The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) annually awards scholarships to outstanding students in the summer for use during the following academic year. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit and divided between two groups of students.
-Be a member of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member of NIAF
-Be enrolled in a US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall
-At least a 3.5 GPA (Students that are a part of a pass/fail system are eligible)
-Be a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien
-Be “Italian American” (have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy)
-No immediate family members of the NIAF Board of Directors, Regional Vice-Presidents, Area Coordinators or staff are eligible for NIAF scholarships.
Each scholarship award can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of scholarship support. Scholarship applicants and winners can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years.
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.