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Columbus Guarini Scholarship

The Honorable Frank Guarini, CCF Board Member and Chair of John Cabot University's Board of Trustees, made a generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which five (5) John Cabot University student scholarships. The amount awarded will be $5,000 per student each year.

Eligibility: Transfer, degree-seeking or study abroad students planning to attend John Cabot University. Students need to be of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian) with a GPA of 3.0 (85% or B) or higher.

Process: Families of students interested in receiving the Columbus Guarini scholarship must submit an application online and the required support documents to FACTS Grant & Aid Assessment. A committee reviews and evaluates the applications and asks selected applicants and their families to visit the Foundation for a mandatory interview.

Approximately one month after interviews, the committee decides which applicants will be awarded scholarships. Parents/Guardians/Applicants are notified by mail of the committee’s decision.

All students who are selected as Columbus Citizens Foundation College Scholarship Recipients are required to enroll in Italian Language course(s) if offered at the chosen school to fulfill their school’s language requirements. Additionally, all recipients are required to maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 (85% or B) or higher.

How To Apply

The scholarship application process is currently closed. Please visit the website again when the application process opens in November 2017.