Student Financial Services

Al Parker Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Al Parker Scholarship was established to assist outstanding sophomore, junior, and senior level Radio students at Columbia College to help defray tuition cost. The scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students who have demonstrated considerable achievement in the department and has significant potential for future creative development in the broadcast arts.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2015

The Al Parker Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time students who have achieved sophomore status or higher at the time of application
  • Students who have completed at least one semester at Columbia as a declared Radio major
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Please note: Seniors graduating in Spring 2015 are not eligible.

Award based on:
  • Academic achievement and financial need

Award amount:
  • Maximum award is $6000 to one recipients or, if there are multiple recipients, the award will be divided among the recipients.

Notification of the award:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by March 31, 2015. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


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