Graduate Fellowship

for incoming graduate students

The Graduate Fellowship is designed to assist in defraying tuition costs for incoming graduate students. These fellowships are awarded to students who exhibit outstanding accomplishments and potential for continued excellence in one of Columbia College Chicago's graduate programs.


The Graduate Fellowship is open to:

  • Incoming, full-time, full-residency, graduate students who have a completed Admissions file by their program's priority deadline date, and whose first semester enrolled at the college will be Fall 2021
  • International applicants may be considered

Award based on:

  • Strength of Admissions application
  • All applications received by the priority deadline will be considered

Award amount:

  • Equal to up to full tuition based on the duration of full-time completion of the program

Notification of the award:

  • Recipients are selected by the program to which they are applying during the admission cycle and notified at the time that admission to the program is offered. Selection is based on merit. We are unable to give information regarding the committee's decision over the telephone or by email.


Contact: School of Graduate Studies at 


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