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UNICO Foundation to grant $6,000 in scholarships


Italian-American Herald

The UNICO Foundation will grant four scholarships valued at $6,000 to high school seniors who will be attending a full-time, accredited campus-based college/university program in the United States. The scholarships are paid out at $1,500 per school year up to a maximum of four years. A candidate must be a United States citizen of Italian descent. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all four scholarships.

The scholarships cover a wide range of academic disciplines, from medical science, nursing, Italian studies, engineering, physical sciences, life sciences, special education, therapy, fine arts, veterinary science and more.

An applicant must reside in the home state of an active UNICO Chapter, unless otherwise indicated. Candidates must meet the eligibility requirements stated on each of the respective applications. Applications are to be submitted online. Potential candidates are directed to the UNICO National website (www.unico.org), where they will click on the Scholarship tab. Students will find complete information and submission instructions. Paper applications cannot be accepted.

The deadline for most scholarship applications is April 15.

For further information on scholarships, please contact the UNICO National Scholarship Director, Joan Tidona at jntidona@unico.org or UNICO National at www.unico.org (973.808.0035).

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