Student Financial Services

Nancy Tom Endowed Internship Award

for continuing undergraduate and graduate students

The Nancy Tom Endowed Internship Award was established to assist in defraying tuition expenses associated with an unpaid internship, and to provide a pathway for students to gain professional experience and position themselves for lifelong career success.

The Nancy Tom Endowed Internship Award is open to:

  • Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who will complete an unpaid internship as part of their studies at Columbia College Chicago in the Fall semester
  • Part-time Columbia employees and student workers may apply

Please Note:

  • Full-time Columbia College employees, Graduate Merit Award recipients, Graduate Assistantship recipients, graduate students-at-large, Laban certificate students, visiting students, and students enrolling in internship credits through Leap Semester are not eligible for the Nancy Tom Endowed Internship Award.
  • Check with your department before applying for the Nancy Tom Endowed Internship Award, as certain majors do not permit students to receive financial support based on internships.

Award based on:

  • Career readiness and initiative

Award amount:
  • Maximum of up to $1,900

Notification of the Award

  • All applicants will be notified by email.