During this three-day weekend, the R.C. McQuilkin Scholarship (named for our first president) will be awarded. This award covers full-tuition at CIU for four years.
This exciting weekend will include faculty interviews, group discussions, interaction with current students and staff, and opportunities to fellowship with potential classmates. To qualify, students must be high school seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and an SAT score of 1000 or above (total of math and critical reading sections, excluding writing section) or ACT composite score of 21 or above.
1. CIU Undergraduate Admissions Application form (including application fee)
2. Christian Experience Essay (page 2; 600-word minimum total, not per question)
3. One-page leadership resume, highlighting your school, church, and community involvement
4. Unofficial high school transcript (minimum 3.0 GPA)
5. SAT or ACT scores (minimum 1000 total of math and critical reading on SAT; minimum 21 on ACT)
6. Recent digital photo of yourself
The deadline to register and submit all the necessary paperwork is Thursday, October 31st, 2013. Please note that we can only accept the first 60 participants who complete the entire registration process.
Please e-mail your paperwork to email@example.com. If needed, transcripts and test scores may be mailed to Columbia International University, Office of Admissions, 7435 Monticello Road, Columbia, SC 29203.
If you still have questions, please visit our FAQ.
Students awarded a leadership scholarship, including the R.C. McQuilkin Scholarship, will have until March 1st to accept the scholarship. To secure and accept the scholarship, the student must submit a $400 deposit ($300 enrollment and $100 housing). This amount will be credited to the student's account.
The student receiving the R.C. McQuilkin Scholarship is not eligible for any other CIU scholarships. Students receiving a Presidential, Dean or Servant Leader Scholarship are eligible for CIU grants up to the cost of tuition and fees. All students receiving the above CIU Leadership Scholarships must apply for all federal, state and outside aid, which will be applied prior to the CIU Leadership Scholarship being applied.
Travel to CIU is at the student's expense. If the student is traveling by air to Columbia, please notify CIU so that a CIU representative can transport the student from the airport to campus.