Undergraduate Students Scholarship

The Presidents Club is offering a scholarship to continuing undergraduate students in the U.S. This Undergraduate Students Scholarship is partially funded and interested candidates from all over the world are eligible to apply.

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Opportunity Detail

Language Requirement: Not required

Gender: Male, Female

Level: Bachelor

Eligible Region/Countries: All Countries

Medium of Instruction: English

Field of study: Several

Opportunity ID: 64250

Funding Type: Partially Funded

Opportunity Description

On the occasion of the President’s Club’s 10th anniversary, Columbia College Chicago initially announced the President’s Club Endowment Scholarship. Marcia Lazar, a trustee for the institution, worked tirelessly to increase the Club’s membership by extending invitations to board members, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and friends of the school. These organizations are all aware of the importance of a Columbia College education today.

The President’s Club Endowment Scholarship assists full-time undergraduates who have academic merit and financial need in continuing their studies. This award will help cover the expense of students’ tuition. This award is open to undergraduate students who will finish at least 90 credits before the end of the spring 2023 semester.

Columbia College Chicago is an undergraduate and graduate institution whose principal commitment is to provide a comprehensive educational opportunity in the arts, communications, and public information within a context of enlightened liberal education. Columbia’s intent is to educate students who will communicate creatively and shape the public’s perceptions of issues and events and who will author the culture of their times.

Columbia is an urban institution whose students reflect the economic, racial, cultural, and educational diversity of contemporary America. Columbia conducts education in close relationship to a vital urban reality and serves an important civic purpose by active engagement in the life and culture of the city of Chicago.

 Details About The Continuing Undergraduate Students Scholarship

Application Deadline: N/A

Application Status: Open

Funding Organization: President’s Club

Location: U.S.

Gender: Male/Female

Funding Type: Partially-funded  

Number of Positions: N/A

Degree Level: Undergraduate

Eligible Countries: All countries

Program Duration: N/A

Language Required: English

Fields of Study: Several

Benefits About The Continuing Undergraduate Students Scholarship

Eligible applicants must note that the scholarship’s amount covers only the student’s tuition fees. Its previous amounts ranged between $1,000-$5,000, half of which are awarded in the Fall and half in the Spring. These amounts are subject to change for the academic year 2023/24. 

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants who meet the following eligibility criteria can apply for President’s Club Endowed Scholarship:

  • Be full-time undergraduate students who will complete a minimum of 90 credit hours by the end of the Spring 2023 semester.
  • Hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrate outstanding achievement
  • Demonstrate financial need through a completed 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by 1 February 2023
  • Meet additional requirements 
Required Documents

Applicants need to upload the following documents in PDF format:

  • Three to five-page essay answering the following questions:
  1. How applicants’ passion for the field brought them to Columbia?
  2. How could they integrate their passion into their current coursework at Columbia?
  3. How will the applicant use their passion or skills to impact their community and world?

NOTE: The essay must be double-spaced, including the applicant’s name and Columbia ID number on the top right-hand side of each page and in pdf, doc, or docx format.

  • One letter of recommendation from a Columbia faculty member familiar with the applicant’s academic achievement or a significant accomplishment.
  1. A current Student Aid Report (SAR). To get SAR, applicants must complete a 2023-24 FAFSA by 1 February 2023.
  2. Other relevant documentation and references
How to Apply

Applicants who wish to apply for this scholarship should submit an online application form by visiting the Internal Scholarships link below and then clicking the Apply for Scholarships option to access the College-Wide Undergraduate Scholarship Application.

Internal Scholarships

Read more details about the program on the website. In case of any questions, please email scholarships@colum.edu


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