Italian Catholic Federation First Year Scholarship

Scholarship Description

To apply, students must achieve a total cumulative GPA (3½ years) of at least 3.2 and meet one of the following:

1) Are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois and Nevada, only where Branches of the Federation are established; or,

2) Are Roman Catholic but need not be of Italian Descent or live where Branches of the Federation are established if either Roman Catholic parent, guardian or grandparent is a member of the “Italian Catholic Federation.”

First year scholarships in the amount of $400 will be awarded to approximately 200 applicants. First year scholarship winners are eligible for second, third, and fourth year awards of $500, $600, and $1,000 respectively.

Applications will be judged and evaluated on:

Scholastic Achievement – TOTAL CUMULATIVE GPA (3½ years) and CLASS RANK
Financial Need
Leadership Role
Faculty Recommendation and Character Reference
Extracurricular Activities and Charitable Efforts
Family Membership/Activities in the I.C.F. (if applicable)

Year of Need: College Freshman,


Num Awards: Approximately 200

Min Award: 400

Max Award:

Deadline: 2022-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Italian Catholic Federation, Inc.
8393 Capwell Drive Suite #110
Oakland, CA 94621

Contact Person: Scholarship Committee

Phone: 888-423-1924 /510-633-9058

Fax: 510-633-9758