Student Financial Services

Chelsea Laine Wells Creative Writing - Fiction Scholarship

for incoming transfer students

The Chelsea Laine Wells Creative Writing - Fiction Scholarship was established to assist outstanding incoming transfer students who intend to major in Creative Writing - Fiction.

Priority Consideration: January 15, 2015

The Chelsea Laine Wells Creative Writing - Fiction Scholarship is open to:

  • Incoming transfer students who have been admitted, intend on majoring in Creative Writing - Fiction, and plan to enter for the first time in Fall 2016
  • Students able to submit creative writing samples  
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 
  • Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Please Note: Creative writing samples can be uploaded through Columbia's on-line portfolio after October 1.


Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit
  • Demonstration of talent, ability, or accomplishment in creative writing
  • Financial need

Amount of scholarship:
  • Maximum of $1,000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)

Notification of the scholarship:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by mail by March 15, 2016. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


Questions?

Contact: Enrollment Management at scholarships@colum.edu