JCCIA John Fischetti Scholarship

Award Amount
$2,000
Awards Available
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Deadline
May 1, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • John Fischetti was a Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist whose work for many years graced the pages of the New York Herald Tribune, the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times. He was also a man whose enthusiasm for life and generosity of spirit won him many friends.

    Eligibility:
    -Must be male students of full Italian ancestry or who are 50% Italian ancestry
    -Must be either an undergraduate in journalism or communication or a college student who has been accepted into college with the intent of establishing a major in journalism or media communications
    -Must be a resident of the Chicago Metropolitan area

    All applicants must submit a typewritten essay of 500 words on any of the following topics:
    1. What does being an Italian American mean to you?
    2. How do you feel about the way Italian-Americans are portrayed in movies and television?
    3. What contribution have Italians (ancient or modern) made to the world?
    4. What contributions have Italian Americans made to the United States?

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Jo An Serpico
  • 3800 W Division Street
  • Stone Park, IL 60165
  • jcc@jccia.com
  • 708-450-9050

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