Italian-American Society offers $1000 scholarship


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Posted Online: Feb. 01, 2013, 10:00 am
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The Society of Italian-Americans will award a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior who is enrolling in a college or university this fall.

Any high school senior with at least one Italian ancestor is eligible to apply, according to a news release. The winner will be selected based on grade point average and two required essays.

Applications are available from the Italian-American Scholarship Committee. Contact Jennifer Alongi, jennifer.alongi.richmond@gmail.com or Toni Gasper, tgasper@choosethechief.com, (309) 781-0514.

The deadline for applications is May 1.

















 



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