Capella University and League for Innovation offer a complete doctoral scholarship to innovative community college faculty or staff. In addition, three partial League for Innovation scholarships are available to PhD learners.
Call for entries
Capella University, an accredited online university, is now accepting applications for the fifth annual Capella University-League for Innovation in the Community College doctoral scholarship.
Who is eligible? Members of the faculty or staff at a League Alliance member college who have demonstrated innovation in the field of higher education are eligible to apply. Log on to http://www.league.org/league/membership/allimembers.htm for a list of League Alliance member colleges. In addition, online rules and applications are available at: http://www.capella.edu/about_capella/community_college_leaguescholarship.aspx.
Eligible programs: The scholarship winner can enroll in a Psy.D. or Ph.D. program in Capella’s Harold Abel School of Psychology, or in a doctoral-level program in the School of Human Services, Business, or Education. Current Capella doctoral-degree or individual course learners meeting the eligibility requirements described above are also encouraged to apply.
Value of the scholarship: The scholarship award is valued at approximately $50,000 and covers three years’ tuition and the three partial scholarships are valued at $12,000 each during the three continuous years of enrollment at Capella University.
Application deadline: Application deadline is July 15, 2006. The award winner will be notified the week of August 1, 2006.
Enrollment deadline: Applicant is expected to enroll at Capella no later than October 3, 2006. Visit the Capella Web site www.capella.edu/league-scholarship for full details, including eligibility requirements and application forms. Go to www.capella.edu and choose the Schools tab to view Capella’s doctoral programs.
About Capella University
Capella University is an online academic institution accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.* Founded in 1993 to serve working adults and employers, Capella University offers degree programs and certificates in business, technology, education, human services and psychology. Today the university serves more than 10,000 enrolled adult learners from all 50 states and more than 50 countries. Central to Capella’s approach are achievement-oriented learners, expert faculty, and a university staff that is passionate about each individual’s success. Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis . For more information, please visit www.capellauniversity.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227-3552).
About the League for Innovation
The League for Innovation in the Community College is an international organization dedicated to catalyzing the community college movement. The League hosts conferences and institutes, develops Web resources, conducts research, produces publications, provides services, and leads projects and initiatives with more than
800 member colleges, 100 corporate partners, and a host of other government and nonprofit agencies in a continuing effort to make a positive difference for students and communities. For more information about the League for Innovation, visit www.league.org.
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 30 N. LaSalle, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.