Attenzione! Apply For NIAF Scholarships.
Students interested in applying for one of NIAF’s scholarships for the 2011-2012 academic year should circle March 4th on their calendars. That’s the deadline.
More than 100 NIAF scholarships are available ranging from $2,000 to $15,000 each in the humanities, medicine, engineering, business, music, Italian language and culture, and other specialized fields. Last year, scholarship to students in the United States averaged more than $3,000 and NIAF’s 2010 scholarships and cultural grants totaled more than $1 million.
Applicants must be of Italian descent, with at least one ancestor who has emigrated from Italy, or be a student of any ethnic background whose major or minor is the Italian language, Italian studies, Italian-American studies or a related field. NIAF scholarship recipients are selected on academic merit.
Apply online for a 2011-2012 NIAF scholarship at http://www.niaf.org/scholarships.