Student Financial Services

Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Jim Jacobs Musical Theatre Scholarship was established to provide support to Musical Theatre students as they enter their senior year.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2016

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 have completed 80 to 96 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, 2016. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone or by email.


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