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 in defraying tuition costs.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2017

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)
Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit and financial need

Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $3,000 (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 31, 2017.


Contact: Enrollment Management Services at