journal. All eligible business students can apply. Three students will be selected to travel to New York City in October to visit The Wall Street Journal headquarters, meet with Dow Jones Talent Development leaders, participate in the NASDAQ Closing Bell ceremony, and much more.

Who is eligible?

Students must be enrolled in a Capella business degree program at the undergraduate, master’s, or doctoral level, and have successfully completed four quarters or 36 credits at the undergraduate level, two quarters or 12 credits at the master’s level, or four quarters or 36 credits at the doctoral level.

Applicants must also demonstrate academic excellence as determined by the GPA—3.0 for undergraduates, 3.5 for master’s and doctoral students—and continue to maintain satisfactory academic progress (3.01.04 Academic Standing).

When is this award available?

The Capella Business Leader Award is offered once a year. Applications for the 2017 award will open May 1, 2017, with a submission deadline June 12, 2017.

Learn more about the award and how to apply.

Additional Scholarship Sources

When searching and applying for scholarships, do not provide your social security number, credit card, bank information, or send money — it may be a scam.

Other organizations committed to funding education have made scholarships available. Contact the scholarship sponsor to learn more about your eligibility and the application process.

+ Additional Scholarship Websites

Find more scholarships through your own research or the following trusted websites.

When searching and applying for scholarships, do not provide your social security number, credit card, bank information, or send money–it may be a scam.