Capella Progress Rewards and Scholarships

Tuition reduction and funding options

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Capella Progress Rewards

Persistence pays off with a scholarship.

Progressing in your degree takes hard work. We recognize your dedication by helping fund the cost of tuition in your program. Capella Progress Rewards are scholarships for eligible new students and are not need-based.* And the best part is, you’ll never have to pay it back. You invest in your future. We invest in your education.

*GuidedPath and certificate applicants not eligible. Refer to Progress Reward details below for further information regarding student criteria eligibility.

Doctoral Capella Progress Rewards

$5,000

  • Counseling
  • Health administration
  • Human services
  • Public administration

$10,000

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Nursing
  • Social work

$20,000

  • Business
  • Education
  • Information technology
  • Psychology
  • Public health
Master's Capella Progress Rewards

$3,000

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Health administration
  • Human services
  • Information technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public administration
  • Public health
  • Social work

$5,000

  • Counseling
  • Psychology
Bachelor's Capella Progress Rewards

$5,000

  • Health administration
  • Public health
  • Psychology
  • Nursing

$8,000

  • Business
  • Information technology
  • Psychology
Certificate Capella Progress Rewards

$1,000

  • Counseling
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public health

Alumni Capella Progress Rewards

You can be proud of your accomplishments. We are. Now, we want to help you take the next step and accomplish even more.

GuidedPath Capella Progress Rewards

$12,500 Doctoral

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Health administration
  • Human services
  • Information technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public administration
  • Public health
  • Social work

$4,000 Master's

  • Business
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Health administration
  • Human services
  • Information technology
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Public administration
  • Public health
  • Social work
FlexPath Capella Progress Rewards

FlexPath Master's

  • Business
  • Education
  • Health administration
  • Nursing
  • Psychology

FlexPath Doctoral

  • Nursing

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Capella scholarships and other funding resources

Capella is also proud to offer scholarships and funding resources to help reduce costs for select groups.

 

Diversity in Counseling scholarship

The Diversity in Counseling scholarship recognizes the value of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and beliefs in counselor education and in the counseling field.
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Behavior Change for Sustainability Research Award

The Behavior Change for Sustainability Research Award recognizes how work on a psychology PhD with a focus on behavior analysis could have an impact on environmental sustainability.

Fellows scholarships

The Capella University Fellows Program recognizes talent and leadership with Capella full-tuition scholarships for master’s programs.
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Referral scholarships

Capella faculty can refer new students for a Capella scholarship in select programs, start dates, and for various amounts.

Legacy scholarships

The Capella Legacy scholarship honors the contribution of several faculty and staff and is available to currently enrolled students.

Military support

Various external scholarships and funding options are available to active service members, their family members, and veterans of all military branches.
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Disability support

Various scholarships and funding options are provided by external organizations for students with specific types of disabilities.
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Employer partnerships

Exclusive tuition discounts and scholarships are available for employees of our partner organizations. To learn if your employer participates, contact your HR department.

Capella Progress Rewards and scholarships are offered to students who enroll by the deadline, maintain academic standing, and meet eligibility requirements. The funds are applied to Capella accounts to reduce education expenses, such as tuition.

When searching and applying for scholarships, don’t provide your Social Security number, credit card or bank information, or cash—it may be a scam.

Find Funding Options

We’re here to help you find ways to pay for college. Capella's financial aid advisors are available to guide you, or you can download our step-by-step financing guide.