Columbus Guarini Scholarship

The Honorable Frank Guarini, former CCF Board Member and Chair of John Cabot University's Board of Trustees, made a generous donation to the Columbus Citizens Foundation from which John Cabot University students may be awarded scholarships.



  • Be a study abroad student planning to attend John Cabot University for 1 semester or 2 consecutive semesters
  • Be a United States Citizen/Resident of same status
  • Be at least 25% Italian descent
  • Maintain at least an 88% or 3.5 overall academic average
  • Demonstrate financial need. Total annual family income cannot exceed $200,000.


Students interested in receiving the Columbus Guarini Scholarship must submit an application online and the required supporting documents to the Columbus Citizens Foundation as instructed in the application. A committee reviews and evaluates the applications and will select semi-finalists for a mandatory interview.

Approximately one month after interviews, applicants will be notified by email of the committee’s decisions for scholarship finalists.

The deadline to apply is July 1, 2021

CCF Guarini Study Abroad Scholarship Application