About the Scholarship
The Italian-American Chamber of Commerce Scholarship opportunity to full-time students, residents of the State of Illinois, of Italian ancestry. The student who is between the last year of high school and the last year of a fully accredited 4 year college or university, will obtain this benefit. A student must have a good moral character and scholastic achievement and must maintain the minimum GPA as specified by the official website.
How to Apply?
In order to apply for this scholarship award, an applicant must complete an online application.
A letter including a biographical account of themselves, an explanation of their Italian ancestry and their reason for wanting the scholarship and to what purpose they plan to use it.
A student must give two letters of recommendation, one must be from a teacher and another from their counselor.
Also, he/she is required to provide the most recent transcript of school credits available.
Award Amount and Deadline:
The scholarship award amount is $1000 given to any number of eligible applicants.
The scholarship deadline is fixed on July 31st, 2019.
The applicant must be a resident of the State of Illinois.
The applicant must have at least one parent with an Italian ancestry.
The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited four-year university or college as a full-time student between the last year of high school and last year of college.
The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale / 4.5 on a 5.0 point scale.