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College Scholarship Program

Il Circolo Italiano awards scholarships to deserving undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in the second semester or quarter of his/her sophomore year and accepted in an established study program in Italy in conjunction with an American college or university.

Criteria for Awarding College Scholarships

  • Must be enrolled in second semester or quarter of sophomore year

  • Have a workable knowledge of the Italian language

  • Complete the "Financial Information" on the application form

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Must attend a college or university in Colorado

  • Have a letter of acceptance from the study program in Italy

  • Applications and supporting materials should be sent to the Scholarship Chairman:

    Ms. Ida Casagranda
    3150 W. 39th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80211
    Phone: 303-477-3860
    Email: ijc0819@q.com

Awards amounts are granted at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee. A minimum of $1,000/person will be awarded in 2012.


The closing date for applications is April 4, 2014. All applications must include the following:

  • Official college transcripts

  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 grade-point average (on a 4.0 grading scale)

  • Recommendation, in writing, from two professors in your field of study for the current academic year

  • An attached personal statement

  • Download the application here

Awarding of Scholarships

  • Recipients will be notified by April 18, 2014.

  • Scholarships will be awarded on May 18, 2014, at the annual meeting of il Circolo Italiano di Denver. Winners must attend the ceremony.

  • The scholarship is awarded for use during the 2014/2015 Academic Year.