Go to the College-Wide Undergraduate Scholarship Application available online through your OASIS portal to apply for the Jane Ann Legnard Alexandroff Endowed Scholarship for Social Change. 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 Jane Ann Legnard Alexandroff Endowed Scholarship for Social Change application. There are four parts to the application:
PART 1: ESSAY
Submit a project proposal of 1 to 3 pages that addresses the following:
- Submit a proposal for a future project, or an outline of a current project, that is designed to enhance your community by means of social change.
Your essay must be double-spaced and include your name and OASIS ID number in the upper right-hand corner of the page.Please upload your three-page essay in .pdf, .doc, or .docx format.
PART 2: SAMPLES
Upload at least one sample of your work related to your proposed or current project (action plans, budget, etc.)
Please upload your sample(s) in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .mp3, .mov, .wmv, or.mp4 format; external video links may be uploaded in a .pdf, .doc, or .docx document. Note: Upload size limit is 50MB.PART 3: LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION
One letter of recommendation is required from a Columbia faculty member who is familiar with your academic achievement or accomplishment in your major.
For your convenience, the online application will send an email notification directly to the person you've chosen to complete your recommendation. Please be prepared with the email address of your recommender.
Remember to contact your recommenders directly before providing their information on the application. Since this application is part of the larger College-Wide Undergraduate Scholarship application, also note the specific scholarship(s) for which they will be recommending you. Be sure to give recommenders as much time as possible to write letters. Requests made at the last minute are often difficult to fulfill by the deadline.PART 4: STUDENT AID REPORT
A current Student Aid Report (SAR) must be on file. To receive an SAR, students must complete a 2019-20 financial aid application (FAFSA) by February 1, 2019.
Access online applications through the "Scholarships" tab in your OASIS portal.