Fully-funded Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Students to Study in USA

Do not miss out, apply for the fully funded Columbia University Scholarship.

Application Information

Scholarship Benefits: The Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Students at Columbia Global offers full tuition coverage and support for non-tuition expenses. This assistance lasts for the entire duration required to complete the degree. Recipients must be full-time, in-person students.

Eligibility: This scholarship is for foreign nationals who meet any of the following criteria:

  • Refugee status (worldwide)
  • Received asylum in the United States or submitted a U.S. asylum application
  • In the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status
  • Internally displaced person
  • Afghan national in the U.S. on humanitarian parole or with a special immigrant visa
  • Ukrainian national in the U.S. on parole

Note: U.S. citizens and permanent residents are not eligible.

Application Process:

  1. Apply to a participating degree program.
  2. Submit the Scholarship for Displaced Students application via the Submittable Platform.

Please check regularly for updated information on participating degree programs.

Contact: For inquiries, email [email protected]. Read all information on this page before emailing.

Participating Schools

  1. Columbia Business School
  2. Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
    • Master’s Programs
      • Application Information: Contact Arch Admissions
      • Program Options and Deadlines:
        • Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) – Deadline: Jan. 3, 2024
        • Master of Science (M.S.) degree programs – Deadline for all MS programs: Jan. 15, 2024
          • Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design (M.S.A.A.D.)
          • Master of Science in Computational Design Practices (M.S.C.D.P.)
          • Master of Science in Critical, Curatorial, and Conceptual Practices in Architecture (M.S.C.C.C.P.)
          • Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (M.S.A.U.D.)
          • Master of Science in Urban Planning (M.S.U.P.)
          • Master of Science in Historic Preservation (M.S.H.P.)
          • Master of Science in Real Estate Development (M.S.R.E.D.)
  3. Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
    • Master’s Programs
      • Application Information: GSAS Admissions
      • Program Options and Deadlines: (Various deadlines for different programs)
  4. Mailman School of Public Health
  5. Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
    • Master’s Programs
      • Application Information: SEAS Graduate Admissions
      • Program Options and Deadline: (All programs deadline: Feb. 15, 2024)
  6. School of International and Public Affairs
    • Master’s Programs
      • Application Information: SIPA Admissions
      • Program Options and Deadlines: (Various deadlines for different programs)
  7. School of Professional Studies
    • Master’s Programs
      • Application Information: SPS Admissions
      • Program Options and Deadlines: (Various deadlines for different programs)
  8. School of Social Work
    • Master’s Program
      • Application Information: CSSW Admissions
      • Program Option and Deadline:
        • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) – Deadline: Feb. 15, 2024
  9. School of the Arts
    • Master’s Programs
      • Application Information: SOA Admissions
      • Program Options and Deadlines: (Various deadlines for different programs)
  10. Teachers College
    • Master’s Programs
  11. Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    • MD Program
      • Application Information: PS Admissions
      • Deadline: The deadline for Fall 2024 admissions has passed.
    • Master’s Degree Programs: Information not provided.

Please note that specific program details and deadlines may vary, so applicants should refer to the respective school’s official website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Please check back regularly for updated information on participating schools and degree programs.

Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQs”)

1. Types of Eligible Displaced Persons: Foreign nationals eligible for this scholarship include those with refugee status, asylum in the U.S., Temporary Protected Status, internal displacement, Afghan nationals on parole, or Ukrainian nationals on parole. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are not eligible.

Documentation supporting eligible status must be submitted.

2. Eligible Schools and Programs: Refer to the “Participating Schools” section for a list of eligible schools and programs. Deadlines vary, so contact the respective school’s admissions office for information.

3. Deadline for Scholarship Application: Submit both degree program and scholarship applications before the degree program’s deadline.

4. Late Degree Program Application: If the degree program deadline has passed, applications will not be accepted for the current cycle.

5. Fee Waiver for Degree Program Application: Refer to each school’s admissions page for fee waiver information. Contact the admissions office for assistance.

6. Dual Degrees Eligibility: Dual degrees are not eligible for this scholarship.

7. Acceptance vs. Funding: Admittance to a degree program does not guarantee funding through the scholarship.

8. Application Submission Confirmation: After submitting both applications, wait for confirmation. Scholarship awards will be announced with admissions decisions.

For additional inquiries, please email [email protected] with “Challenge Accessing Fee Waiver” in the subject line, including your full name, date of birth, Columbia school, degree program, and a summary of any challenges faced.

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