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, your attendance could provide you with a $6,000 tuition scholarship over four years to CIU!

Registration is now closed. Check back for next year's event in Fall 2019.


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

  • be a high school Senior, graduating in 2019
  • have a minimum high school grade point average of 2.75

The 2.75 GPA will be verified upon receipt of your final high school transcript to ensure scholarship eligibility.

Scholarship Details & Restrictions

The $6,000 McQuilkin Scholarship is applied after any eligible state and federal aid are awarded. The student must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or greater at CIU. All U.S. citizens must complete a FAFSA.


If you are flying into Columbia, we can arrange for a CIU representative to pick you up from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Overnight accommodations will be provided for out of town participating students upon request at no charge. Contact our Visit Coordinator, Monica Lambertson, at visitciu@ciu.edu for reservations.

Parents and non-participating guests from outside of Columbia are encouraged to stay in an area hotel.


Lunch will be provided for all participating students and their guests. Dinner will also be provided if requested during registration.