Degree Seeking Scholarships and Financial Aid

External Scholarships for John Cabot University

John Cabot University has compiled a list of outside resources to help you find additional scholarships to fund your degree or study abroad experience at JCU in Rome, Italy.

Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF) Scholarships

The Columbus Citizens Foundation's College Scholarship Program was established in 1984 at the directive of past Foundation President John Loconsolo. Recipients receive a four-year scholarship that helps underwrite the cost of their college tuition. The scholarships, while generous, provide assistance towards tuition but will not cover payment for all school costs.

The scholarship application process is now open for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application deadline is Friday, February 15, 2019.

For information about the scholarships, requirements the scholarship application process, and to apply, please visit the Columbus Citizens Foundation website.

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and study abroad students in a variety of academic disciplines. Scholarships range from $2,500 - $12,000.

Each scholarship award can be applied to cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship money not used during one academic year is not transferable to the following academic year. You are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years. 

For an overview of available NIAF scholarships, eligibility requirements, and to apply, visit the NIAF website. The NIAF Scholarship application for the 2019-2020 will reopen on Friday, December 1st, 2018.

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarships

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) awards scholarships to students who are underrepresented among the US study abroad student population. Scholarship of up to $10,000 are awarded to students studying abroad for a full academic year; $5,000 for fall or spring; and prorated amounts (minimum $1,250) for summer sessions. Preference is given to students from underrepresented groups and those with financial need. 

For an overview of available FEA scholarships, eligibility requirements, and to apply, visit the Fund for Education Abroad website. The FEA Scholarships application for the 2019-2020 will reopen on Monday, November 19, 2018.

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Students interested in external funding opportunities may find these websites helpful in their search. Please note that all legitimate scholarship searches should be free of charge. If you receive an external scholarship, please send a copy of the award letter to [email protected].