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Scholarships and Awards


The Columbia College Foundation works with dozens of community donors to offer scholarships and awards to Columbia College students. Now our new online scholarship application makes it easier than ever to apply. With one online application, students can apply for more than 80 opportunities.

Scholarships and award opportunities are available for all Columbia College students in all fields of study. Selection criteria vary. Use your student email to log in and check the website often for updates and new opportunities!


Fall Hospitality Management Awards -- Apply online by Friday, October 3

  • Open to all Hospitality Management students currently enrolled in two or more hospitality courses
  • Awards paid in Fall semester

Osher Scholarships -- Apply online by Friday, October 17, 2014

  • 21 awards, up to $1,000 each
  • Open to continuing students who have completed 24 units at the time of application
  • Must show financial need and qualify for a Board of Governors (BOG) fee waiver
  • No GPA requirement
  • Awards paid in Fall and Spring semesters
  • Same online application works for all other scholarships

All other scholarships -- Apply online by Friday, December 5, 2014

  • Opportunities for all Columbia College students in all fields of study
  • GPA requirements vary
  • Check the website often for new scholarship listings
  • Most awards paid in Spring semester

Help for applicants

For assistance with your scholarship application, stop by the Career & Transfer Center -- Sequoia Rm 120 or the Instructional Technology Center (ITC) -- Tamarack Rm 134 or contact the Foundation office -- or 588-5065.

Off Campus Scholarship Opportunities