Mary Parson Donnellon Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Mary Parson Donnellon Scholarship was established to assist in defraying tuition costs for outstanding English and Creative Writing students majoring in Fiction or Nonfiction.

The Mary Parson Donnellon Scholarship is open to:
  • Full-time, Fiction and Nonfiction majors who will complete a minimum of 60 credit hours by the end of the Spring 2022 semester, with at least 12 credit hours completed at Columbia by the end of the Fall 2021 semester
    • Preference is given to rising Juniors, followed by rising Seniors
  • Priority consideration is given to students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
    • Students whose cumulative grade point average is below 3.0 may be considered
  • International students may be considered
Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit
Scholarship amount:
  • Up to $5,000 (awarded half in Fall and half in Spring)
Notification of the scholarship:
  • Recipients will be notified by email.




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