Alumni Association to present $1,000 scholarships as part of CCAA Scholars Program

Columbia College Alumni Association

Feb. 11, 2014

The Columbia College Alumni Association is pleased to announce the formation of the CCAA Scholars Program. As part of the organization’s 50th Anniversary celebration, three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to students at the CCAA Reunion Weekend scheduled for April 25-26 in Columbia, Mo.

“This is a historic endeavor for the Alumni Association! We are very excited to offer this new element of support to Columbia College students,” CCAA Board of Directors President Bill Leeper said. “Two of the Alumni Association’s core values are excellence and opportunity, and we believe these scholarships will assist our honorees in fulfilling those values.”

To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, students:
·         Must be a returning degree-seeking student at Columbia College
·         Must have a minimum Columbia College GPA of 2.75
·         Must have completed 24 credit hours with Columbia College
·         Must be in good standing with the college

The deadline for submission is March 14, 2014. Applications must be submitted online and applicants must provide a personal statement (limited to 100 words) detailing what your time at Columbia College has meant to them and/or they you feel Columbia College has been beneficial. Students from all Columbia College campuses around the country are welcome to apply.

The award is for the 2014-2015 (August 2014-June 2015) Academic Year and will go towards room, tuition and books. Visit www.columbiacollegealumni.org/CCAAScholars to apply or learn more.

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