for continuing undergraduate students
The Kamoinge-Ferman Scholarship was established to provide tuition funds to help defray the additional costs of travel associated with African/African America Studies/African Diaspora research projects. Preference will be given to those traveling internationally but awards also apply to those traveling within the United States.
Deadline to Apply: July 01,
The Kamoinge-Ferman Scholarship is open to:
Scholarship based on:
- Full-time students who plan to participate in an approved research project offered through the Humanities, History, and Social Sciences Department
- Students who have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours at Columbia at the time of application
- Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher
- Students able to submit an essay on the life and culture of an African American who lived a life committed to international understanding, solidarity, and/or travel
- Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Notification of the scholarship:
- Academic merit and financial need
- All applicants will be notified by email. We regret that we are unable to give information regarding the committee's decisions over the telephone.