Student Financial Services

Edward L. and Marsha E. Morris Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Edward L. and Marsha E. Morris Scholarship was established to assist in defraying tuition and fee costs for one outstanding junior- or senior-level Television student who has demonstrated considerable achievement in the media and has significant potential for future creative development in the television arts.

Deadlines to Apply:

  • For Spring 2015 scholarship: December 1, 2014
  • For Fall 2015/Spring 2016 scholarship: February 1, 2015

The Edward L. and Marsha E. Morris Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time declared Television majors
  • Students who have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours with at least 24 credit hours from 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)

Award based on:
  • Academic merit and financial need

Award amount:
  • Maximum of $3,000 (awarded in Spring 2015)

Notification of the award:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by January 15, 2015 for Spring 2015 award and March 31, 2015 for Fall 2015/Spring 2016 award. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


Contact: Television Department - 312/369-7410 or