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Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship

Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship

Applicable For:

High School Students, Undergraduate Students

Max Award Amount:


Application Deadline:

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About This Scholarship

Its money can only be used for room and board, tuition, books, and other course-related costs. The following requirements must be met in order to be considered for the Sons of Italy Scholarship – Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship: a 2.5 GPA is required; the applicant must be a current member of Sons of Italy Lodge 2456 or the son, daughter, or grandchild of a current member who has been in good standing and the applicant must be enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, or vocational studies.

Eligibility Criteria For Frances DiMercurio Memorial Scholarship

Here are some common factors that may be considered:


  • Italian Heritage: The Sons of Italy Family Scholarship is typically open to individuals of Italian descent. Applicants may need to provide documentation or proof of their Italian heritage, such as ancestry records or certificates.
  • Academic Performance: Most scholarship programs require applicants to have a strong academic record. This may include a minimum grade point average (GPA), standardized test scores, or specific academic achievements in relevant coursework.
  • Enrollment Status: The scholarship may be available to high school seniors who plan to enroll in an accredited college or university as well as undergraduate or graduate students already enrolled in an educational institution.
  • Financial Need: Some Sons of Italy Family Scholarships consider financial need as a criterion. Applicants may need to provide information about their financial circumstances through documentation such as tax returns, financial aid forms, or a statement of financial need.
  • Community Involvement: Scholarship programs may prioritize applicants who demonstrate active involvement in their community, such as volunteer work, participation in Italian cultural events, or engagement with Italian-American organizations.
  • Letters of Recommendation: Strong letters of recommendation from teachers, mentors, or community leaders who can speak to the applicant’s character, academic abilities, and involvement in the Italian-American community may be required.
  • Personal Statement or Essay: Applicants may be required to submit a personal statement or essay that highlights their Italian heritage, academic aspirations, career goals, and how the scholarship would support their educational journey.

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