The Columbus Citizens Foundation awards scholarships annually to Italian American Students who exemplify the values and determination of Dr. Fauci. The scholarship supports Italian Americans with great academic prowess seeking financial aid at the graduate level in medical and public health fields of study. To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must: have at least a 3.5 GPA or an 88%; be of at least 25% Italian heritage; and be an incoming first year medical school student.
Applicants must provide: their own and/or their parent's most recent Federal Tax Return documents (consideration is given for applicants with demonstrated financial need); three letters of recommendation from a professional and/or academic contact; and the most recent, or current, semester’s report card or transcript. Applications open in the fall and run until the due date. The amounts vary per award; however, the most common scholarship awards we give out are $5,000 or $6,250 a year.