Student Financial Services

Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship was established to provide support to continuing Musical Theatre students.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2017

The Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time Musical Theatre majors (BA in Musical Theatre or BFA in Musical Theatre Performance) who will complete a minimum of 30 credit hours by the end of the Spring 2017 semester, with at least 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 able to demonstrate significant accomplishment, talent, or ability in Musical Theatre
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit
  • Accomplishment in Musical Theatre
  • Financial need

Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $5,000 (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