Dean's Scholarship

for incoming students

The Dean's Scholarship was established to recognize the outstanding academic achievements of incoming freshman and transfer students.

Note: Typically, scholarships are awarded to students who are planning to enroll for the Fall term.

The Dean's Scholarship is open to:

  • Exceptional high school seniors and transfer students entering for the first time in the Fall 2022 semester
  • Students who have been admitted to Columbia

Please note: Recipients of the Dean's Scholarship are not eligible for the Chicago STAR Scholarship, Columbia ChiArts Award, Columbia CPS Award, Columbia Creatives Award, Columbia Senn Award, Columbia Curie Award, Columbia Dyett Award, Columbia Lane Tech Award, Columbia Westinghouse Award, Columbia OneGoal Award, or Columbia Excellence Award.

Scholarship based on:
  • Exceptional academic achievement

Notification of the scholarship:

  • Recipients will be notified by Admissions.


Contact: Enrollment Management at


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