Apply for the Raffiani Family Foundation Scholarship

To fill out the online application you will need:

  1. Applicant information: Name, address, email address, phone number, high school.
  2. Transcript/Reference information: Name and email address of guidance counselor and teachers you are requesting recommendations from. We will send them instructions for submitting your recommendations.
  3. Italian Heritage: List your paternal and/or maternal heritage. Format: Relationship to you, Village/town/city, Province, Region. Example: Relationship: Grandmother, Village/town/city: Serino, Province: Avellino, Region: Campania.
  4. List your Italian Club participation
  5. Short answer questions.
    1. Italian Americans are often portrayed with negative stereotypes. What could you do to eliminate these labels and to promote a more positive image of Italian Americans?
      300 words or less
    2. Why did you choose to study the Italian language in high school?
      200 words or less
    3. Perchè sei interessato/a a continuare lo studio in italiano all'università?
      Scrivi la risposta con 200 parole (o meno) in italiano
  6. A list of courses currently available in the Italian Language/Culture curriculum which can be taken at the college you are planning to attend.

We recommend that you prepare your short answer questions in advance and paste them into the boxes provided. Once you submit the application you will not be able to edit your answers.

Begin: Application

Contact Laura Raffiani, Scholarship Chair with any questions.