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Competition Details

National Italian American Foundation


Goes By: NIAF
Fellowship Website

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.


Award Value

Scholarship awards range from $2,500-$12,000.


Eligibility Requirements

Requirements Details
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

3.5

Citizenship

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
Academic Areas:
Areas of Interest: Study Abroad, Language Study, Heritage
Language Funding No
Location

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.



Deadlines

National Italian American Foundation Electronic Deadline
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:59 p.m. EST


Last updated: October 16, 2017