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National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarships

NIAF logo will award scholarships to outstanding students!


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.

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