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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 alumni by recognizing the hard work it takes to earn a degree. This scholarship is not need-based – just meet these eligibility requirements and apply.
New student eligibility and enrollment requirements
Returning student eligibility and enrollment requirements
To be eligible for Capella Progress Rewards, returning students must be in the process of reapplying for admission to Capella and must meet one of the five following requirements.
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 $10,000 will be applied to your Capella account during the third week of the quarter, disbursed equally over five consecutive quarters ($2,000 per quarter).
|Start date||Date of first disbursement|
|May 8 or June 5, 2023||October 2024|
|July 10, August 7 or September 11, 2023||January 2025|
|October 9, November 6 or December 4, 2023||April 2025|
|January 8, 2024||July 2025|
For students to continue to receive our scholarship benefits, they must remain in good academic standing. Read the details below.
How can the $10,000 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 doctoral credits you’ve earned from another accredited university.