Event Details

McQuilkin Scholarship Event Details

During this exciting event, you'll get to interact with current students, CIU faculty and staff, and potential classmates. Most of all, you'll be competing for a chance to win a full tuition scholarship to CIU.

Qualifications

To be invited to the McQuilkin Scholarship Event, a student must:

  • be accepted to Columbia International University
  • be a 2016-2017 high school graduate 
  • have a minimum 1,000 SAT (critical reading and math combined) or minimum 21 ACT composite score
  • have a minimum high school grade point average of 3.0 

Timeline

November 1: Invitations start going out

February 10-11: McQuilkin Scholarship Weekend

March 1: All students notified regarding McQuilkin Scholarship decision

Scholarship Details & Restrictions

The McQuilkin full scholarship is applied after any eligible state and federal aid are awarded; recipient is not eligible for any other CIU scholarships. The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or greater. All U.S. citizens must complete a FAFSA.

Accommodations

All students will stay on campus with a student host. CIU representative can be arranged to pick you up from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Overnight accommadations are provided for participating students at no charge. 

Parents are encouraged to join the student for the Weekend activities but are not provided overnight accomodations. Parents outside of Columbia are encouraged to stay in an area hotel.