Columbia Internship Award

for continuing undergraduate and graduate students

The Columbia Internship Award was established to provide tuition funds for students completing an unpaid internship for academic credit.

Deadline to Apply:

  • Fall 2024 Award Application Deadline: August 9, 2024 at 11:59pm


The Columbia Internship Award is open to:

  • Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who will complete an unpaid internship for academic credit in the Fall 2024 semester
    • Graduate students enrolled in a 0 credit hour thesis continuance course are not eligible.
  • Students who are eligible to receive academic credit for internships. Consult your Internship and Career Advisor through for additional information.
  • Students who complete at least one full-time semester at Columbia by the end of the the Spring 2024 semester

Please Note:

  • Full-time Columbia employees, graduate students whose full fuition amount is covered by another source, students-at-large, visiting students, and LEAP semester students are not eligible for the Columbia Internship Award.
  • Check with your department before applying for the Columbia Internship Award, as certain majors do not permit students to receive financial support based on internships.
  • Students who received the Columbia Internship Award during a previous semester are not eligible to apply.
  • Zero-credit internships do not qualify for the Columbia Internship Award.

Award based on:

  • Career readiness and initiative
Award amount:
  • Up to $2,500

Notification of the award:

  • All applicants will be notified by email.




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