NOIAW’s scholarship program is open to female undergraduate or graduate students, currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited US academic institution. Undergraduate students must be enrolled at a four-year college or university. High school students are not eligible to apply. Applicants must have at least one parent...

Eduitalia, an Association of 113 qualified Schools, Academies and Universities that offer courses for foreign students in Italy, is proud to support the Embassy of Italy in Washington D.C., in its important initiative to promote Italian language and culture within the United States. The grants will allow winners to live an unforgettable study exper...

The Sons and Daughters of Italy, Primo Italiano Lodge 2800, Washington, is offering a $2,500 scholarship. The competition is open to seniors of the class of 2022 from McGuffey, Trinity and Washington, and any senior at Faith Christian School whose home school is one of the above. Children of active lodge members are also eligible, no matter what sc...

One of Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association's signature opportunities for members is their Scholarship Program. Scholarships are awarded to study at the University for Foreigners (Università per Stranieri), the oldest and most prestigious Italian institution engaged in teaching Italian language and culture, located in the heart of historic Perug...

VIA welcomed 18 students for two intensive days of tastings and masterclasses. With the support and patronage of ITA - Italian Trade Agency, the students tasted 38 wines under the guidance of VIA Faculty member Henry Davar, IWE. On Sunday the students submitted required video projects and faced the challenging 2.5-hour exam, composed of 2 blind tas...

Italy has wonderful representatives in the United States who tell its story, exalt its culture and language, narrate its traditions and innovations, its places and its beauties. To see them from Italy, where we are always ready to describe only our worst things, is exciting. One of the most competent people I have met in this field is also a person...

Study abroad programs provide students with the opportunity to work toward their degrees, usually for a semester at a time, in another country through their “home” university. While COVID-19 made travel difficult, study abroad programs through UNC Asheville have resumed. According to the UNCA Study Abroad Office, such programs provide experiences t...

The announcement appears on a regular basis (annually at the very least) in the NY Times and is to include Italian Americans, a group designated a “protected class” back in 1976. It appeared this Sunday (February 27, 2022) in the section, “Sunday Review,” page 6: “In 1976, CUNY’s Chancellor expanded these classes to include Italian Americans.” The...

The Italian Embassy in Washington hosted the first semi-annual meeting in 2022 of the National Observatory of the Italian Language, a steering and orientation body for the promotion of the Italian language and culture in the United States. The meeting was attended by about sixty members of the Observatory, including the Deputy Secretary General of...

As part of a study on how different cultures impact their daily lives, students in the fourth grade at Independence Leadership academy have been exploring the Sicilian roots that still run deeply in a number of communities in Central Tangipahoa Parish and especially Independence, which at one time had earned the unofficial title of “Little Italy.”...