Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced this week that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is now accepting applications for four $2,000 scholarships to be awarded June 9th at their Annual Legislative Conference Day.   "The cost of attending college is increasing every year, every opportunity must be made by Brooklyn stude...

The Italian American Cultural Club of Lehigh Valley honored the two recipients of the 2014 IACCLV scholarships recently. Rebecca Nathanson and Janessa Scherrman each received $500 and a certificate of recognition.   Rebecca, a graduate of Easton Area High School, received the Carol DiBiagio Memorial Scholarship, which is given in memory of...

Alexa Castelluccio of Astoria, N.Y., who attends St. Francis College in Brooklyn, N.Y., will receive the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Michael Gargiulo Scholarship in Broadcasting and Communications. NIAF Board of Director Nicholas R. Caiazzo will present the scholarship to Castelluccio during the Foundation's New York Golf Kick-...

The annual upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is one of the biggest events of the year in the Ohio Valley. But aside from honoring Italian history and providing authentic cuisine, it also provides for a number of scholarships for area students.   On Tuesday night at West Virginia Northern Community College, 15 students who have rece...

The prestigious Foreigners University of Perugia, in collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Italian Embassy in Washington DC is offering 50 scholarships in celebration of the 2013 Year of Italian Culture in the US.   Twenty-five scholarships are offered to American high school AP Italian students, while the other...

The Greater Baton Rouge American Association is dedicated to the importance of the pursuit of education, and for this reason it wishes to help an outstanding student attend a college or university.   The Greater Baton Rouge American Italian Association is pleased to announce that it will be offering two scholarship this year (2013) for stude...

Recently, the Blauvelt Sons of Italy hosted a dinner to welcome several new members into the organization. The group also honored two Rockland County students with scholarships for their commitment and dedication to learning the language of Italian.   Catlin Hartnett and Greg DeCola, both of Tappan Zee High School, received scholarships for...

The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) in New York, is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded by Italian scientist Umberto Veronesi to support cancer research and control.   Each year, through our International, Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship Program, we are proud to fund the research projects of about 20 young Italian scientists...

The Chicagoland Italian American Charitable Organization one-upped itself at this year's Honor & Hope Gala, bestowing 20 scholarships at $2,500 each, plus an additional $35,000 in grants to two military veterans and three families with medical hardships, for a grand total of $85,000.   Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, who was mad...

Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci (R,C,WF,I-Huntington Station) is encouraging local high school seniors to apply for the Conference of Italian-American State Legislators' Scholarship program. The conference offers four scholarships, each in the amount of $2,000 to support students who excel both in the classroom and in athletic competition.   This...