Student Financial Services

Achievement Award

For Incoming Freshmen

The Achievement Award was established to recognize the exceptional academic achievement of incoming freshman students.

Priority Consideration: February 01, 2014

Note: Priority consideration is given to students who are admitted and have completed the FAFSA by February 01, 2014

The Achievement Award is open to:

  • Exceptional high school seniors entering for the first time in the Fall 2014 semester
  • Students who have been admitted to Columbia 
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - available after January 1, 2014.

Award based on:
  • Strong academic achievement, such as high grade point averages and standardized test scores. 
  • Demonstration of financial need through a completed FAFSA.

Renewable award amount:
  • $2,500 to $11,000 per academic year

Notification of the award:
  • Recipients will be notified via mail by March 31, 2014. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


Questions?

Contact: Enrollment Management Services, Beth Berends - 312/369-3202 or scholarships@colum.edu