The UNICO National mission is to promote the image of Italian Americans along with Italian heritage and culture by supporting charitable, scientific, cultural, educational, and literary projects. Unico offers several national scholarships for high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate school students. Scholarships vary in amount and eligibility criteria – see the scholarship page for details. Candidates residing in a community with a UNICO Chapter may also qualify to apply for local scholarships.
General eligibility requirements:
Applicant must reside in or have a UNICO Chapter/District sponsor from one of the following states: California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, or Wisconsin. Exception: The Maria and Paolo Alessio Southern Italy Scholarship is open to applicants from all 50 states.
Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
Each scholarship offering has a stand-alone application and specific requirements. You can apply to more than one if you meet eligibility.
Online degree programs are not eligible for UNICO scholarships.
Applicants do not need to be members of UNICO to apply
- 3.0 Minimum GPA
- Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
- Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
- Award is available to U.S. citizens
- Application form required
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Donor: UNICO Foundation Inc.
The UNICO Foundation Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation. This classification by the IRS allows various contributions to the Foundation to be tax-deductible. The Foundation was incorporated in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1962.Website