MINNEAPOLIS--(Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, has announced a series of grants for new students – up to $6,000 for most bachelor’s degree programs, and up to $5,000 for select master’s degree and MBA programs. As of March 31, 2012, more than 37,000 students are pursuing an online degree at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.)--As part of its ongoing effort to make higher education more affordable,
“Capella is committed to making earning a degree as affordable as possible. Our grants are an excellent example of how Capella is extending access to those seeking a high-quality education”
“Capella is committed to making earning a degree as affordable as possible. Our grants are an excellent example of how Capella is extending access to those seeking a high-quality education,” said Scott Kinney, president of Capella University.
Bachelor’s degree grants
At the undergraduate level, new Capella students will be eligible for a $6,000 grant, which will be distributed evenly over six quarters when they begin an eligible Bachelor of Science (BS) program between July and December 2012, pass the first course, and enroll in seven or more credits in each quarter of the grant term. The deadline to apply for this grant is Dec. 3, 2012. To learn more and apply, please visit: http://www.capella.edu/ContentXML/about_capella/scholarships/bachelors_achieve_grant.asp
This grant is one of several ways Capella is lowering the cost of earning a degree, which also include credit for prior learning and certifications, and a bachelor’s-to-master’s degree tuition discount.
Master’s degree grants
At the master’s degree level, Capella will offer a $5,000 grant for new students who enroll in a Master of Science in IT or Master of Science in Education, in July, August or September 2012; or a MBA program in July or August 2012. The deadline to apply is Aug. 20, 2012, for the MBA program, and Sept. 10, 2012, for the MS in IT and MS in Education programs. To learn more and apply for Capella’s MS in IT or MBA program, please visit: http://www.capella.edu/ContentXML/about_capella/scholarships/ms_it_mba_invest_grant.asp. To learn more and apply for Capella’s MS in Education program, please visit: http://www.capella.edu/ContentXML/about_capella/scholarships/ms_soe_invest_grant.asp
A $3,000 grant will be available to new students in Capella’s Master of Psychology program who enroll between July and December 2012. The deadline to apply is Dec. 3, 2012, with the grants being distributed evenly over six consecutive quarters: http://www.capella.edu/ContentXml/about_capella/scholarships/MS_in_Psychology_grant.asp
About Capella University
Capella University is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. Nearly 80 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 144 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate programs. More than 37,000 learners were enrolled as of March 31, 2012, from all 50 states and 59 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
* Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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