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The Dr. Charles Krauthammer
Memorial Scholarship Program
at Fox News


"We are proud to honor Charles, his legacy, impact and countless contributions with a new scholarship program enabling the next generation of thought leaders the opportunity and education they need to reach their dreams."

—Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News

2022 Scholarship Winners Announced

May 5, 2022

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Watch: Scholarship awards announced in memory of Charles Krauthammer

Bret Baier honors the legacy of Charles Krauthammer by announcing this year’s scholarship winners on ‘Special Report.’

"Robyn and Daniel Krauthammer congratulate those awarded these scholarships in Charles’s name. May your studies be undertaken with both seriousness and joy to find the life’s work you were meant to do, with full  heart and soul, as Charles did."

FOX News Media announced the winners of the third annual Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship.


This year’s scholarships have been awarded to Emmett Gaffney, son of Vice President of Documentary Programming Brian Gaffney, and Grace LeCroy, the daughter of FOX News Assignment Desk Manager Lillian LeCroy and FOX News Edge photojournalist Phil LeCroy....

"We are pleased to continue the tradition of honoring Charles Krauthammer’s extraordinary and celebrated career," FOX News Media CEO Suzanne Scott said. "Emmett and Grace are exceptional students whose many talents extend beyond the classroom. It is our hope that Charles’ brilliant intellect, integrity and courage will serve as an inspiration for them throughout their next endeavors in higher education. Congratulations to Emmett, Grace, and their families."

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Watch: Remembering the lasting echoes of Charles Krauthammer

Daniel Krauthammer remembers the legacy of his father on 'Special Report.'

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Established by FOX News Media in 2018, the Dr. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship awards eligible children of network employees a monetary stipend per college year for a maximum of four years. All aspects of the program, including the selection of winners and the administration of their awards, are conducted through the National Merit Scholarship Program by the independent, not-for-profit National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

“FOX News Media names Emmett Gaffney, Grace LeCroy recipients of third annual Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship,”, May 5, 2022

About the Scholarship

The memorial scholarship, in honor of longtime Fox News contributor Charles Krauthammer, is awarded to the children of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network employees.


The scholarship is awarded to U.S. high school juniors planning to enter college. Winners are selected ​on a competitive basis regardless of family financial circumstances, gender, race, ethnicity or religion. The scholarship is a partnership of Fox News and National Merit Scholarship Program.

“Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship established for 'next generation of thought leaders’” Fox News, September 13, 2018

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