Columbus Citizens Foundation to award a $25,000 Annual Scholarship to Italian American Students Who Exemplify the Values and Determination of Dr. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF) is proud to announce a new scholarship to support Italian Americans with great academic prowess seeking financial aid at the graduate level in medical and public health fields of study. The scholarship will be awarded annually, recipients will be chosen by a qualified standing committee and the scholarship is to be awarded in the name of Dr. Anthony S. Fauci.

Dr. Fauci will be an honored guest at the Foundation’s 2020 Virtual Gala on Saturday, October 10, and will be featured in the Columbus Day special that will air on WABC-7, Monday, October 12 at 12:30 PM ET. Dr. Fauci will also be honored formally with the Columbus Citizens Foundation’s Humanitarian Award in October 2021, when an in-person Gala event can be held.  Tickets to CCF’s 2020 Virtual Gala can be purchased at

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