Student Financial Services

Chicago Drama League Retention Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Chicago Drama League Retention Scholarship was established to assist outstanding Theatre students majoring in Acting who have shown unusual promise in their work in the department.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2017

The Chicago Drama League Retention Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time Acting majors who have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at Columbia at the time of application
  • 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)

Scholarship based on:
  • Demonstration of excellence and promise in the Theatre department
  • Financial need

Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $1,500 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)

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


Contact: Theatre Department, Ed Mazzocco - 312/369-6103 or or