Scholarships, Grants and Loans
Yes, you can...take advantage of several scholarships
Columbia College-Fort Drum offers several scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Some of these opportunities are:
The Spouses' Opportunity Grant, which pays the tuition for the student's first class with Columbia College
Military Spouse Tuition Grant, which reduces the cost of in-seat courses by 20%
Military Family Member's Opportunity Grant, which pays the tuition for the student's first in-seat class with Columbia College
eScholarship, pays up to $1,000 to an eligible student taking online courses
The Frank Westling Scholarship which goes toward books and tuition
Col. Charles E. McGee Scholarship, pays up to $1000 to an eligible military veteran
The Two-In-Family Grant, which provides a tuition reduction for each immediate family member who is enrolled as a full-time student
The Associate Transfer Grant, which provides a reduction in tuition for the first year
The Senior Citizen Award for students 65 years of age or older
Other scholarship opportunities may be available, and each scholarship/award has specific eligibility and application requirements. Please consult a staff member for further details. Columbia College participates in the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Program (MYCAA). Check out their website at https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa.
Other available awards to qualified students include:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
- Federal Work Study
- Associate Transfer Grant
- Federal Stafford Loan
- Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan
- Senior Citizens Awards
Visit our Scholarship Finder to find a scholarship or grant that applies to you.
For more information on scholarships, grants, and loans, contact the Financial Aid office at (800) 231-2391, ext. 7390 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.