Derek Dean Memorial Scholarship

For continuing undergraduate and graduate students

The Derek Dean Memorial Scholarship was established to assist in defraying tuition costs for students studying within Columbia College Chicago's Cinema and Television Arts Department who demonstrate academic merit and financial need.

Deadline to Apply: February 01, 2022

Application will be available October 2021.  

 

The Derek Dean Memorial Scholarship is open to:

  • Full-time undergraduate and graduate students studying within the Cinema and Television Arts Department
  • Undergraduate students who complete a minimum of 12 credit hours at Columbia by the end of the Fall 2021 semester
  • Graduate students who complete a minimum of 9 credit hours at Columbia by the end of the Fall 2021 semester
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2022-23 FAFSA must be submitted by February 1, 2022 for Derek Dean Memorial Scholarship consideration.

Note: Full-time Columbia employees, graduate students whose full tuition amount is covered by another source, and graduate students-at-large are not eligible for the Derek Dean Memorial Scholarship.

Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
Scholarship amount:
  • Up to $2,500 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)
Notification of the scholarship:
  • All applicants will be notified by email in March 2022.

Questions?

Contact: scholarships@colum.edu

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