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What to Know About COLUMBIA COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

Columbia College is one of the most reputed colleges in Vancouver for high school programs, university transfers, Associate Degrees, and various other courses. They believe in providing a consistent level of quality education. With experienced and knowledgeable faculties, they provide a strong and supportive learning environment for students. Thousands of Canadian and international students have completed their qualifications at Columbia College and used these as a platform for successful university careers.

Columbia College takes pride in providing a range of financial support to reward students’ academic achievements by meeting their financial needs. 

What are Scholarships?

Scholarships are financial aid given to eligible students to help reduce the cost of post-secondary education. It benefits the students by paying for their education, books, tuition or anything else they need for school. If you are curious and want to know if you are eligible for Columbia College scholarships, then you have landed at the right place. Let us talk about a few scholarship programs offered at Columbia College.

Semester Scholarships

To be eligible for semester scholarships, applicants must have completed at least one semester at Columbia College, and their previous semester must have completed a minimum of four UT or three Secondary courses. A GPA of 3.7 in the UT/Associate Degree Programs or 3.5 in the Secondary (High School) Program in the previous semester is required.  

Annual Scholarships 

Applicants must have completed at least 24 UT credits at Columbia College in the previous two to three semesters and must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.7 to be eligible for Columbia College’s annual UT scholarships (top Arts, top Science, top Business students).

Scholarships

(NEW) Columbia College Entrance Scholarship

This scholarship is aimed to provide new applicants who have excellent academic aptitude but are facing barriers to pursuing higher education. Students are selected from the places where there are significant ongoing and systemic barriers to higher education. Please note that the Entrance Scholarship Application Form for Fall 2022 will be available in May 2022. 

Amount: $3,000
Scholarships available: 10

Columbia College Academic Scholarships

In this scholarship program, the previous Semester’s academic performance will be taken into consideration. In addition, involvement in College and community activities and a personal essay will also be evaluated. A total of eight scholarships are awarded to students studying at the University Transfer or Associate Degree level. The other two scholarships, including the Gerry Brown Memorial Scholarship, are awarded to two students in the Secondary Program.

  • Columbia College Academic Scholarships

Amount: $2,500
Frequency: Every semester
Scholarships available: 8

  • Gerry Brown Secondary Scholarship

This type of scholarship is provided every semester. There are two available scholarships.

Amount: $2,500
Frequency: Every semester
Scholarships available: 2

  • Top Student Scholarship 

This scholarship is specifically in the subjects Arts/Business, Math/Science & Computer Science

Amount: $3,000
Frequency: Every semester
Scholarships available: 2

The Jason Graham Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the field of Social Sciences.

Amount: $5,000
Frequency: Winter semester
Scholarships available: 1

The John Helm Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to an outstanding student in the field of Math/Sciences.

Amount: $5,000
Frequency: Winter semester
Scholarships available: 1

Guard.me Scholarship for International Business Students

Awarded to an outstanding student in the field of Business.

Amount: $5,000
Frequency: Winter semester
Scholarships available: 1

Outstanding Student Scholarship

Amount: $5,000
Frequency: Winter semester
Scholarships available: 1

This scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student in the UT program and nominated by two instructors. Participation in College activities and dedication to studies is considered.

The Gary Swanson English Preparation Scholarship

It is awarded to the student each semester who excels in University Preparatory English class (099) or classes (Engl 098 and WD 098). 

Amount: $2,000
Frequency: Every semester
Awards available: 1

Along with the scholarships, students are recognized with various awards for motivation like classroom appreciation awards, outstanding service awards for contribution to the college community and a few more. Please note that the Entrance Scholarship Application Form for fall 2022 will be available in May 2022. Please check the College website for more updates.

Sources: Columbia College

Disclaimer: The information is obtained directly from the school websites. The information has been gathered as accurately as possible at the time of writing, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or completeness. For the most accurate and up-to-date information, please check the school’s official website and digital channels.

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