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, 2019
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 15, 2019
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 26, 2019
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 2019-2020 academic year.

Italian American Club – Las Vegas Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian American Club – Las Vegas
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

National Italian American Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: The National Italian American Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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 2019 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, 2019
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.

Mario Cugia Italian Studies First Year Scholarship
Sponsor: Italian Catholic Federation
Amount: Up to $600
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
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.

GRHS Adult Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to all adults, both members and non-members of GRHS. Contestant must submit an essay on a topic elated to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Contestant does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

Pride in Your Heritage GRHS Youth Essay Contest
Sponsor: Germans from Russia Heritage Society (GRHS)
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Contest is open to students attending public, private, parochial, or home schools, and to students attending accredited universities as full-time undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay on a topic related to German Russian history, heritage or culture. Student does not need to be ethnic German-Russian to enter contest.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

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