Italian American Federation Scholarship
Italian American Federation of the East Bay, Inc.
The purpose of the Italian American Federation is to unify the Italian American community and re-establish closer ties with our Italian heritage. One of its principle and most cherished activities is the presentation of scholarship awards assigned to a number of promising Italian American students selected from the schools of our community.
SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION - CRITERIA
1.The Italian American Federation will award scholarships for students graduating in 2016.
2.Applicants must be of Italian ancestry graduating from a high school within the East Bay – or – a graduating student directly related to (son, daughter or grandchild) a member in good standing of an Italian Club represented by the Italian American Federation of the East Bay, Inc.
3.Graduating seniors seeking to further his/her education by obtaining a higher degree such as AA, BA, BS, or Certificated from a Trade or Vocational School.
4.Applications must be completed by the applicant and given to the school principal or authorized faculty adviser, who must send it to the Scholarship Committee together with a transcript of grades certifying the scholastic standing, school activity record and character of the candidate.
a.Applications and all supporting documents noted above must be received by the Scholarship Committee no later than March 15, 2016.
5.Applicants will be evaluated and judged on the following factors:
a.Their scholastic record.
b.Their activity and other evidence of leadership and character.
c.Recommendations of faculty.
d.A personal statement by applicant of his/her goals and Italian heritage must be attached.
6.Results of the competition will be announced in April. Judging will be done by the Scholarship Committee. The committee looks forward to honoring the recipients in person at the Annual Scholarship Dinner.
NOTE: Additional applications may be found on our website: www.italianamericanfederation.com.
(Revised 2015 for 2016 Graduates)
ITALIAN AMERICAN FEDERATION OF THE EAST BAY, Inc.
Mail Applications to: IAF c/o Toni Alstad, 18 Greyfell Pl., Pleasant Hill, CA. 94523
2016 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
Graduating Seniors of Italian Ancestry are eligible for this scholarship (The contents of this application are confidential)
The following information must be included and attached with the completed application:
A.Transcript of applicant’s scholastic record; a letter certifying rank in graduating class; activity record; and, a character reference letter from applicant’s principal or faculty adviser.
B.A personal statement by applicant of his/her goals and Italian heritage.
(If selected for a scholarship a wallet sized photograph will be requested. A copy photo of your graduation picture is preferred. Instructions for mailing or sending via email will be included in your letter of congratulations.)
Additional comments may be made on back of this form
Application must be received by March 15, 2016 to the above address with all required documentation.
I hereby apply for the academic scholarship presented annually by the Italian American Federation of the East Bay, Inc. I have enclosed all documents as required.
Name: _______________________________ Signature__________________________________
Birth Date: __________________________ Tel No: _________________ email_______________
Home Address: ___________________________ City: ______________________ Zip Code:______
High School:________________________Address:_________________________Zip Code:______
Name & address of father or guardian:_________________________________________________
Name & address of mother: _________________________________________________________
Father’s Occupation:_________________________Mother’s Occupation:_____________________
What extracurricular activities do you participate in? _________________________________________
What school do you plan to attend:_______________________________________________________
Major or principle study:_____________________________________________________________
Signature of parent or guardian:_________________________________________________________
(Revised 2015 for 2016 Graduates)