Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Students
Type: Bachelor’s (Undergraduate), Master’s Degree
Who: Displaced students in the US
What: Full tuition fees + housing and living expenses
Where: Columbia University
Program Length: Program Duration
Deadline to Apply: Depending on Programme
Destination Countries: USA
Academic Subject(s): All Subjects
The Columbia University Scholarship for Displaced Students (CUSDS) provides foreign national students who have refugee status anywhere in the world with the opportunity to study at the undergraduate and graduate level at Columbia University. The scholarship covers full tuition, plus housing and living expenses, for the number of terms necessary to complete the student’s degree.
All 19 of Columbia’s degree-granting schools and affiliates are participating in the program. For a list, follow this link.
Deadline: Varies, depending on the program chosen.
This scholarship program is for foreign nationals with refugee status living anywhere in the world, or those who have received asylum in the United States or submitted a U.S. asylum application, or are in the United States under Temporary Protected Status.
How to Apply
Applicants must apply to and be accepted to a Columbia University degree program. Each school and program maintains its own acceptance requirements and application deadlines.
Acceptance to an academic program does not guarantee funding.
Dual degrees are not eligible for the scholarship program.
Degree program application fees can be waived in extraordinary cases by e-mailing [email protected] at least two weeks before you plan to submit your application.
Applicants must complete the scholarship application form no later than the deadline for their degree program. The application form can be found here.