High School Scholarships

Please note, we are no longer taking applications for High School for the 2021-2022 school year.
 


Eligibility

  • Students who are of Italian descent (at least 25% Italian)
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Households where the total gross income does not exceed $20,000 per capita ($20,000 per person in the household) are eligible. For example, for a household of four, the maximum total gross income is $80,000 to be eligible.
  • Only 8th graders who will enter high school as a freshman in the Fall of 2021 are eligible to apply. Students who are already in high school are NOT eligible to receive a CCF high school scholarship.
  • Students must  be citizens of the United States or residents of same status.


Process

  1. To be considered for a CCF high school scholarship, an online application and supporting documentation must be submitted by the deadline that contains detailed and confidential personal information. 
  2. A Committee reviews and evaluates the applications.
  3. The Committee invites select applicants to visit the Foundation for a mandatory interview (April/May).
  4. Approximately one month after all interviews have been held, the committee decides which applicants will be awarded scholarships.
  5. Parents/Guardians/Applicants are notified by mail of the committee’s decision. 

Requirements

  • Enroll in Italian Language course(s) if offered at chosen school to fulfill their school’s language requirements.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 3.5 or higher. Report cards must be submitted to CCF annually to record GPA. 
NOTE: CCF scholarships are partial scholarships and will not cover all tuition costs.