For the third year in a row, in conjunction with UNC Charlotte, the search for the next recipient of the Italian Language Scholarship will soon begin! Applicants must be UNC Charlotte students who are currently enrolled in (or have successfully completed) Italian 1201. Majors in business, engineering, or architecture are preferred, as are Italian m...

The Italian-American Festival Foundation Inc. of Stark County has announced it will award $8,000 in college scholarships for the 2019 academic year. This is the 33rd consecutive year the foundation has awarded scholarships totaling $256,000 to Stark County graduates. Applicants must be of Italian-American heritage and a graduate from a Stark County...

Scholarships toward studying abroad in Florence (application process is now open until 5 p.m. on April 19, 2019). The County of Santa Clara/Florence, Italy Sister County Commission established an annual scholarship award for Santa Clara County residents who have been accepted in a university-certified study abroad program in Florence, Italy and who...

Senator Joseph Griffo is once again encouraging area high school seniors and current college students in his district to apply for the 2019 New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Academic and Athletic Scholarships. Griffo says this year, the Conference is awarding two academic and two athletic scholarships, each in the amount of...

The Italian-American Festival Foundation of Stark County will award $8,000 in scholarships for the 2019 academic year. Applicants must be 2019 May or June graduates from a Stark County High School and of Italian-American heritage. Scholarships are awarded based on need, scholastic ability, extracurricular involvement and character. Winners will be...

The Little Italy Lodge OSIA #2286 Foundation, Inc. will be awarding educational scholarships totaling $12,000 (two for $4,000; two for $2,000) for the 2019-2020 academic year. Awards assist individuals of Italian descent in furthering their education. Eligible Little Italy Lodge members, their spouses, and specific family members may apply. Applica...

Jacopo Gliozzi is an exemplar of the term “scholar-athlete.” Actually, “scientist-athlete” would be more accurate. Gliozzi became interested in William & Mary because of its men’s gymnastic team. He ended up mastering not only the pommel horse, but also a rigorous math-physics double major with a perfect 4.0 GPA — capped by induction into Phi Beta...

Community leaders turned out in force on Dec. 13 at Venuti’s in Addison to ring in the holidays and oversee the changing of the guard at the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans. Outgoing president Enza Raineri passed the gavel to Sergio Giangrande at a festive event filled with camaraderie, acknowledgements and honors. Cook County Circuit Co...

Last year, Bloomfield College Professor of Finance, Dr. Anita Pasmantier, was named a Fulbright Scholar, joining the ranks of distinguished Fulbright alumni, some of whom have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. “I am honor...

The National Organization of Italian American Women is accepting applications for its annual Scholarship Program, which provides financial awards annually to highly qualified Italian American women enrolled in college and graduate school. Preferential consideration is given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence in fields of study of Italia...