Max Amount: 5000
Deadline: March 1, 2013
* Official SAT/PSAT/ACT scores, GPA and activity records.
* Official Transcript.
* Include two (2) Letters of Recommendation. If athletic, one letter from a school coach.
* List the names and addresses of these two persons whom you have asked to recommend you for a scholarship. These recommendation letters should exemplify your character, activities and community involvement.
* An essay of at least 200 words.
Eligibility: Scholarships will be awarded to students graduating from public or private high schools in California, Nevada, and Klamath Falls, Oregon. Applicants must be wholly or partly of Italian ancestry.
Purpose: The Sons of Italy Western Foundation and the Grand Lodge of California, Order Sons of Italy in America, are proud to provide college scholarships to eligible students.
Scholarship Provider : Order Sons of Italy in America- (OSIA) Grand Lodge of California
Background: The Order Sons of Italy in America was founded in the State of California on September 22, 1922. As if to signify that as a center from which the Order would spread its roots over the entire State, its birth was in Fresno, geographical center of California and important seat of one of the richest agricultural zones of our Nation, enriched by the sacrifices, work and genius of Italians.
Further Information: http://www.sonsofitalyca.org/