Semester in LA Opportunity Award

For continuing undergraduate students

The Semester in LA Opportunity Award was established to assist students with financial need who are participating in Columbia College Chicago's Semester in LA program with out-of-pocket expenses associated with the program, such as airfare, local transportation, and other living expenses not included in the cost of tuition.


The Semester in LA Opportunity Award is open to:
  • Undergraduate Columbia students who have been accepted to a Fall or Spring Semester in LA program, and who will enroll full-time in the program
  • Students who demonstrate financial need for the relevant term through a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Award based on:
  • Financial need
  • Merit demonstrated in Semester in LA application
Award amount:
  • Up to $1,500 stipend
Notification of the award:
  • Recipients will be notified by email.




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