National Italian American Foundation
Goes By: NIAF
Awards scholarships to Italian American students who demonstrate potential and high academic achievements; or students from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field.
For the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be considered “Italian American,” the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy. Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship monies not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years.
Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$12,000.
|Year(s) of Application||Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law|
Minimum Grade Point Average
|US Citizen, Permanent Resident|
|Campus Nomination Required||No|
|Year of Study Funded||Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled, Masters, Doctoral, Postdoctoral, Professional Degree: Health Sciences, Professional Degree: Business, Professional Degree: Law|
|Areas of Interest:||Study Abroad, Language Study, Heritage|
Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.
National Italian American Foundation Electronic Deadline
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:59 p.m. EST
Last updated: October 16, 2017