High school students who apply to Capitol College for admission as first-year students automatically have their applications reviewed for one of four institutional scholarship programs. Students whose cumulative grade point average and SAT scores fit into the Merit Scholarship Grid will automatically receive a scholarship. They will be notified by the Office of Admissions of their award amount.
All the scholarships are annually renewable to recipients who maintain at least a 2.8 grade point average and complete 24 credits each year.
Capitol Scholars Program Scholarship
The Capitol Scholars Program is designed for 14 remarkable students who have the ability to excel in the fields of engineering, information technology, and computer science. Scholars not only receive a full scholarship, but the opportunity to participate in a prestigious four-year program that is challenging, integrated, and hands-on.
Richard J. Heiman Scholarship
Named in honor of a dedicated member of the Capitol College Board of Trustees, this is the largest of the institutional scholarships. Awards range from $10,000 to $12,000. Eligible Heiman Scholarship awardees are invited to our Capitol Scholars program in January to compete for additional scholarships up to full tuition.
Awards range from $7,000 to $9,000.
Board of Trustees Scholarship
Awards range from $4,000 to $6,000. The scholarship is named to recognize the service and support of the college's Board of Trustees members.
Capitol College Scholarships
These scholarships, ranging from $4,000 to $10,000, are offered to qualifying community college students who transfer to Capitol College. Eligible students must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and submit an essay. The scholarship is renewable to students who maintain a 2.8 GPA and complete 24 credits each academic year.
FIRST Robotics Scholarship
Capitol College offers a $5,000 scholarship to FIRST Robotics students. These funds may be used toward any undergraduate course of study at the college and the award is renewable up to a total of $20,000 over four years, contingent upon good academic standing.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Be a senior in high school
Have participated in at least one full season during your junior or senior year on a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team or a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team
Apply and be admitted to Capitol College as a full-time student.