IAHS Scholarship Lottery Program
The Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island (IAHS) will award scholarships to students of Italian American descent who demonstrate high potential and who intend on furthering their education full time at a U.S. college or university. To determine the winners, a scholarship lottery drawing will be utilized for applicants meeting all eligibility criteria. All previous winners are ineligible to reapply.
Two Categories of Scholarships for Students:
1. Graduating High School Students who have been accepted and enrolled into a college full time and meet all eligibility and application requirements
2. Enrolled undergraduate College students who plan on continuing their full time enrollment and meet all eligibility and application requirements
*Criteria for Eligibility:
Be of Italian American descent
Be a citizen of the United States
Be a current member of IAHS or have a parent/guardian or grandparent who is a current member of IAHS
Be enrolled in an accredited 4 year U.S. college or university program full time for the Fall of 2019
Have a documented minimum grade point average of 3.0
Complete and submit an application and meet all IAHS scholarship related criteria and deadlines
Amount and Intent of Awards:
There will be one scholarship awarded in each category in the amount of $2,000.00, for one year only, to be used to cover tuition, college room and board, and/or fees.
Italian American Historical Society of Rhode Island
P.O. Box 40160
Providence, RI 02940
*Applications for 2019 are available below.
Download High School Application
Download College Application