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 and Photojournalism students.

Deadlines to Apply:

  • Scholarship for J-term/Spring 2019 Only (Undergraduate and Graduate Students): December 3, 2018
  • Scholarship for 2019-20 Academic Year (Undergraduate and Graduate Students): Deadline has been extended to February 18, 2019

 

The John Fischetti Scholarship is open to:

  • Full- or part-time undergraduate and graduate Journalism and Photojournalism students
  • Undergraduate students who began college at Columbia College Chicago must have completed at least 2 semesters at the time of application
  • Transfer students must have completed at least 1 semester at Columbia at the time of application
  • 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 
Scholarship based on:
  • Academic merit
  • Service in student's specialty (i.e. internships, contributions to student publications/media)
Scholarship amount:
  • Maximum of $5,000 

Notification of the award

  • All J-term/Spring 2019 scholarship applicants will be notified by email in December 2018.
  • All 2019-20 academic year scholarship applicants will be notified by email in March 2019.

Questions?

Contact: Communication Department - 312-369-8900 or scholarships@colum.edu

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