After the success of the Maria Manetti Shrem Grants 2016, the Commission for Language and Culture of COMITES is happy to announce the opening of the call for 2017. Students who take the AP Italian Exam 2017 and score 3 or higher will be awarded with prizes from 50 to 100$. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity of Lady Maria Manetti S...

East Carolina’s latest record breaker for track and field in the 800-meter, sophomore Stefano Migliorati, has had a different transition into being a college athlete than most others. Migliorati hails from Calvisaro, Italy, and arrived in the United States two years ago to go to an American university. His transition has been hard particularly beca...

A mechanical engineer turned celebrity chef is connecting the Southeast – including Aiken – to Italian cuisine through a unique partnership among local friends. Riccardo Manieri has been commissioned for the fourth year to prepare a menu he created especially for the annual Partners in Friendship dinner Saturday, Feb. 18. Manieri hails from Orvieto...

The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2017 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

Massimo Bonavita Memorial Scholarship 2017. In honor of our co-founder, Massimo Bonavita, and in keeping with our mission to promote Italian language and culture, the Italian Cultural Center will offer a scholarship designed for students majoring/minoring in Italian. Specifically created for Minnesota residents/students in partnership with the Univ...

The Society of Italian-Americans is accepting applications for a $1,000 scholarship given to a high school senior enrolling in a college or university in the fall following high school graduation.  Any high school senior with at least one Italian ancestor is eligible to apply.  A winner will be selected based on GPA and two required essays.  Applic...

Members of Corona d'Italia Lodge 807 is ready to accept applications for its annual scholarship. Group members discussed the application forms at its meeting Jan. 11 at Pizza Joe's. The lodge annually issues two $500 scholarships to a child or grandchild of active members of Corona d'Italia or Sons of Italy 608. Applications will be available at th...

2017 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - The La Famiglia Scholarship Program will award four academic scholarships totaling $12,000 [two $4,000 and two $2,000] for the 2017-2018 school year. This program benefits Little Italy Lodge members and their families who desire to continue their education at an accredited college or university. Applications are soon avail...

The Italian-American Festival Foundation Inc. of Stark County will award $8,000 in college scholarships for the 2017 academic year. Applicants must be of Italian American heritage and a 2017 graduate of a Stark County high school. Scholarships are awarded on a basis of need, scholastic ability, extra-curricular involvement and character. Scholarshi...

Rockaway Township UNICO  will offer two $750 scholarships to residents of the township and Rockaway Borough. The UNICO National Organization has a mission of promoting both Italian heritage and education. This local service organization plans to reward two $750 dollar scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to attend an accredited institution...