Student Financial Services

Transfer Achievement Award

for incoming transfer students

The Transfer Achievement Award was established to assist outstanding incoming transfer students defray the cost of tuition. The number of awards each year varies and is dependent upon funding.

Priority Consideration: February 01, 2015

The Transfer Achievement Award is open to:
  • Outstanding transfer students who have earned no more than 65 transferable college credit hours from an accredited college, university, or community college
  • Students who have earned high academic achievement in high school and the college or university most recently attended
  • Students who have been admitted to Columbia
  • Students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents
  • Students who understand that they must enter Columbia College in Fall 2015 as a full-time student and maintain full-time enrollment
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Award based on:
  • Academic achievement and financial need

Renewable award amount:
  • Up to $6000 per academic year

Notification of the award:
  • Recipients will be notified by mail on a rolling basis beginning March 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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