Are you a student of Italian descent with dreams of pursuing higher education in the United States? If so, the Sons of Italy Foundation has an exciting opportunity for you! Founded in 1905 as a mutual aid society for early Italian immigrants, the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF) is now offering 10 to 12 merit-based scholarships through its National Leadership Grants program.
- University or Organization: Sons of Italy Foundation
- Course Level: Undergraduate or graduate
- Award: Scholarships range from $4,000 to $25,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: 10 to 12 scholarships available
- Nationality: Students of Italian descent (at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent)
- The award can be taken in the USA
Eligibility: To be eligible for the Sons of Italy Foundation scholarships, you must meet the following criteria:
- Students of Italian descent with at least one Italian or Italian-American grandparent
- Enrolled in an accredited four-year academic institution for the fall term of 2023, either in an undergraduate or graduate program
- Previous SIF scholarship winners are not eligible
- U.S. citizens and Green Card Holders
How to Apply: If you meet the eligibility criteria and are interested in applying, follow these steps:
- Complete and submit the registration form online.
- Prepare the necessary supporting documents, including transcripts stamped by the institution for the December 2020 term.
- Pay a non-refundable processing fee of $35 with each scholarship application, which also grants you a one-year At-Large Membership to OSDIA, with all its benefits.
Please note that additional eligibility requirements may apply to specific scholarships.
The Sons of Italy Foundation® (SIF) will award 10 to 12 scholarships through its National Leadership Grants program. The scholarship amounts range from $4,000 to $25,000, providing financial support to students of Italian descent pursuing their academic dreams.
Make sure to mark your calendars! The application deadline for the Sons of Italy Foundation scholarships is February 28, 2023.
Whether you’re pursuing an undergraduate or graduate course, this opportunity can pave the way for your academic success. Embrace your Italian heritage and make a difference in your educational journey by applying for these prestigious scholarships. Don’t miss the chance to advance your civilization, habits, vocabulary, and the heritage of your ancestors through these scholarships while contributing to the U.S. and the world.