2021-2022 Scholarships for evening, online students

Columbia College aid based on varying factors and review.

All locations

Coverage

$1,000

Requirements

  1. Veteran or dependent of a veteran
  2. Minimum 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Submit a completed Brigadier General Charles McGee Scholarship application (application, copy of DD214, essay and references).

Coverage

$500

Requirements

  1. Veteran or dependent of a veteran
  2. Minimum 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Submit a completed Ousley Family Scholarship application 

Coverage

$1,000

Requirements

  1. Veteran or dependent of a veteran
  2. Minimum 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Submit a completed Col. Mike Randerson Scholarship application (application, copy of DD214, essay and references).

Coverage

Tuition: 10% discount

Cannot be retroactively applied.

Requirements

  1. Undergraduate student
  2. Must have completed an Associate Degree consisting of 60 or more credit hours, from Moberly Area Community College (Moberly, MO) with a minimum 2.75 GPA.
  3. Must not have attended another college, other than Moberly Area Community College, since the awarding of the Associate Degree.

Renewal criteria

  1. 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  2. This award can be used up to 6 consecutive semesters (including summer).

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Fill out the Application for Institutional Aid on CougarTrack (this must be completed before or during your first semester of enrollment at Columbia College).

Coverage

Tuition: 5% discount per credit hour

Requirements:

Available to undergraduate students with an immediate family member (spouse, father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister) enrolled at Columbia College in the same session.

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Submit the Application for Institutional Aid on CougarTrack.

Renewable criteria

  1. Good academic standing
  2. Both family members remain students at Columbia College

All locations except online

Coverage

Tuition of one in-seat course

The grant does not cover graduate or online courses.

Requirements

  1. Must have completed the highest undergraduate degree available at the time of graduation; for graduates of Christian Female College - an associate degree and for graduates of Columbia College a bachelor’s degree.
  2. Five years must have elapsed since receiving the degree.

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college. 
  2. Submit the Application for Institutional Aid on CougarTrack.

Renewable criteria

Alumni are permitted to enroll in one free course in each subsequent five-year period.

Coverage

Tuition: 50% in-seat tuition discount, does not apply to online courses

Requirements

Student must be 65 years of age or older at the start of the term.

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Submit the Application for Institutional Aid on CougarTrack.

All evening, online programs

Coverage

Tuition: May vary from 5 to10% discount per credit hour, depending on transfer institution.

Requirements

  1. Undergraduate student
  2. Must have completed an Associate Degree, with 60 hours or an equivalent, from an institution other than Columbia College.
  3. Must not have attended another college, other than the college that awarded the associates degree, since the awarding of the Associate Degree.

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Fill out the Application for Institutional Aid on CougarTrack (this must be completed before or during your first semester of enrollment at Columbia College).

Renewable criteria

  1. Good academic standing
  2. The award can be used up to 6 consecutive semesters (including summer), but not more than two years.

Coverage

Tuition: $2,000

Requirements

  1. Successfully completed at least 9 credit hours online with Columbia College during the past or current academic year.
  2. Minimum of 21 credit hours completed with Columbia College (online or in-seat)
  3. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

  1. Application is currently closed.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Minimum 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

Submit a completed scholarship application, open beginning October 1 and ending November 30.

Coverage

Tuition: *Not stackable with institutional aid, institutional tuition benefits, or other partnership discounts.

  • Cannot be applied retroactively.

Requirements

Must be an eligible employee of Nationwide.

Application process

Send an email to FinancialAid@CCIS.edu from your company email account annually in order be reviewed and awarded.

All evening

Coverage

Tuition: varies. Awarded in odd years only

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.

Application process

  1. Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Female
  2. Minimum 2.75 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Live in mid-Missouri
  4. Minimum 60 credit hours completed

Application process

  1. Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 24 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. Concentration of studies in Humanities
  5. Single mother

Application process

  1. Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening location in Columbia, MO.
  2. Female
  3. Current year FAFSA on file & evidence of financial need

Application process

  1. Submit a completed Carol Frobish Award application and accompanying essay to demonstrate financial need.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening location in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  3. Evidence of financial need (must have a current year FAFSA on file)
  4. Must be an incoming freshman, transfer student, or senior.

Application process

  1. Apply and be admitted to the college.
  2. Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 3.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 42 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. When more than one student qualifies, G.P.A., financial need, and service to the College or community will be considered.

Application process

Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies.  Awarded in odd years only.

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Preference given to students from Boone County - second preference given to student from Macon County.

Application process

Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 3.25 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Major in mathematics or science
  4. Evidence of financial need (must have a current year FAFSA on file)  
  5. Preference given to women

Application process

Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Evidence of financial need (must have a current year FAFSA on file)
  4. Major in Psychology or Education with a strong emphasis in Psychology
  5. Junior or Senior standing

Application process

Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Must have Sophomore standing or higher

Application process

Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Evening campus in Columbia, MO.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours of accounting courses with a minimum GPA of 3.25.
  4. Financial need (must have a current year FAFSA on file)

Application process

  1. Submit a completed Evening Campus Scholarship application.
  2. Submit a Letter of Application stating your goals and need for the scholarship

Specific location

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Crystal Lake location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. Have a demonstrated love of learning

Application process

Contact the Crystal Lake location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Denver location.
  2. Minimum 3.25 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 24 credit hours completed
  4. Involvement in local community activities

Application process

  1. Contact the Denver location.
  2. Submit a statement of involvement

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Denver location.
  2. Involved in the local community

Application process

  1. Contact the Denver location.
  2. Submit a written statement outlining community service activities and current/future goals.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Elgin campus.
  2. Minimum of 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  3. Good financial standing with Columbia College

Application process

  1. Contact the Elgin campus.
  2. Submit an essay explaining how the scholarship would advance your career goals.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Minimum 30 credit hours completed at the Fort Leonard Wood location.
  2. Minimum of 3.2 cumulative Columbia College GPA
     

Application process

  1. Contact the Fort Leonard Wood location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Fort Leonard Wood location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

  1. Contact the Fort Leonard Wood location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Fort Leonard Wood location.
  2. Minimum 3.2 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Fort Leonard Wood location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Fort Leonard Wood location.
  2. Female
  3. Single mother
  4. Sophomore status or higher

Application process

Contact the Fort Leonard Wood location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Fort Leonard Wood location.
  2. Must be a child of a combat veteran.

Application process

Contact the Fort Leonard Wood location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Fort Sill location.

Application process

Contact the Ft Sill location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Fort Stewart location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

Contact the Fort Stewart location.

Coverage

Tuition: only one award per family

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Fort Worth location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 18 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. Military student or dependent of a military student.

Application process

Contact the Fort Worth location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Freeport campus.
  2. Minimum of 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  3. Financial need (must have a current year FAFSA on file)

Application process

Contact the Freeport location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Guantanamo Bay location.

Application process

Contact the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Hunter Army Airfield campus.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Complete residency requirement for degree

Application process

  1. Contact the Hunter Army Airfield location.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Jacksonville Metro location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Complete residency requirement for degree

Application process

Contact the Jacksonville Metro location.

Coverage

Tuition: $500 - $1,000

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Jefferson City location.
  2. Minimum 9 credit hours completed with Columbia College.
  3. Show academic promise.

Application process

  1. Contact the Jefferson City location.
  2. Submit a 400-500 word essay explaining why you should be selected.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: $1,000

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Jefferson City location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College towards the declared degree

Application process

  1. Contact the Jefferson City location.
  2. Submit a 400-500 word essay explaining why you should be selected and demonstrating financial need.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: $1,000

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Jefferson City location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College in a declared degree program.

Application process

  1. Contact the Jefferson City location.
  2. Submit a 400-500 word essay explaining why you should be selected.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Kansas City location.
  2. Financial need (must have current year FAFSA on file)
  3. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  4. Minimum of 12 credit hours completed at the Kansas City location

Application process

  1. Contact the Kansas City location.
  2. Submit essay noting financial need, career goals and leadership/community service involvement.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Lake County location.

Application process

Contact the Lake County location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Lake County location.
  2. Minimum 3.75 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 24 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Lake County location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Lake of the Ozarks location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Leadership on campus or in local community

Application process

  1. Contact the Lake of the Ozarks location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Lake of the Ozarks location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA

Application process

Contact the Lake of the Ozarks location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled full-time for the summer session at the Lemoore location.
  2. Minimum 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

  1. Contact the Lemoore location.
  2. Submit a 500 word essay explaining how the scholarship will help with your educational journey.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Los Alamitos location.
  2. Minimum 3.25 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 36 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. Outstanding citizenship

Application process

  1. Contact the Los Alamitos location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Marysville location.
  2. Financial need (must have a FAFSA on file)
  3. Good academic standing

Application process

Contact the Marysville location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Amount

Tuition: varies — no less than $800

Cannot be retroactively applied.

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a degree at the Moberly Columbia College campus.
  2. Have already graduated with an Associate degree from MACC.
  3. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  4. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  5. Priority given to active Phi Theta Kappa members

Renewal criteria

  1. 2.5 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  2. This award can be used up to 6 consecutive semesters (including summer).

Application process

Submit a completed MACC Transfer Scholarship application including a 400-500 word essay and evidence of leadership and service.

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the NAS Jacksonville campus.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Complete residency requirement for degree

Application process

  1. Contact the NAS Jacksonville location.
  2. Submit a one-page statement about your needs and goals.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: $750 per academic year.

Requirements

  1. Enrolled as an online student at Columbia College, majoring in History or Human Services
  2. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3
  3. First preference shall be given to students who demonstrate a record of community involvement and evidence of overcoming obstacles or barriers to higher education (economic, physical, geographic, etc.)

Application process

  1. Applications are currently closed

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  • Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Orlando campus location.

Application process

  1. Contact the Orlando location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Redstone Arsenal campus.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum of 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Redstone Arsenal location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the Rolla location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Rolla location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Rolla location.
  2. Minimum 3.2 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 24 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

  1. Contact the Rolla location.
  2. Submit a 500-700 word essay explaining your academic achievements and community service.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Rolla location.
  2. Minimum 2.75 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. Freshman or Sophomore status
  5. Preference given to individuals who have completed the Young Parents Program or other program for at-risk adults in the Rolla Community Partnership.

Application process

Contact the Rolla location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  2. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

  1. Contact the Salt Lake location.
  2. Submit a 1-2 page essay explaining career goals and need.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Salt Lake location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Salt Lake location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

Enrolled and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the San Diego campus location

Application process

Contact the San Diego location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the San Luis Obispo location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 15 credit hours completed with Columbia College
  4. Financial need (must have a current FAFSA on file)

Application process

Contact the San Luis Obispo location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements:

  1. Enrolled and pursuing a Criminal Justice degree at the Springfield location.
  2. Junior standing

Application process

Contact Springfield location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Springfield location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Springfield location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies

Requirements

Enrolled full-time and pursuing a degree at the St. Louis location.

Application process

Students will need to return the completed application and required, attached materials to your campus Director, Erika Thomas via email at EThomas@CCIS.edu or drop off your materials to the St. Louis administration front desk no later than Wednesday, June 7.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable

Coverage

Tuition: varies 

Requirements

  1. Enrolled full-time and pursuing a Columbia College degree at the Whidbey Island location.
  2. Minimum 3.0 cumulative Columbia College GPA
  3. Minimum 12 credit hours completed with Columbia College

Application process

Contact the Whidbey Island location.

Renewable criteria

Nonrenewable