Scholarship Info

The Columbians annually award area students between $25,000 and $50,000 in scholarships. Each award ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 for the successful candidate. Applications are available by clicking the Scholarship Applications button below.

The Scholarship Committee of the Columbians reviews each application and considers the following criteria:

The Columbians annual scholarship info

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(The preferred method is to receive your application via the Online Application.)

Re-Award Scholarship Application

Prior recipients are encouraged to apply for subsequent awards. Scholarship awards for sophomore, junior and senior years do not exceed $1,000. The application for a subsequent award is consists of the prior year’s tax return for the applicants parents or guardians, an official transcript showing the applicant’s grades for the fall semester and a letter to the Committee indicating the request for a scholarship. In the letter, the applicant is encouraged to bring to the committee’s attention any relevant information regarding the applicant’s qualifications. The letter generally is one or two pages in length.

ONLINE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Scholarship Application Form 2024

PARENT INFO:


*Please include any amounts due to alimony, child maintenance, or child support payments


RESIDENCE INFO:

COLLEGE INFO:

EXTRACURRICULAR, COMMUNITY, CHURCH, AND HOBBY INFORMATION:

EMPLOYMENT INFO:

ESSAYS:

Please answer the following essay questions:
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Please upload a copy of your Letter of Recommendation.
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Please upload a copy of your FAFSA Submission Summary or your parent's IRS Form 1040, including schedules A & B from the most recent year. PLEASE REDACT ALL SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS.
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Please upload a copy of your High School Transcript (unofficial is acceptable).
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Please upload a copy of your College Board Score Report.


All the information appearing on this application will be treated with the strictest confidence. Any inaccuracies will automatically disqualify the applicant from consideration. The decision of the Philanthropic Committee will be final. Publication of the relative merits of the candidates will not be made.

All required fields must be completed. A confirmation email will be sent to your email.

Mailing Address:

The Columbians
302 Union Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601