Scholarship

The Black Alumni Council Scholarship Fund

The BAC works with the Columbia College Fund to raise money for the Black Alumni Council Scholarship Fund (BACSF) to annually provide five or more $10,000 undergraduate scholarships for students enrolled in Columbia College or the School of Engineering and the Applied Sciences. 

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You can meet one of our scholars, Lorenzo Bradford '17CC, by clicking his name.

These scholarships reduce the burden on very capable undergraduate students that otherwise might experience gaps or hardships to affording a Columbia education. Financial aid administrators select worthy candidates and provide the names and minimal biographical information of recipients annually to BAC.

BAC scholars and leaders are invited each year to the Dean’s Scholarship Reception, enabling hundreds of donors and scholarship recipients to meet and inspire each other.

BAC previously completed a five-year matching funds campaign to raise $200,000 to endow the BAC Scholarship Fund. Despite the endowment, the annual current-use scholarship campaign is essential to continue support for undergraduate education.

Give online at the link above, or contribute via check made out to Columbia University with BACSF #17126 in the memo line. Mail to: Columbia Alumni Center

Attn: Ms. Amanda Tortorello
622 West 113th Street, MC 4530
New York, NY 10025

Direct inquiries to:

Amanda Tortorello  at3225@columbia.edu | 212-851-7486 (our fund representative)

Tiffany Bryant ‘08CC tnb2102@gmail.com (BACSF Campaign Chairperson)

Thank you for supporting current and future black alumni! 

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