Degree Seeking Scholarships and Financial Aid

Undergraduate External Scholarships

Columbus Citizens Foundation (CCF) Scholarship

The Columbus Citizens Foundation's College Scholarship Program awards four-year scholarship that helps underwrite the cost of tuition. The scholarship provide generous assistance towards tuition but will not cover payment for all school costs. 

This scholarship is open to you if you meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Students who are of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian)
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 (85% or B) or higher
  • Households total gross income does not exceed $25,000 per capita ($25,000 per person in the household)
  • Seniors in high school who will enter college as freshmen in Fall

To submit an application visit the Columbus Citizens Foundation website

The application deadline for the CCF Scholarship for Fall 2019 is Friday, February 15, 2019

Order of Sons and Daughters of Italy in America

Through the Sons of Italy Foundation (SIF), the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America (OSDIA) offers scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $25,000 every year.

The application deadline for the OSDIA Scholarships for Fall 2019 is Thursday, February 28, 2019

OSDIA General Study Scholarship

U.S. citizens of Italian descent enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program or a graduate program at an accredited academic institution for the Fall 2019 term are eligible to apply for the General Study Scholarship. To submit an application visit their website.

OSDIA Henry Salvatori Scholarship for General Study

U.S. citizens of Italian descent in their senior year of high school and planning to attend an undergraduate program at a four-year, accredited academic institution for the Fall 2019 are eligible to apply for the Henry Salvatori Scholarship. To submit an application visit their website.

OSDIA Italian Language Scholarship

U.S. citizens of Italian descent in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study for the Fall 2019 term, majoring or minoring in Italian language studies at an accredited academic institution. For additional information about requirements and how to submit an application visit their website.

Additional External Scholarship Opportunities

Students interested in external funding opportunities may find these websites helpful in their search. Keep in mind that all legitimate scholarship searches should be free of charge.

Secchia Scholarship Program

Learn more about further Undergraduate External Scholarships opportunities on our Secchia Scholarships page.

 
Please Note: If you receive an external scholarship, please send a copy of the award letter to [email protected]