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This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and/or graduate students who are majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field. Students must also have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
Please note: Although the application deadline for this award has passed, we wanted you to know about this award as a possibility for next year. Often, scholarship providers offer similar scholarships each year. This award is scheduled to be updated within the next few months. Please check back for more information at a later date.
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- Awarded by:
- National Italian American Foundation
Scholarship awards range from $2,000 to $12,000 annually, non-renewable. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to re-apply in subsequent years. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. To be eligible to receive payment, a NIAF scholar must: submit a written acceptance of the scholarship award; submit letter(s) of appreciation to NIAF-designated scholarship financial contributor(s); submit a color photograph for publication; and sign a written statement pledging that upon completion of the academic year, he/she will submit a typed narrative of approximately 500 words for publication. The narrative must briefly describe the benefits of the NIAF Scholarship.
- The number of awards offered varies annually.
Online applications are available on the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) website. To obtain an application, the applicant must follow the steps listed on the website. In addition to a com... Sign up for full scholarship deadline information.