Online Campus Scholarships
This is a general reference guide only. For detailed information regarding terms and conditions of scholarships and renewal criteria, please review the "Scholarships, Awards, and Grants" section of your academic catalog. Find your catalog on the Registrar Web site. Institutional scholarships listed apply to tuition only; combinations of scholarships and external assistance cannot exceed tuition or apply to other charges unless otherwise specified. Scholarships below are only available to undergraduate students unless specified.
Below is a list of scholarships available to students taking online web-based classes.
|5% of tuition||Available to undergraduate students who have completed an Associate Degree within the past 12 months. The degree must consist of 60 credit hours or its equivalent. The Associate Degree cannot be from Columbia College. In order to be eligible for the grant, students cannot attend any other college other than the associate degree-granting college after earning the degree. The Associate Degree Transfer Grant is renewable for six consecutive semesters (including summer).||Complete and submit an application for institutional aid. Students must maintain good academic standing, according to established institutional policy, to be eligible for the grant and to renew it for future years.|
|CCAA Scholars Program||$1,000||Awarded to a full time, degree seeking student who has completed at least 24 Columbia College credit hours and has a cumulative GPA of 2.75.||Complete and submit the CCAA Scholars Program scholarship application. Please see the CCAA Scholars Program page for more information and scholarship deadlines.|
|Coast Guard Spouse Grant||50% tuition grant for in-seat or online undergraduate courses.||
||Complete and submit a Coast Guard Spouse Grant Form. A new application must be completed each academic year. Online campus students must also submit the Military Status Form.|
|Col. Charles E. McGee Scholarship||$1000||Competitive Award available to a military veteran who is degree-seeking with a 2.5 GPA.||Complete and submit a Col. McGee Scholarship Application along with essay and references. The application deadline is early in each calendar year for awards starting in August. The deadline for submission, eligibility requirements and the application can be found here. Award split between August, October, January and March sessions in academic year.|
|eScholarship||$2,000||The eScholarship is a one-time award designed to reward outstanding achievement in online study at Columbia College. The award will be for the upcoming academic year to undergraduate students who, in addition to meeting the minimum criteria, demonstrate a history of academic excellence and personal growth as a result of taking online courses with Columbia College. At the time of application, the student must meet the following criteria:
The application process is complete for 2016.
|Frank Westling Scholarship||$750||
||Selected by representatives from
Nationwide campuses, from their own students. Westling scholarship application
Applications are due February 5th.
|Missouri Association of Community Action (MACA) Grant||10% tuition discount||
||Complete and submit application form|
|Missouri State Teachers Association Grant||10% tuition discount for MSTA members||
||Complete and submit an Application form. Membership through the MO teachers association is required.|
|Spouse's Opportunity Grant||Amount is tuition for one in-seat or one online course.||Awarded to spouse of military members currently serving on active duty or in the Guard and Reserves. Student must be seeking first undergraduate degree and be enrolled in first course at Columbia College. Student must also complete Military Grant Application and Military Status Form before registering.||Submit Military Grant Application and Military Status Form. Student must also show military identification card at campus for verification of status.|
|Two-in-Family Grant||5% of tuition||Awarded to undergraduate students whose immediate family member (spouse, father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister) is enrolled at Columbia College during the same 8-week session.||Complete and submit an application for institutional aid. A new application must be completed each academic year. Students must maintain good academic standing to receive the grant and to renew it for future years.|
|Utah Peace Officer’s Grant||100% tuition grant for the first undergraduate course (in seat or online)taken at Columbia College for current UPOA members and their spouses||
||Complete and submit an Application form|