The annual Sports Night at the Italian-American Civic Association has hosted some heavy hitters as guest speakers over the years, such as Syracuse University basketball coach Jim Boeheim; Bobby Valentine and Tommy John of Major League Baseball fame and Hall of Fame boxer Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini. But for this year’s Sports Night on Wednesday, June 2...

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO recently announced the winners of its two annual scholarship competitions. Seniors Ashley DeFrancesco (Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School) and Michael Minniti (Union Catholic High School) received the SP-F UNICO Brian Piccolo Scholarship - named after former NFL player Brian Piccolo, who in 1970 died of can...

ISSNAF, the Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation, annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their fields of research. -   RnB4CULTURE AWARD FOR...

The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is offering grants to international students and Italian citizens living abroad for the 2022/23 academic year. According to the ministry, grants aim to strengthen international cooperation in cultural, scientific, and technological fields, promote the Italian language and culture...

Last week at the West Orange High School Awards Night, the Orange/WestOrange Unico Chapter awarded eighteen (18) scholarships totaling $25,500 to West Orange High School seniors. Scholarship Chair Frank V Gonnella awarded scholarships to seniors in the areas of general academic excellence, science, engineering, culinary, music, business, VEI, the t...

The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan (IACCM) proudly announced the results of its 2022 scholarship competition at its monthly meeting on June 1 at the San Marino Club. The Honorable Joseph Toia, Macomb County Circuit Court, has been chairman of the IACCM Scholarship Committee for the past twenty years and once again presided over th...

Rocco B. Commisso (’71SEAS, ’75BUS), the founder, chairman, and CEO of Mediacom Communications and president of Florence, Italy based football club ACF Fiorentina, and his wife Catherine Commisso have generously donated one of the largest gifts to date designated for undergraduate scholarship support to the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and A...

Dear Members & Friends, The Filitalia International & Foundation is happy to announce that we are receiving applications for the 2022 Scholarship awards. The majority of scholarships are available for Filitalia chapter members only, but some specific scholarships are also for non-members. Please pass on the information attached to your fellow membe...

The Ulster County Italian American Foundation (UCIAF) has announced the 2022 recipients of its annual educational and community grants. Anna Brett, the Educational Awards Chairperson, and her committee selected the following winners for the annual $1000 award: Ashley Altieri — Saugerties High School, Paige Bell — Kingston High School,  Katerina Cal...

The Italian American Cultural and Heritage Society of Washington County awarded eight scholarships to graduating high school seniors. With this year’s awards, since 1992, the organization will have provided 233 scholarships to Washington County residents. The scholarships, $3,000 each, are awarded through application of criteria that includes a one...