National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarship

Who Is Eligible:

Italian American students


Students from any ethnic background majoring in Italian language or Italian American studies with outstanding potential and high academic achievements.


Be a member of NIAF or have a parent or guardian who is a member of NIAF. 

Be enrolled in an US accredited institution of higher education for the Fall 2015.

Have a grade-point average of at least 3.5 out of 4.0 (or the equivalent).

Be a United States citizen or a permanent resident alien.

Fit into one of the two NIAF scholarship categories.

For the purposes of the NIAF Scholarship Program, to be “Italian American” the student must have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy.

Deadline: 04/30/2018 Based on last year's deadline
Amount: $2,000- $12,000
How to apply:

In an effort to better serve the ever-changing needs of the Italian American community, NIAF has undertaken the long-term restructuring of our Grants Program. Please check back,National Italian American Foundation, in the future for new Grants and Scholarships Program.