To apply for need-based scholarships, all you need to do is submit a FAFSA and your application to Columbia. Once you're admitted to the school, we'll send you a Financial Aid Award Letter.
To apply for talent-based aid, submit a portfolio of your best creative work.
Undocumented students who meet Illinois residency criteria are also encouraged to apply for the MAP Grant by completing the . This application can also be completed by transgender students who have been denied federal financial aid.
For additional scholarship information, visit our external scholarships page.