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NIAF General Scholarship Application Now Open


The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is proud to announce that the application for the 2020-2021 NIAF Scholarship Program is now open! The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) awards scholarships to 60-70 outstanding students in a variety of academic disciplines for use during the following academic year. Scholarships range from $2,500 – $12,000.

Eligible applicants must be dues paying members of NIAF or have a parent, grandparent or guardian with an active membership. They must also be enrolled full time in a US based college or university for the Fall 2020 semester. Scholarship checks will be disbursed for the Fall 2020 semester and can only cover tuition and university-provided room and board.

The application is online at Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants are also required to upload a PDF of their transcripts, a resume and request a written recommendation from a teacher, school official, or a political or community leader.

Deadline for all application materials is
Sunday, March 1, 2020 (11:59 p.m. EST)

Applicants will be notified via email on
Monday, May 4, 2020