Italian American Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

July 31

Friday
Awarded By:

Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must enroll full time at an accredited four-year college or university.
  3. Must be a resident of one of the following Illinois counties: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will.
  4. Must be of Italian ancestry. At least one parent must be of Italian ancestry.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or 4.5 or higher on a 5.0 scale.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  7. Must be a high school senior or older at time of application. The applicant must be between the last year of high school and the last year of a fully accredited four-year college or university.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available to students of Italian ancestry who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, and who are residents of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry or Will counties in Illinois.

Application requirements for the Italian American Chamber of Commerce Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Official Transcript
  • Black and White Photo
Additional Information: Scholarships are available to both members and non-members of the chamber. All scholarship applications are reviewed by the Italian American Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Committee. Guidelines for selection are available online. Winners will be notified by Sept. 30. Decisions as rendered by the scholarship committee are considered final.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, July 31, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, July 31, 2020

Applications are available on the Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest website. In addition to a completed application, the applicant must submit the following: a letter including a biographical account of himself/herself, explanation of Italian ancestry, and his/her reasons for wanting the scholarship and to what purpose he/she plans to use it; two letters of recommendation, one from a teacher and one from a counseler; the most recent transcript of school credits available; and a photo in color or black and white (cannot be returned). All documents must be sent to the address provided by the deadline date.
Contact: Melissa Passalacqua
Address: 3800 W. Division St. Suite 506 Stone Park, Illinois 60611

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