Michael Fryzlewicz Scholarship

for continuing undergraduate students

The Michael Fryzlewicz Scholarship was established to assist in defraying tuition costs for students majoring in American Sign Language to pursue careers in the field of interpreting.

Extended Deadline to Apply: March 01, 2024

Application will be available November 1, 2023. 

The Michael Fryzlewicz Scholarship is open to:

  • American Sign Language majors who complete at least 6 credit hours at Columbia by the end of the Fall 2023 semester and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours during the Spring 2024 semester
  • Students who have earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Students who demonstrate financial need through a completed 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The 2024-25 FAFSA must be submitted by March 1, 2024 for Michael Fryzlewicz Scholarship consideration.
Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit
  • Financial need
Scholarship amount:
  • Up to $3,000 (half awarded in Fall and half awarded in Spring)

Notification of the scholarship:

  • All applicants will be notified by email in April/May 2024.


Contact: ASL Department - 312/369-7837 or scholarships@colum.edu


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