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NIAF Scholarships

Scholarship Description

The National Italian American Foundation has a $1,000,000 education budget.  They will award scholarships to outstanding students in the spring 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.  Category I: Italian American students who have outstanding potential and high academic achievements.  Area of study: open.  Category II: Those students form any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field who have outstanding potential, and high academic achievements.  To be considered for a NIAF scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:  * Be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education for the   upcoming fall semester;  * Have a grade point average of at least 3.25 (or the equivalent);  * Be a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien;  * Fit into one of the two scholarship categories;  * For the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be Italian   American the student must have at least one person in his/her   ancestry who has immigrated form Italy.  ** No immediate family members of the NIAF Board of Directors, Regional Vice-Presidents, Area Coordinators, or Staff are eligible for NIAF Scholarships.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, College 5th Year, 1st Year Grad, 2nd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Varies

Min Award: 5000

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-04-30

Website: http://www.niaf.org/Scholarships

Sponsoring Organization National Italian American Foundation
1860 19th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009

Contact Person: NIAF Scholarship Program

Phone: 202-387-0600

Fax: 202-387-0800

Web: http://www.niaf.org/Scholarships

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