Columbia College

Home / Academics / Academic Opportunities / Fellowships / News & Announcements

News & Announcements

Monday, June 12, 2017

Anneliese Mesa-Jonassen CC’17, originally from Pleasantville, NY, has been awarded a prestigious Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship. The fellowship provides $19,000 to support students in the visual and fine arts, including art history, conservation, studio art and photography, for travel and living expenses outside the United States.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Two Columbia College students have been awarded prestigious 2017 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships

Friday, April 28, 2017

Columbia College has announced the names of 89 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Tuesday, May 16.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Eight Columbia College students and an alumna have been awarded 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Student grants; one of the students, Martin Ridge CC’17, was awarded a prestigious UK Partnership Award to study at Queen Mary University of London, an award given to only three American students each year.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Nineteen first-year students in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies have received 2017 Presidential Global Fellowships. 

Friday, February 10, 2017

Sophie Wilkowske CC’17, a history major from Duluth, Minn., has received a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue an MPhil in political thought and intellectual history at the University of Cambridge.

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Columbia College is pleased to share the Columbia College Annual Report 2015–2016.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Santiago Tobar Potes CC’20, a John W. Kluge Scholar from Miami, Fla., has been selected as one of five college students on the inaugural 17-member Better Make Room Student Advisory Board.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Columbia Entrepreneurship has announced that they will be sponsoring Innovation Grants for Columbia College and School of General Studies' students.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Nine Columbia College alumni have been awarded 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student grants. 

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Jonah Belser CC’16, a political science major, has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellowship.

 
Thursday, May 12, 2016

Three Columbia College students — Gabrielle De Haan CC’16, Jing Hao Liong CC’16 and Sasha Benincasa CC’16 — have been named 2016 Yenching Academy Scholars, an honor that provides winners with full fellowships for one-year, interdisciplinary master’s degrees in China Studies at Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Three Columbia College students have been awarded prestigious 2016 U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarships.

 
Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Columbia College has announced the establishment of the Nobuhisa and Marcia Ishizuka Global Fellowship in East Asian Studies, a summer study abroad grant for students studying Japanese language and culture, or other East Asian languages and cultures, whose research and interests include Japan.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Anuke Ganegoda CC’18, an applied mathematics and computer science/mathematics double major; Sahir Jaggi SEAS’17, a biomedical engineering major with minors in computer science and entrepreneurship; and Mathew Pregasen SEAS’18, a computer engineering major with a minor in computer science, have won first place in the Columbia Venture Competition’s Undergraduate Challenge for their mathematics technology, Parsegon, which renders mathematical equations without the need to learn a coding language. The award, which comes with $25,000 in funding, was announced by Dean James J. Valentini on April 29.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Seventeen first-year students in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and General Studies have received 2016 Presidential Global Fellowships. The students, whose academic interests range from French to Portuguese, from Arabic to Chinese, from anthropology to art history, and from political science and human rights to sustainability, were selected from a pool of more than 160 for the University’s undergraduate global summer fellowship program.

Friday, April 29, 2016

Michael E. Pippenger, Columbia University’s Dean of Undergraduate Global Programs and Assistant Vice President for International Education, has been appointed Vice President and Associate Provost for Internationalization at the University of Notre Dame. Pippenger will lead Notre Dame International, the university’s global initiative, overseeing efforts to broaden the Notre Dame’s international culture, programs, reach and reputation through expanded international research, collaborative projects and strategic relationships with global partners.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Stephen S. Trevor CC’86 and Ronnie D. Planalp BUS’86 have given a $2.5 million gift to Columbia, which includes $2 million to establish the Planalp Trevor Dean’s Curriculum Innovation Fund for Entrepreneurship at Columbia College. The Fund will provide permanent support for the faculty teaching and the students enrolled in entrepreneurship courses support, accelerate, and motivate the Columbia community’s programs and culture around innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship at Columbia College. Their gift to the College is part of the Core to Commencement campaign.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Bianca Guerrero CC’17, a political science major from Yonkers, N.Y., has been selected for a prestigious 2016 Truman Scholarship.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Sophie Wilkowske CC’17, a history major with a Russian language and culture concentration from Duluth, Minn., has received a prestigious Beinecke Scholarship. 

 
Monday, April 18, 2016

Max Lawton CC’16, a Russian Literature and Culture major who was raised in Brussels, Chicago and Milwaukee, has received the prestigious Clarendon Scholarship from the University of Oxford to pursue a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Modern Languages, where he will focus on Russian literature.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Felix Qiaochu Jin CC’16, a biochemistry and physics major from Rochester, N.Y., and Zoey Poll CC’16, an urban studies major from Los Angeles, have been named  valedictorian and salutatorian, the top academic honors for the Columbia College Class of 2016.  The awardees were selected by the faculty Committee on Honors, Awards and Prizes based on the strength, breadth, depth and rigor of their academic achievements, as well as on evidence of their intellectual promise, character and achievement outside the classroom.  

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Sasha DiGiulian CC’16, a professional rock climber and three-time U.S. National rock climbing champion, has been selected as one of Glamour’s 2016 “College Women of the Year.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Columbia undergraduates Katherine Jin CC’16, Kevin Tyan CC’16 and Jason Kang SEAS’16, cofounders of the startup Kinnos Inc., have been awarded the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Student Prize. 

Pages