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College Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
8 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Italian descent. They must be rising undergraduate freshmen who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. They must have a household gross per capita income of no more than $20,000 per year. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, application fee, supporting materials and an interview are required.
Website: http://www.columbuscitizensfd.org

Elementary School Grant Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
8 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Italian heritage. They must be students who are entering kindergarten through grade 8. Their household gross per capita income cannot exceed $20,000 per year. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, application fee, supporting materials and an interview are required.
Website: http://www.columbuscitizensfd.org

High School Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
8 East 69th Street
New York, NY 10021
Eligibility: Applicants must be of Italian descent. They must be entering ninth grade students who have at least a B+ grade average. They must have a household gross per capita income of no more than $20,000 per year. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, application fee, supporting materials and an interview are required.
Website: http://www.columbuscitizensfd.org

National Italian American Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: National Italian American Foundation
1860 19th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
Eligibility: Applicants must be Italian American students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement and must either be a member or child of a member. Applicants must also plan to be or currently be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education, have a minimum 3.5 GPA and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Amount: $2,500-$12,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://www.niaf.org/programs/scholarships-overview/

National Leadership Grant
Sponsor: Order Sons of Italy in America (OSIA)
219 E Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a four-year university and of Italian descent. Students must submit official transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendation and an essay. Awards are given based on academic merit. There is a non-refundable $30 processing fee.

Amount: $4,000-$25,000
Deadline: February 28
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.osia.org

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California College Scholarship
Sponsor: Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California
Attention: Scholarship Commission
5051 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94112-3473
Eligibility: Applicants must be of at least partial Italian ancestry and be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.osiaca.org/

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Collegiate Italian Language Study Grant
Sponsor: Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California
Attention: Scholarship Commission
5051 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94112-3473
Eligibility: Applicants must be of at least partial Italian ancestry and be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school and be attending college in Italy. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript, verification the applicant will be attending classes in Italy and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.osiaca.org/

Sons of Italy Grand Lodge of California Italian Language Study Grant
Sponsor: Order Sons of Italy in America, Grand Lodge of California
Attention: Scholarship Commission
5051 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94112-3473
Eligibility: Applicants must be of at least partial Italian ancestry and be enrolled at a college or trade school for the upcoming fall semester. Applicants must also have finished a foreign language course in high school. Selection is based upon academic performance, leadership activities, financial need, essay detailing Italian ancestry, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, personal statement, SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA, record of activities, transcript and two letters of recommendation are required.
Website: http://www.osiaca.org/

Sons of Italy Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation of North Central Washington
9 S. Wenatchee Avenue
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Eligibility: Applicants or legal family members must have 1/4 or more Italian ancestry. Students must attend school full-time and demonstrate financial need. Graduating seniors must be accepted to a certified trade school, 2-year college or 4-year college or university.

Amount: $600
Deadline: February 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfncw.org