The Sons of Italy of Norwalk will hold its annual Marconi Scholarship Dinner at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Chatham Manor. The scholarship fund was established in 1965 for deserving high school graduates of Italian descent pursuing four year degree programs.   This year's recipients are David Newsom and Jessica Somma who will receive $4,0...

The John R. Mott Scholarship Foundation of Washington, D.C., dedicated to the education of the children of Calabria, Italy, held its annual award ceremony and reception on June 19, at the Principessa Hotel in Campora San Giovani, Cosenza, Italy.   At the ceremony, 148 academic scholarships have been awarded to students from the Region of Cal...

Assemblyman Chad A. Lupinacci (R,C,I-South Huntington) recently welcomed the 2016 Senator John J. Marchi Memorial Scholarship for Athletic Achievement recipient, Rose Marie Pedretti, to Albany to be honored by the Italian-American Legislators Conference. Pedretti, a resident of Huntington and a student at Walt Whitman High School, was one of four s...

The Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C. and Eduitalia, an association of 80 qualified schools and universities that offer courses for foreign students in Italy, have partnered to offer 21 scholarships aimed to promote Italian language and culture in the U.S..   The grants will allow winners to live an unforgettable study experience in Italy....

The Illinois Order Sons of Italy Foundation is accepting applications for $1,000 college scholarships. Graduating high school seniors who are fully or partially of Italian ancestry can apply. Applicants will be selected based on financial need, scholastic achievements, high school activities showing character and leadership, a personal essay a...

As the school year draws to a close and many of us begin to think about summer vacation, I write to ask for your support of the Sons of Italy Foundation's (SIF) scholarship program. I'm confident that, after reading the rest of this email, you will feel compelled to help in whatever way you can.   You see, last week nearly 900 people -- many...

IASA MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP ($1000) IASA awards this annual fellowship to the author of the year's outstanding Ph.D. dissertation or MA thesis proposal in Italian American studies. We welcome all approaches to the field of study.   ELIGIBILITY: Graduate students in any discipline whose work focuses on Italian American culture are eligible and...

Corona D'ltalia Lodge No. 807 held its annual mother-daughter and scholarship dinner on May 14 at the Wolverine Restaurant. Members and guests were greeted and registered by Louise Vitullo, treasurer, and her daughters, members Patti Kuhn and Maura Greco. Trustee, Marlene "Pudue" La Cava arranged the seating for the honorees, members and gues...

His road to success is taking him from the Bronx to Oxford University.Harvard University senior Paolo Singer, 22, who hails from the Boogie Down, is among 32 American students to win prestigious Rhodes scholarships to study at Oxford, officials said Sunday. He heads to England next year. "When they read my name, I was pretty stunned," Singer...

The Quad-City Italian-American Society will award a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who is enrolled in a college or university in the fall after graduation.   High school seniors with at least one Italian ancestor are eligible to apply, according to a news release. The winner will be selected based on grade point average and two r...