The National Italian American Foundation is pleased to announce its new partnership with Luiss Guido Carli, the number one private university in Italy. The partnership will award two full-tuition scholarships for Italian American students to study at the campus in Rome for the 2023-2024 academic year. The scholarships will be awarded to one student...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation awards college scholarships to deserving student-athletes who express pride in our culture and heritage. The 2023 application process is now officially open. The organization’s goal is to honor graduating high school seniors or current college players. The scholarships are open to Americans, and internationa...

For more than 60 years, Nutley UNICO and its member donors have helped Nutley students and Nutley Families with their educational pursuits through local scholarship awards. To date, Nutley UNICO has contributed over $500,000 in scholarship awards. Nutley UNICO, Inc., makes available annually twenty-five (25) scholarships to Nutley students who will...

Francesco Bonvini is taking the next step in his baseball career by playing at the College of Staten Island on a scholarship. A previous recipient of an Italian American Baseball Foundation scholarship, Bonvini, an Italian native from Parma, is living out his dream of playing baseball in America. He played last season at Kingsborough Community Coll...

Our second annual scholarship fund was created with the proceeds from the recent sale of our PIA Calendar 2023, along with the donations of generous PIA members. Please print the PDF link (listed below), fill out the application and mail in all requested items by the March 15, 2023 deadline.  PURPOSE OF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: To connect with others t...

With an extended family history of grandparents, parents and a sibling embracing learning, it isn’t surprising that Gloria Pieretti helped educate many people during her lifetime. Now, thanks to Gloria, many future Western Nevada College students will be educated through a $1.25 million endowment in her name as part of the existing Testolin Pierett...

The UNICO National Foundation awarded scholarships worth nearly $100,000 in 2022, and these scholarships are again available to eligible high school and college students. The qualifications differ for each scholarship. Applicants are encouraged to review the entire list of offerings on the UNICO website – click “scholarships” at unico.org – and dow...

Golf wasn’t readily available for Ludovica Farina growing up in the southern part of Italy, with most of the major courses and top players clustered in the northern section. But that didn’t stop her from making the Italian National Team at 12-years-old and ultimately putting together a highly successful four-year career in College Park.  Growing up...

The UNICO Rehoboth Area Chapter season opener on Oct. 20 featured author-member Richard Muti, who shared his research and lifelong interest in Frank Sinatra, with his publication “Cent’anni: The Sinatra Legend at 100.” Muti, a member who along with his wife Lorraine, transferred from a New Jersey UNICO Chapter and lives in Millsboro, has an impress...

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, the Italian-American service organization, is dedicated to helping local students maximize their talent and potential through educational pursuits. In the 49 years since the chapter began, the organization has offered scholarships to graduating high school seniors. This year, the chapter will be offering...