|To:||Stormfront and Torch|
Technical Assistant, Student Financial Services
|Date:||December 13, 2007|
|Re:||Columbus Citizens Foundation|
The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in
New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of
Italian-American heritage and achievement. The foundation, through
a broad range of philanthropic and cultural activities, provides
opportunities for advancement to deserving Italian-American
students through various scholarship and grant programs. Since its
founding in 1929, the Foundation has organized New York City’s
Columbus Day Parade.
CCF is offering four-year scholarships to entering college
freshmen. The foundation is nearing its third decade of providing
scholarships, grants, and assistance to college, high school, and
elementary school students in need.
- Existence of Italian-American Heritage
- Financial need (income not to exceed $30,000 per household
- Academic Excellence (at least 85% or 3.0 GPA)
- Service in School or Community
- Must reside in: NY, NJ, DE, DC, MD, PA, VT, RI, ME, MA, NH OR
Applications are available on their website at http://www.columbuscitizensfd.org.
Students must complete the application in its entirety,
providing required supporting documentation, and send completed
applications to Private School Aid Service (PSAS) as instructed in
the application. The grade verification and report card must be
submitted by the student with the application package.
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure a completed
application package is received by PSAS no later than Friday,
February 1, 2008.