Apply for a four-year college scholarship from the American Italian Cultural Society in Crest Hill. Applications open on Jan. 1, 2023, and close in May, according to Bryan Wellner, a member of the society’s scholarship committee. The American Italian Cultural Society awards two scholarships each year, Wellner said. One is $1,500 per year for four y...

The AMHS Scholarship will begin managing the Angela Lastrico Raish Scholarship at the end of 2022.  The award, named for a prominent member of the Washington area Italian American community, will be distinct from, and in addition to, the two scholarships awarded by the Society each year. Last year the AMHS received a proposal to manage this new awa...

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), and hundreds of thousands of family members located in all fifty states and the District of Columbia, the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) has awarded tens of millions of dollars in scholarships to date. Last year, students received a total of $130,000 in merit-based scholarships! Lear...

The Italy-U.S. Cultural Exchange Commission (Fulbright Commission) announced the new contest in Political Science and International Relations, in memory of Amb. Egidio Ortona, which offers graduate students enrolled in Ph.D.s in Italy the opportunity to implement research projects at a U.S. university chosen by the candidates themselves. The exchan...

Timed with the start of Italian American Heritage Month, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) launched its new Student Leadership Advisory Council (SLAC) on Saturday, October 1. The council was joined by Gianmarco Faraone, the National Team and Coaching Staff Coordinator for the Federation of Italian Baseball and Softball (FIBS). Faraone...

Florida Polytechnic University leaders have solidified an agreement with the U.S-Italy Fulbright Commission to provide educational opportunities between the University and Italy, the school said in a news release. A memorandum of understanding will allow Italian scholars to conduct research at Florida Poly and work with the University’s faculty and...

Underscoring its commitment to education, the Italian American Baseball Foundation has announced its 2022-2023 college scholarship recipients and has nearly tripled its giving from last year’s inaugural class of students. Scholarship recipients are college baseball or softball players with Italian heritage and hold a strong academic standing. Every...

The American Italian Women of Greater New Haven have been very busy planning the Scholarship Fashion Show Fundraising Luncheon and other actions. The Fundraiser was an outstanding success. We were able to give 3 Scholarships this year (2022). It was a wonderful afternoon at The Woodwinds in Branford CT. A delicious lunch was prepared by their culin...

Isabella Naddeo, a senior at Trinity High School, has won the annual scholarship from the Primo Italiano Lodge #2800 of the Sons and Daughter of Italy. The scholarship was awarded to Ms. Naddeo at the lodge meeting on May 16, 2022. Ms. Naddeo will use the $2500 scholarship this fall at Washington & Jefferson College, where she plans to major in bio...

At a recent monthly meeting, the Amerigo Vespucci Society (AVS) of Long Branch New Jersey awarded its annual academic scholarships. This year's recipients were Long Branch High School graduates Ava Calzone and Jacob Juliano. Both recipients have excelled academically. Ava will be attending Monmouth University in the Fall, pursuing law. Jacob will b...