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National Italian American Foundation Scholarship

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
National Italian American Foundation Scholarship is open to outstanding students who are Italian American and to students of any ethnic background planning to major or minor in the Italian language, Italian studies, or Italian American studies.

The scholarships are based on academic merit. Qualifying students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or above, be U.S. citizens, and enroll in an accredited college or university. The scholarship covers tuition, room and board.

Eligible students include undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, dental, and legal students. Students considered to be Italian American must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy.

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) was formed in 1975 in Washington, D.C. and is a non-profit organization that supports the culture and heritage of Italian Americans. Other educational and youth programs funded by NIAF include grants, heritage travel, and mentoring.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,000 - $12,000 .

For more details, visit www.niaf.org/scholarships/