Student Financial Services

Elizabeth L. Ferguson Trust Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Elizabeth L. Ferguson Trust Scholarship was established to assist one outstanding full-time student who has graduated from a Chicago Public School to defray tuition costs.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2015

The Elizabeth L. Ferguson Trust Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time undergraduate students 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 are graduates of a Chicago Public School
  • 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:
  • Up to $3000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)

Notification of the award:
  • All applicants will be notified by the scholarship committee by mail 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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