Student Financial Services

Open Doors Scholarship

for incoming freshmen

The Open Doors Scholarship is a four-year program that was established to recognize the achievements of students graduating from a Chicago Public School and to assist defraying the cost of tuition.

Priority Consideration: March 15, 2014

Note: Priority consideration is  given to students who are admitted and have completed the FAFSA by March 15, 2014
 

The Open Doors Scholarship is open to:
  • High school seniors who will graduate from a Chicago Public High School in 2014
  • Students who have earned a minimum cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Students who have been admitted to Columbia
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Award based on:
  • Academic achievement and financial need

Renewable award amount:
  • Up to $7,000 - $8,000 (awarded half in Fall and half in Spring) for up to four years


Questions?

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