John Fischetti Scholarship
for continuing undergraduate and graduate students
The John Fischetti Scholarship was established by the friends and colleagues of political cartoonist John Fischetti as a continuing tribute to his extraordinary talent. The scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding undergraduate and graduate Journalism students.
Deadlines to Apply:
- Scholarship for J-term/Spring 2018 Only (Undergraduate and Graduate Students): November 1, 2017
- Scholarship for 2018-19 Academic Year (Undergraduate and Graduate Students): February 1, 2018
The John Fischetti Scholarship is open to:
Scholarship based on:
- Full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate Journalism students
- Undergraduate students who began college at Columbia College Chicago must have completed at least 2 semesters by the end of the Fall 2017 semester
- Transfer students must have completed at least 1 semester at Columbia by the end of the Fall 2017 semester
- Students who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher in Journalism
- Students who demonstrate outstanding achievement in print or broadcast journalism, photojournalism, editorial art, or political cartooning
- International students may apply
Notification of the award:
- Academic merit
- Service in student's specialty (i.e. internships, contributions to student publications/media)
- All J-term/Spring 2018 scholarship applicants will be notified by email by December 1, 2017.
- All 2018-19 academic year scholarship applicants will be notified by email by March 31, 2018.