National Italian American Foundation Scholarships

Amount: $2,500-$12,000. About: The National Italian American Foundation (NAIF) awards many scholarships to students of Italian American descent. Students fill out one application for a chance to receive a wide variety of scholarships. All applicants must be enrolled in a higher education institution by the start of the upcoming academic year, meet a minimum GPA requirement of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent), be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, have at least one ancestor who has immigrated from Italy, and be an active NAIF member. (Applicants can use their parent’s or grandparent’s membership.) Applications open on December 1 each year.
Eligible Grade Levels: High School Senior, College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, Graduate Student
Eligible Majors: All majors
Residency Requirement: No residency requirement
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Deadline: March 1 (annually) Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.