The scholarship program for Il Circolo, Florida incorporates the true meaning of its mission statement, "To preserve and promote the Italian culture through education, art and music.” What better way to perform this than by fostering education of our young people?
Scholarships range from $500 to $2,500.
Il Circolo offers the following scholarships:
To be considered for an Il Circolo Heritage scholarship, a student must meet the following criteria:
Each scholarship award can only cover expenses directly related to study in higher education such as tuition and university-provided room and board. Scholarship funds not used during one academic year are not transferable to the following academic year.
Unsuccessful scholarship applicants and can and are encouraged to reapply in subsequent years.
Il Circolo’s requirements for the application to be considered complete and eligible for consideration are:An Active Il Circolo membership either in the name of the applicant, a parent/guardian or a grandparent
To apply for this scholarship, please complete and submit the Online Scholarship Application below (Please be sure to complete this form fully and attach any requested supporting documents 'resume, statement of work, school accomplishments and transcripts' before submitting):
Teachers in High schools and institutions of higher learning in the State of Florida are invited to apply for Italian language program assistance. Promising new programs and established programs that enjoy the support from their institutions are given precedence.
Applicants should provide:
INSTITUTIONAL Support recipients have included:
· Florida Atlantic University: Italian language instructional support (Fall 1986-Spring 1993)
· Florida Atlantic University: study abroad scholarship support for summer programs in Florence, Orvieto, and Venice (2002-present)
· Florida Atlantic University: Department of Music
INDIVIDUAL board members have also contributed to Florida Atlantic University’s Italian Program:
· Mrs. Connie De Marco: seed money for The Connie De Marco Distinguished Lecture in Italian Studies;
· Kay and Al Marzelli: funding for technical support for the first course in Italian cinema in the Florida State University System
· Jane Marzelli-Smith: general Italian program support and Orvieto Humanities Study Center Initiative support
· Sally Valenti: The Pasquale Valenti lecture in New Italian Cinema