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PLEASE NOTE: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE.  TO SECURE AN APPLICATION YOU MUST GO THROUGH YOUR LOCAL CHAPTER, DISTRICT, NATIONAL OFFICE OR SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTOR.

THE DEADLINE TO FILE IS APRIL 15, 2016 WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE DI MATTIO-CELLI FAMILY STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP WHICH IS MARCH 1, 2016.   

A nominee must reside in the home state of an active UNICO Chapter. Candidates MUST meet the eligibility requirements stated on each of the respective applications. Applications may be acquired from and submitted through a State Chapter, the District Governor or the UNICO National Office. Online degree programs are not eligible for UNICO scholarships.  

For more information on Scholarships, please contact the UNICO National Scholarship Director, Joan Tidona at jntidona@unico.orgTo find a local Chapter, please visit http://unico.org/search.asp or contact UNICO National at 973.808.0035.  

CLICK HERE TO LOCATE A CHAPTER IN YOUR AREA 

Dr. Anthony P. Vastola envisioned an Italian American civic organization that would benefit society while celebrating our illustrious heritage.  Of priority was a commitment to promoting higher education.  Today, UNICO continues Dr. Vastola’s vision by awarding scholarships to deserving students. 

UNICO National Scholarship Offerings 2015-2016

Sergeant John Basilone Memorial Graduate Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation, Inc. will grant up to a maximum of $6,000, paid out at $1,500 per year, for a graduate scholarship. The awardee must be initiating graduate study, full-time, at an accredited college/university program in the United States.  A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage.

Dr. Benjamin Cottone Memorial Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation, Inc. will grant a $5,000 scholarship, paid on award, to a student pursuing graduate education at an accredited medical school in the United States. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage.

Bernard and Carolyn Torraco Memorial Nursing Scholarships

The UNICO Foundation, Inc. will provide grants valued at $2,500 each, paid on award, to students attending accredited prelicensure or graduate nursing programs in the United States. Preference is given to applicants demonstrating financial need. A candidate must be a United States citizen. This program is open to nursing students of all ethnicities.

Undergraduate Awards

Major Don S. Gentile Scholarship            Alphonse A. Miele Scholarship

William C. Davini Scholarship                  Theodore Mazza Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation, Inc. will grant four scholarships valued at $6,000 to high school seniors who will be attending, full-time, an accredited college/university program in the United States; paid out at $1,500 per school year up to a maximum of 4 years. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all four scholarships. To do so requires the original application and three complete copies, including attachments. Multiple copies are necessary because scholarships are judged at different locations.

DiMattio Celli Family Study Abroad Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation will grant two scholarships, valued at $1,250 each, for study in Italy. Candidates must be currently enrolled, full-time, in an accredited college or university in the United States, pursuing a degree. The study abroad program must be eligible for credit by the student’s college/university. An applicant must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage.

Ella T. Grasso Literary Scholarship

The UNICO Foundation will provide two literary scholarships, valued at $1,000 each. Application for this program will be open to matriculated college students. Terms of submission require the candidate to present, in writing, an original short story or essay celebrating their Italian heritage.

Guglielmo Marconi Engineering Scholarship ***New for Matriculated Students***

The UNICO Foundation will grant a scholarship valued at $1,250 paid on award to a sophomore, junior or senior student enrolled full-time, in an accredited college/university program in the United States majoring in engineering. An applicant must be a United States citizen of Italian heritage.

Robert J. Tarte Scholarship for Italian Studies ***New for Matriculated Students***

The UNICO Foundation will provide a scholarship, valued at $1,000, to a student enrolled full-time, in an accredited college/university program in the United States pursuing Italian Studies. A candidate must hold United States citizenship. This program is open to applicants of all ethnicities.

Ralph J. Torraco Scholarship  ***New for Matriculated Students***

The UNICO Foundation will grant two scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, to students enrolled full-time, in an accredited college/university program in the United States pursuing a degree. A nominee must hold United States citizenship. This program is open to applicants of all ethnicities.

Louise Torraco Memorial Scholarship for Science  ***New for Matriculated Students***

The UNICO Foundation will grant two scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, to students enrolled full-time, in an accredited college/university program in the United States pursuing study of the Physical Sciences or Life Sciences. A nominee must hold United States citizenship. This program is open to applicants of all ethnicities.

Ralph J. Torraco Fine Arts Scholarship  ***New for Matricutlated Students***

The UNICO Foundation will grant two scholarships, valued at $2,500 each, to students enrolled full-time in an accredited college/university program in the United States candidates pursuing degree in the Fine Arts. A nominee must hold United States citizenship. This program is open to applicants of all ethnicities.