IAHS Scholarship Lottery Program: download available on website: www.iahsofri.org 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.

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Be of Italian American descent
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a member of IAHS or have a parent/guardian or grandparent who is a member of IAHS
  • Be enrolled in an accredited 4 year U.S. college or university program full time for the Fall of 2018
  • Have a documented minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Complete and submit an application and meet all IAHS scholarship related criteria and deadlines

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 enrollment full time and meet all eligibility and application requirements

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.