Other Ethnic Scholarships

Scholarships open to specific ethnicities, nationalities, or ancestries.

PanHellenic Scholarship Awards
Sponsor: PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are of Hellenic descent (applicant must have at least one great-grandparent with Hellenic roots). Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA.

Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Columbus Citizens Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to elementary school, middle school, high school, undergraduate, and graduate students of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian). Applicant must have financial need and at least a 3.0 GPA (for high school and college students).

First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association Annual Scholarship Program
Sponsor: First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association (FCSLA)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 25, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to members in good standing with the Association for at least three years prior to date of application. Applicant must also have a policy with the organization in his or her own name. Scholarships are open to students in grades 1-12, as well as college and graduate students. Award must be used towards tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year.

AACL Scholarship
Sponsor: Armenian-American Citizens League Educational Fund
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to permanent residents of the United States who have been living in California for at least two years and are of Armenian descent. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at an accredited college in the United States and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, medical, and legal students who will be enrolled in higher education for the Fall 2020 semester and have a GPA of at least 3.5. Applicant must have at least one ancestor who immigrated from Italy. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open to specific majors and state residency.

Peter Agris Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: Alpha Omega Council
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate and graduate students majoring in journalism or communications. Applicant must be of Greek-American descent, have at least a 3.0 GPA, and demonstrate financial need.

Italian American Club – Las Vegas Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian American Club – Las Vegas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: March 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are of Italian descent and legal residents of Clark County, Nevada.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are Roman Catholic and of Italian Descent and live within the Roman Catholic Dioceses of Arizona, California, Illinois, and Nevada. Applicant must be majoring in Italian Studies.

Pulaski Scholarships for Advanced Studies
Sponsor: American Council for Polish Culture
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 16, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to citizens of the United States who are of Polish ancestry and who are classified as a graduate student enrolled at an accredited university in the United States.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Texas OR Great Britain who are enrolled in full-time education and are aged between 11 and 21 years of age. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

UNICO National Scholarships
Sponsor: UNICO
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students who live in a state of an active UNICO Chapter. Most scholarships are open to students of Italian heritage, but there are some open to all ethnicities. In addition to general scholarships, there are scholarships open specifically to Engineering, Fine Arts, Italian Studies, Medical, Nursing, and Science majors.

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