Student Financial Services

Al Parker Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Al Parker Scholarship was established to assist outstanding sophomore, junior, and senior Radio students in defraying tuition costs. This scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students who have demonstrated considerable achievement in the department and have significant potential for future creative development in the broadcast arts.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2017

The Al Parker Scholarship is open to:

  • Sophomores, juniors, and seniors who plan to enroll full-time in Fall 2017
  • 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 2017 are not eligible.

Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit and financial need

Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $6,000

Notification of the scholarship:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by March 31, 2017.


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