Scholarships in Italian Studies

Rome Prize Fellowship

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident for at least three years at the time of application.

National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) Scholarship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be enrolled in an United States accredited institution of higher education for the upcoming fall academic term and fit into one of the following categories: be an Italian American student who is able to demonstrate outstanding potential and high academic achievements or be from any ethnic background majoring or minoring in Italian language, Italian studies, Italian American studies or a related field, demonstrating outstanding potential and high academic achievements. Selection is based upon academic performance, field of study, career objectives, and the potential, commitment, and abilities. All applications must be submitted online.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Luigi and Anita Traverso Italian Studies Major Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and a minimum 3.2 GPA in Italian courses. Applicant must be in good academic standing and must have spent an academic year studying abroad.

Luigi and Anita Traverso Italian Studies Minor Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and a minimum 3.2 GPA in minor courses.

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Award: -, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be a resident of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Wisconsin, or North Dakota. Minimum 3.4 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 25) required. Applicant must be majoring in one of the majors listed on sponsor's application page.

ItaliaRail Study Abroad in Italy Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 31

Applicant must be a sophomore or junior college student at an accredited college/university that has been accepted and confirmed to participate in an Italy study abroad program. Minimum 3.25 GPA, financial need, and 500 word essay required.

DAAD/AICGS Research Fellowship Program

Award: $4,725, Deadline: February 28; August 31

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and hold U.S. or German citizenship. The grant provides a research stay of two months at AICGS.