Scholarships open to specific ethnicities, nationalities, or ancestries.
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
Closing Date: February 7
Description: Scholarship is open to elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian). Applicant must have financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA (for high school and college students).
Sponsor: First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association (FCSLA)
Closing Date: February 25
Description: Scholarship is open to members in good standing with the Association for at least three years prior to date of application. Applicant must also have a policy with the organization in his or her own name. Scholarships are open to students in grades 1-12, as well as college and graduate students. Award must be used towards tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2020 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.
Sponsor: Alpha Omega Council
Closing Date: March 1
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in journalism or communications. Applicant must be of Greek-American descent, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: March 15
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.
Closing Date: April 15
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.