Women’s Italian American Civic League will be rewarding 2 scholarships of $1,500.00 each. The deadline for the application is February 12, 2014.
Eligibility: An applicant must be of Italian ancestry and a 2014 high school graduate.
Criteria: The scholarship is awarded based on American Test (ACT) or Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) college entrance exams (40%), exceptional high school ability (40%) extracurricular (school, church, community service work related) involvement (20%). To be considered for this scholarship, the applicant must be admitted as a matriculated degree student by the applicant’s chosen institute of higher education.
1. Completed application form
2. Official transcript with a copy of ACT or SAT scores.
3. Outline of extracurricular activities.
4. Summary of future educational goals and why you are the best candidate for this scholarship.
5. A personal essay (maximum 300 words) describing:
a. Applicants Italian ancestry
b. How this ancestry has influenced your life.
Award: The scholarship will be paid directly to the successful candidate.
Other Conditions: Upon scholarship acceptance the recipient is required to submit a photograph and short biography. Both items will be published in the All State Italian Day Book. Scholarships are awarded by both the Men’s and Women’s Italian-American Civic League’s. You are encouraged to apply for each chapter’s scholarship. However, one recipient MAY NOT receive both scholarships. The Scholarship Awards Committee selects the recipient.