Student Financial Services

Mayor's Award for Civic Engagement

for undergraduate seniors

The Mayor's Award for Civic Engagement was established to recognize a graduating senior who has reached beyond Columbia's campus and grown as a leader while making energetic, unselfish, and creative uses of his/her talents to make meaningful, positive contributions to the welfare, culture and vibrancy of the City of Chicago and its people.

Nomination Deadline: March 03, 2014

The Mayor's Award for Civic Engagement is open to:

  • All graduating undergraduate seniors who have embodied Columbia's mission to conduct education in close relationship to its vital urban setting while serving an important civic purpose through active engagement in the life and culture of the City of Chicago

Award based on:
  • Curricular achievement as well as outstanding extracurricular civic engagement activity

Award amount:
  • $500 and the Mayor's Award for Civic Engagement certificate

Notification:
  • The three finalists will be asked to schedule an interview with the Provost early in March, 2014. The selected student will receive the award in April, 2014.


Questions?

Contact: Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Harold Wexler - 312/369-8659 or hwexler@colum.edu