Visit Internal Scholarships and click on APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS to access the College-Wide Undergraduate Scholarship Application. Only complete scholarship applications submitted by the deadline will be reviewed by the scholarship committee.
Please follow all directions carefully. Students must submit the following materials to make a complete Sheldon Patinkin Award application - there are four parts to the application:
PART 1: ESSAY
In 500 words, describe your goals both in terms of your long-term career plans, and specifically for the year following your graduation from Columbia.
Please upload your essay in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
PART 2: RESUME
Upload a full resume of your theatrical history.
Please upload your resume in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
PART 3: CREATIVE SAMPLES
Submit a sample of your most important Theatre work to date. Samples may include video of a theatrical performance, comedy writing, an original play, stage designs, costume designs, prompt books, etc.
Please upload documents in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
Please upload videos in .mov, .wmv, .flv, or .mp4 format, or upload a .pdf, .doc, or .docx document with an external link to your video. Note: Upload size limit is 50MB.
PART 4: STUDENT AID REPORT
A current Student Aid Report (SAR) must be on file. To receive an SAR, students must complete a 2023-24 financial aid application (FAFSA) by February 1, 2023.
Access online applications throughInternal Scholarships.